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Oil Discharges

Volume 164: debated on Thursday 21 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what were the flag states of eight non-United Kingdom ships alleged to have been responsible for illegal oil discharges in United Kingdom waters since 1984; and when were these cases passed on the competent authorities in the relevant flag states for investigation.

Flag stale

Date case passed to competent authority

Liberia13 August 1986
Liberia7 April 1988
Liberia27 July 1988
Bahamas10 December 1988
Turkey27 June 1989
Cyprus3 November 1989
Brazil9 November 1989
Antigua11 December 1989