Oil Spill Response Exercise conducted at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 02-05-2017        Tweet

NAVI MUMBAI: The Marine Department of the Port coordinated an Oil Spill Response Exercise at JNPT Harbour on 24th April 2017 to evaluate preparedness of the port in the event of an Oil Spill. Officials of JNPT, MbPT, Oil Companies (ONGC, BPCL), Indian Coast Guard witnessed the exercise which was conducted by the service provider Sadhav Shipping, Mumbai.

Such regular mock exercises are being conducted every quarter with the active participation of JNPT, MbPT, Oil Companies and Indian Coast Guard Officials. This exercise was conducted to mobilise and operate the Oil Spill response equipment such as oil containment boom, skimmer and other equipment in JNPT waters.