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`Bahia Paraiso'

Volume 172: debated on Thursday 17 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has any information regarding the oil aboard the Argentinian vessel Bahia Paraiso currently lying in Antarctic waters.

According to a report provided by the Argentine authorities at a meeting of the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes (November 1989), the following amounts of oil products were estimated to be still on board the Bahia Paraiso:

  • 568 cu m diesel fuels
  • 73 cu m "Artic" diesel fuels
  • 43 cu m JP1 Aviation Kerosene
  • 9 cu m lubricating oil