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Bow Jubail Spill (Netherlands)

On June 23 2018, the Bow Jubail lost 227 tonnes of bunker fuel oil in the Port of Rotterdam. A thousand Mute swans were oiled. The EUROWA personnel is mobilised alongside members of the GOWRS project.

526 oiled birds were captured and taken to a temporary rehab centre at the Maeslant storm surge barrier, Hoek van Holland.

Over a four-week period 511 mute swans were rehabiltated and released.

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