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Thai Beach Declared Disaster Area after Offshore Oil Spill

Jan 31, 2022

A beach in eastern Thailand was declared a disaster area on Saturday as oil leaking from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand continued to wash ashore and blacken the sand.The leak from the pipeline owned by Star Petroleum Refining Public Company Limited (SPRC) started late on Tuesday and was brought under control  a day later after spilling an estimated 50,000 liters (13,209 gallons) of oil into the ocean 20 km (12 miles) from the country's industrialized eastern seaboard…

Thailand Deploys Ships to Contain Second Oil Leak Off East Coast

Feb 10, 2022

Ships were deployed in Thailand on Thursday to contain a fresh oil spill off its eastern coast, authorities said, two weeks after an undersea pipeline leak in the same area damaged coastal communities and marine life.The pipeline, owned by Star Petroleum Refining Public Company (SPRC)…

Oil Workers Race to Protect Beaches from Spill Offshore Thailand

Jan 28, 2022

Hundreds of workers set up oil barriers along beach fronts in Thailand's eastern Rayong province on Friday as authorities raced to limit the environmental damage from gallons of oil that leaked from an underwater pipeline earlier this week.The…

VIDEO: Cleanup Underway after Oil Spills Offshore Thailand

Jan 26, 2022

Thailand mobilized its navy and other agencies on Wednesday to contain an oil spill after an estimated 160,000 liters (35,195 gallons) leaked from an undersea pipeline about 20 km (12.4 miles) off its industrialized eastern seaboard.The leak…

L3 Harris Tapped to Deliver USV for Offshore Oil Spill Response

Jul 01, 2021

An unidentified 'leading integrated oil and gas company' recently took delivery of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) from  L3Harris Technologies, a USV designed to help out during oil spill response operations.C-Tug 3 is an 11-ft. USV  outfitted with L3Harris' ASView control system…

Taiwan: Refiner CPC Cleaning Up Offshore Oil Spill

Jun 23, 2021

Taiwan's state-owned refiner CPC Corp has started cleaning up an offshore oil spill caused by a pipeline that cracked during the discharging of oil from a vessel at its Talin refinery, the company's spokesman said on Wednesday.The oil leak occurred on Tuesday at 2:18 a…

Cathelco to Prevent Marine Growth on KOC's Oil Spill Response Vessel

Sep 14, 2020

Cathelco, part of Evac Group, has won an order to deliver marine growth prevention system (MGPS) for a new multi-purpose oil spill response and towage vessel being built for the Kuwait Oil Co.The system will be installed to prevent bio-fouling…

Damen Equipment for Korea's Oil Spill Recovery/Dredging Vessel

May 19, 2020

Dutch Damen Shipyards Group has signed a deal with Korean yard Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) to deliver components for an oil recovery/dredging vessel. Under the deal, Damen will deliver all equipment for oil recovery operations as well as a complete dredging installation…

Oil Spill from S-Oil's Offshore Buoy Contained Off S.Korea

Jan 29, 2020

A crude oil spill from South Korea's S-Oil's offshore buoy was contained off the southeastern coast of South Korea, the country's coast guard and the refiner said on Wednesday. The leak occurred early Wednesday as the offshore buoy's pressure gauge was broken but the source of the leak was sealed…

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