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The Amoco Cadiz
The Amoco Cadiz was carrying 130,000 tons of oil when it sank in Portsall Bay, France, on March 17, 1978. Some 400 km of Breton coastlines were affected. Following the incident, not only was the ecological equilibrium greatly disturbed but local economy - based on fishing - was also completely paralyzed.