Fishing, hunting losses from oil spill estimated at $163 mln

Fishing, hunting losses from oil spill estimated at $163 mln

Fishing, hunting losses from oil spill estimated at $163 mln

The FINANCIAL - According to RIA Novosti, Losses to fishing and hunting from a fuel oil spill in a strait between the Black and Azov seas are estimated at 4 billion rubles ($163.2 mln), agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on November 19.


At least 2,000 metric tons of fuel spilled into the Kerch Strait when a tanker split open and four freighters sank in a storm November 11; at least six sailors died, and five have yet to be found.

 

 


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