Wakashio Captain’s ‘Wifi’ Story In Doubt Following New Revelations In Mauritius Oil Spill Case

SourceForbes
SectorOil & Gas
CountryMiddle east

Satellite Internet provider, Inmarsat: Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) views satellite coverage ... [+] screens in the Network Operation Centre control room with Rupert Pearce (R), CEO of Inmarsat during a visit to Inmarsat in London on October 22, 2015 AFP via Getty Images The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is still reeling from the devastating oil spill caused by the Panama-flagged, Japanese-owned vessel, The Wakashio. More questions are now being asked about the cause of the incident as the original claims start to unravel. The first day that the Panama Maritime Authorities landed in Mauritius on September 8, they claimed that the captain had ordered a change of course to “find internet or a telephone signal.”  While this captured many headlines, most in ...read more...