In the Haifa Bay, the ship hit a pipe company Petroleum & Energy Infrastructures (PEI), which led to the oil spill in the Mediterranean sea.
It is expected that soon the oil will reach the coast. Started clean up operations.
The Ministry of environment and the Ministry of health urged citizens to refrain from swimming on the beaches of Haifa, Kiryat Yam and other cities in the region over the next few days.
Information is specified.