Oil fighting exercise in the Mecklenburg Bay

Oil fighting exercise in the Mecklenburg Bay

15 August 2019, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Rostock: During an oil fighting exercise on the Baltic Sea, the special ship "Bottsand" of the German Federal Armed Forces is deployed with hull halves folded apart. The common approach is practiced in the event that heavy fuel oil should escape after a ship collision. For the exercise, the "oil spill" is represented by 20 cubic meters of popcorn. Six ships and a reconnaissance drone are in use, the exercise is led by the general average command. (Aerial photo with a drone /copter) Photo by: Bernd W'stneck/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

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August 15, 2019 03:23:06 PM
August 16, 2019 07:23:25 PM
Bernd W'stneck
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Oil spills, Industrial accidents, Accidents, Accidents and disasters, General news, Oil spills, Pollution, Environmental concerns, Environment, Environment and nature, Oil and gas industry, Energy industry, Business
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Rostock, MECKLENBURG-WESTERN POMERANIA, GERMANY
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