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Tag: oil spill response

UK MCA withdraws Oil Recovery Vessel Code

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The UK MCA issued a Marine Guidance Note, in order to inform operators that its Black Code, adopted in 1996, for Vessels Engaged in Oil Recovery Operations, is now withdrawn. The Code addressed the provisions considered necessary for Offshore Supply Vessels when engaged in the task of oil recovery in the event of an accidental spill.

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Vessel taking on water causes oil spill in Mississippi

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The US Coast Guard announced that, along with local agencies, responded to an oil discharge at mile marker 57, on the Lower Mississippi River near Belle Chasse, Louisiana, on June 19th. USCG received a report of a discharge of approximately 20 gallons of oil, when the tug boat HALEY BROOKE began taking on water.

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Simulated oil spill training realized in West Africa

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A tanker collides with an unknown ship off the Ivorian coast, causing a major oil spill. This was the scenario of an oil spill training exercise, that took place in Abidjan and Assinie, Côte d’Ivoire, on 8-9 June. The deployment exercise involved more than 100 participants, working together to fight the simulated spill, first at sea and then ashore.

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