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Singapore to Seek Compensation from Shipowner for Oil Spill

Jun 20, 2024

Singapore will seek compensation for the costs incurred in an oil spill last week from the owners of the stationary vessel that discharged the oil, local media CNA reported on Thursday.The Maritime and Port Authority told CNA that the shipowner of Singapore-flagged Marine Honour - which was hit by Netherlands-flagged dredger Vox Maxima - is liable for costs incurred in containing and cleaning the oil spill and damage to infrastructure…

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

Jun 16, 2024

An oil spill off southern Singapore has spread to other areas of the island's coast and is threatening a marine reserve, government agencies said, adding that authorities were intensifying efforts to mop up the fuel.The oil spilled into Singaporean…

Port of Antwerp Closes a Dock and a Lock Due to Oil Spill

Jun 07, 2024

Authorities at the port of Antwerp have closed a dock and are using drones to monitor the fallout from an oil spill that occurred while a ship was bunkering at one of its docks, a port spokesperson said on Friday.'We are doing everything we can to make sure the oil stays locally…

Lithuania Probes Baltic Sea Oil Spill

Feb 08, 2024

Lithuania said on Thursday it had been informed by a subsidiary of Polish oil refiner Orlen PKN of an oil spill in the country's waters in the Baltic Sea and had launched a probe into the incident.Lithuania's Environmental Protection Department said in a statement the subsidiary…

Predictability, or “Call your Designated Responder Early and Often”

Jan 23, 2024

Predictability is the aim of every human, company, or society.Humanity simply strives to increase its level of predictability whether as a person, or as a group of people. When humans attain a certain level of predictability, their hope for the future goes up and their level of anxiety goes down…

MSC to Jointly Fund Settlment Stemming from 2021 Pipeline Spill

Feb 12, 2023

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company' press office confirmed acceptance of a proposal to jointly fund a settlement with claimants relating to the 2021 Orange County pipeline oil spill. Terms of a formal settlement are still being negotiated and once reached will have to be approved by the Court…

ARA Taps Coolbaugh as Ohmsett Facility Manager

Aug 14, 2020

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) announced Dr. Tom Coolbaugh has joined the team as the Program/Facility Manager for Ohmsett – The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility. He will have oversight of the day-to-day operations…

RECSO Hosts First Global Oil Spill conference

Oct 25, 2019

The Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO), an oil industry co-operative organisation in the Middle East, has hosted First RECSO Enviro Spill Conference and Exhibition.In delivering the keynote speech at the opening ceremony, Abdulhakim A. Al-Gouhi…

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