The Chinese coal ship Shen Neng 1 ran aground in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park on April 3, 2010, and began spilling out oil.
THE man in charge of a Chinese bulk carrier which damaged “58 football fields” of the Great Barrier Reef will serve three months in jail.
THE Fraser Coast will not tolerate any environmental damage caused by the crippled Chinese coal carrier Shen Neng 1 – and authorities say they understand that.
THE first mate in charge of the Shen Neng 1 when it crashed into Douglas Shoal had just two and a half hours of broken sleep in the 37 hours before the incident
TWO Chinese men charged with offences related to damaging the Great Barrier Reef have been granted bail.
PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd has slammed the actions of the Shen Neng 1 crew after the coal carrier ran aground at Douglas Shoal on Saturday.