CYPRUS – TIER 1 OIL SPILL RESPONSE EQUIPMENTS


oil-spill-response-equipment18th January 2016, Mavi Deniz supply Tier 1 Oil Spill Response Equipment’s
( 1 x 30 m3 / h multi oil skimmer, 650 m Harbor Oil Boom, 2 x Electric Boom Reel, 1.000 m Sorbent Boom, Pads, etc. ) to Cyrus Electricity Authority Facility at Magosa Port. After the spill occurred at 2013 when around 100 tons of fuel leaked into the sea when a tanker was offloading at a power plant on Tuesday in the town of
Gastria (known in Turkish as Kalecik). Cyprus develop its capacity with oil spill response equipments. Mehmet Harmanci, tourism, environment and culture chief of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, said a ship from Turkey equipped with pollution control equipment was helping the clean-up.
Witnesses reported seeing oil slicks along a stretch of up to five kilometers (three miles) of coast along the south of the Karpas peninsula, popularly known as the divided island’s panhandle.
An official statement called the spill an “environmental disaster” in which 100 tons of fuel was released into the sea in just 15 minutes.
As clean-up operations progressed, it said the necessary precautions would be taken to prevent such accidents in the future.
The eastern Mediterranean island has been divided since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded following a coup by Greek Cypriots seeking union with Greece. For more information please contact us : info@mavideniz.com.tr