A WORKER EMPTIES A SACK FULL OF SOLIDIFIED FUEL OIL COLLECTED ON THE
BASQUE COAST IN A RECYCLING PLANT....
A worker empties a sack full of solidified fuel oil collected on the
Basque coast in a recycling plant in Zierbena on February 4, 2003.
"Crown Resources", the metals and energy trader, is suing the owners of
the Bahamanian-flagged Prestige tanker which sank off the coast of
Spain in November. The Swiss-based company had chartered the Prestige
to carry 77,000 tonnes of fuel oil which is now spilling on to French
and Spanish beaches. REUTERS/Vincent West REUTERS