Sunken tanker Sanchi discovered, four oil slicks detected

  • An Iranian oil tanker Sanchi, which sank off China, has become the reason for four separate slicks. The slicks have spread into an area of 100 square kilometers. According to the reports of Chinese authorities, the tanker was carrying around 136,000 tonnes of ultra-light crude oil. The tanker collided with another vessel which ultimately led to this destruction. As per the reports, it exploded and sank on Sunday. The vessel Sanchi was burning a week before it sank. All the crew members of the tanker are presumed to be dead by the authorities.