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Vessel Clavigo Oil Spill Response Operation

The ship Clavigo, which got out of control due to the southwest and heavy rain off Tuzla, crashed into a ship named Dede. Due to the impact of the collision, both vessels began to take on water by lying on their sides. Coastal Guard teams were dispatched to the scene. The crews rescued a total of 13 crew members on board. The ship Clavigo, which was involved in the accident, remained on its side on the Tuzla coast. An oil barrier was installed around the ship to prevent the fuel that may leak from spreading to the sea, and absorbent pads, boom, and oil skimmer were used as a stand-by. Afterward, the raked ship floated.

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