The company that assembled the oil tanker that caused an oil spill off the coast of Mauritius agreed on Friday to pay a billion yen (about eight million euros) to restore the areas hit by the disaster.
The President of Mitsui O.S.K. Junichiro Ikeda, Lines, announced that the company “will make long-term contributions to the environment and society of Mauritius with the support and collaboration of experts and organizations specialized in restoration and environmental protection.”
Ikeda said in a statement by the company on its website that 13 employees were sent to the website along with material “to recover the filtered oil”.
The company has elaborated that the money it will provide will be used to “protect and restore the environment,” “financial contributions to local NGOs and the Mauritius government,” “staff contributions” and “contributions to the community.” and their industry “.