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Historical response exercise in Skagerrak
1/20/2017 12:35:54 PM
An increase in incidents involving chemical spills spills, previous incidents and an increased maritime traffic forms the backdrop for the largest oil and chemical pollution exercise ever held in Norway.
The counter fill operation started with a press meeting
5/4/2016 2:39:17 PM
To present the operations starting now, the NCA and Van Oord welcomed the press on board the vessel MV "Siddis Mariner" Tuesday, 3 May.
Aiming to fight oil spills with water
3/16/2016 10:23:33 AM Establishing whether water can replace chemicals in cleaning up oil slicks has moved a step closer after tests at the Norwegian centre for testing of oil spill response equipment in Horten south of Oslo.
Testing clean-up preparedness off Svalbard
3/15/2016 1:11:14 PM A recent planning conference has set objectives for an oil spill response exercise planned by the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) in cooperation with the governor of Svalbard.
Preparing for increased shipping in the high North
2/12/2016 2:10:44 PM The Norwegian Coastal Administration is already starting measures this year to increase the safety at sea around Svalbard. It is occurring as a result of an expected increase in traffic in the waters around the archipelago.
Nobody can cope on their own
1/11/2016 1:50:00 PM “It’s good I decided to sit here,” says the Norwegian, as he perches in the bows and watches the Russian, the Icelander and the American yelling for help in the stern.
Experiences from oil spills at the Norwegian coast
4/2/2013 11:19:00 AM The report “Experiences from oil spills at the Norwegian coast. A summary of environmental effects“ contains a brief description of the environmental monitoring carried out after the four largest oil spills from vessels in Norwegian waters over the past ten years: the “Rocknes” in 2004, the “Server” in 2007, the “Full City” in 2009 and the “Godafoss” in 2011.