Fear: Split cargo ships leaves tons of oil lost at sea
Officials are warning that the damage appears to be small – the natural disaster created by the vessel itself has caused worries for marine life & such other things living in the sea.
About 150 cargo containers also spilled from the Rena, and officials were warning beachgoers to stay away from the debris that has washed ashore. Some people have been seen scavenging bags of powdered milk from the beach, but authorities warned the food may be unsafe.
Over 100 reported tons of oil remain on the wreck.