The 147,000 tonne oil tanker Sea Empress ran aground on February 15th 1996 at 8.07 pm, despite being under the control of one of Milford Haven’s harbour pilots.

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Image: Sea Empress photo taken by Barry Batchelor on 16 February 1996.

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Melanitta nigra [online], Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/full/22724879/0 [accessed 05/07/2015]

This fact sheet has been produced using information supplied by:
Friends of the Earth
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London
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Tel: 0207 4901 555

The World Conservation Monitoring Centre
219 Huntingdon Road
Cambridge

Sea Mammal Research Unit
High Cross
Madingly Road
Cambridge
CB3 0DL
01223 277871

Institute for Terrestrial Ecology/Countryside Commission for Wales
Plas Pembroke
Ffordd
Penrose
Bangor
LL57 2LQ
01248 370045

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