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EPA workers and local volunteers clear oil from a beach on Taiwan's north coast near the fishing village of Shimen. The oil came from a ruptured fuel tank in the TS Lines vessel 'TS Taipei' which broke in two after grounding in shallows following loss of propulsion. Most of the 614 containers the ship was carrying were off-loaded from the stricken 20,615 ton vessel and attempts are being made to minimise environmental damage to this stretch of coastline, a popular beach recreation area for residents from nearby capital Taipei.