The Global Oil Achilles, a 30 million gallon mega-oil tanker, collides with a longliner. The tanker’s steering fails, she is bleeding crude oil, and she is drifting towards the coast of Oahu. Will Waikiki be seriously impacted? Kauai? The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands?
Under Threat describes the dramatic effect of a catastrophic oil spill when a super tanker breaks its back off the coast of Waikiki after colliding with a longliner fishing vessel. Hawaii has two old petroleum refineries on Oahu.