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Quantity of oil spilt from tanker incidents 1970-2018

Quantity of oil leaked from tanker incidents 1970 to 2018 (in metric tons)

by M. Garside, last edited Feb 12, 2019
Quantity of oil spilt from tanker incidents 1970-2018 This statistic shows the amount of oil leaked from tanker incidents from 1970 to 2018. In 2018, a total of 116,000 metric tons of oil was leaked from oil tanker incidents, the largest quantity leaked in 24 years. Most of the quantity leaked in 2018 was attributable to the incident involving the MT SANCHI in the East China Sea. Since the 70s and 80s, the average annual amount of oil spilled from tankers has decreased significantly.
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Quantity of oil leaked from tanker incidents 1970 to 2018 (in metric tons)

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