Australian authorities continue to do everything possible,
to prevent an ecological disaster near the world's largest coral reef.
According to the service of maritime security of the country, on Saturday night which went from the port of Gladstone cargo tanker
collided with the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, resulting in a fuel leak.
On board the tanker, registered in the PRC, 65 tons of coal and 975 tons of oil.
As long as the oil slick spread over three kilometers.
The Great Barrier Reef stretches for 345,000 square kilometers.
He is the largest ecosystem in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.