The Swans of Rotterdam
On June 23 2018, the Bow Jubail lost 217 tonnes of bunker fuel oil
in the Port of Rotterdam. A thousand Mute swans were oiled.
522 oiled birds were captured and taken to a temporary rehab centre at the
Maeslant storm surge barrier, Hoek van Holland.
Over a four-week period 509 mute swans were rehabiltated and released.
A joint production of:
Production and interview: Simone Jay – Son Respons
Sound design: MacLoud
Film by Vincent Kruijt