Networked systems for situational awareness and intervention in maritime incidents

Shannon Estuary Incident Response

Shannon Estuary - Graphic Demonstration

Oil spills are a significant environmental risks for oil and shipping industries worldwide and have been for many decades. Although, in recent years we have seen vast improvements in safety standards leading to decreases in the number of accidents worldwide. However when spills occurs the environment and livelihood effects can be significant.

Historically, focus has been on prevention, however recent developments show that there is also a high priority to develop technologies as well as organisational structures that have the capability to respond to spill incidents.

Exercise 'Cathach' is a 2 day demonstration of oil spill response and will be held in the Shannon Estuary over the 17th and 18th of April 2013.

Learn more at

http://www.shannonresponse.com/

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River Shannon & River Fergus Estuaries - Special Protection Area
(Site Code 4077)

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Maree Noir Oil Spill 3hrs

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Maree Noir Oil Spill 12hrs

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Maree Noir Oil Spill 24hrs

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Maree Noir Oil Spill 48hrs

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Press Release 1 - April 18th 10am

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Press Release 2 - April 18th 11.20am

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Ship Details

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