Breaking News – Oil Tanker Runs Aground in Lough Foyle

Various news sources in both the 26 counties and 6 counties are reporting that a 12000 tonne oil tanker has run aground near Greencastle in Lough Foyle. The vessel the Thun Liffey registered in the Netherlands struck the Tuns sandbank about 8:30 am today.

The vessel had discharged at Derry and was on its way to Milford Haven, two tugs are providing assistance.

This report from the Donegal Daily has video of the incident:…/breaking-oil-tanker…/

Bernard Moffatt

Assistant General Secretary Celtic League (29th December 2020)

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