Flashback in maritime history and infographic: Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire, 20 April 2010


A massive oil spill ensued; the cleanup has been completed; and restoration work is slowly beginning. Most of the damage claims have been settled, but some litigation is ongoing. While root cause and ultimate responsibility for this casualty continue to be disputed, it is clear that the tragic incident was preventable.

See further below two very interesting infographics on the incident (click on image to enlarge). Enjoy…


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