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Burning of floating and stranded oil have been successfully tested in Greenland
Press release | Published: 2018-03-06

Burning of floating and stranded oil was successfully tested last summer in Greenland by Aarhus University, Greenland Oil Spill Response A/S, Lamor Corporation Ab and DESMI A/S. The experiments includ......

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Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
Press release | Published: 2017-03-24

The EU-funded project GRACE has launched a system for real-time monitoring of oil compounds in open seawater. This kind of technology could have a great potential onboard on many types of vessels that......

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Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-11-15

The new smart navigation ice buoy system will deliver real-time data on oil in water especially in cold climate conditions. It will help environmental and oil response authorities to monitor marine en......

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Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Press release | Published: 2016-02-29

In 2015, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities decreased significantly compared to the previous year. Eventually, 47 of the discharges were confirmed to be ......

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Project assembled by SYKE granted EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-02-16

A consortium assembled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has been granted a significant amount of EU funding for the development of Arctic oil spill response methods and the evaluation of thei......

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Oil recovery exercise Kemi Arctic 2015 to test heavy equipment
Press release | Published: 2015-03-24

The oil recovery exercise “Kemi Arctic 2015” that will be held on 25 March off the coast of Kemi will test mechanical oil recovery and remote sensing equipment in Arctic conditions. The exercise will ......

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Joint Finnish-Swedish surveillance operation found no oil spills in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2014-06-04

Finnish and Swedish aircraft found no oil spills in the Baltic Sea during the intensive surveillance operation carried out on Monday. The aircraft patrolled the Gulf of Finland and the central Baltic ......

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Situation awareness system for environmental emergency response (BORIS 2)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Steering group: Kalervo Jolma (SYKE), Magnus Nyström (Ministry of the Environment), Rami Ruuska (The Ministry of the Interior Department for Rescue Services), Ilpo Tolonen (Regional rescue serv...

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Winter navigation risks and oil contingency plan (WINOIL)
Project | Published: 2013-04-12

Latest events Final Seminar of the WINOIL project was held in St. Petersburg, Russia in 30th September 2014. After the seminar, the project group will have the closing meeting in 1st November, a...

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Oil spill surveillance operation by three states detects no oil spills
Press release | Published: 2013-05-17

A surveillance flight operation conducted by Finland, Sweden and Estonia last Friday did not discover any verified oil spills in the Northern Baltic Sea. On the other hand, the planes reported two oth......

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Balex Delta 2012 exercise
Content page | Published: 2013-05-08

According to the decision of HELCOM Response 13/2010 Finland was the lead country to organize and conduct the annual joint Baltic operational marine pollution response exercise BALEX DELTA in year...

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Sub-regional risk of spill of oil and hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea (BRISK)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

Finland together with all other Baltic Sea countries and HELCOM has participated the project BRISK (Sub-regional risk of spill of oil and hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea). The proj...

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Marine ecological preparedness plan of oil accidents (ÖVA)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Background A national preparedness plan is compiled in the project to assess the marine ecological effects of oil accidents. The preparedness plan will become valid, if an oil accident ...

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Baltic Sea countries' joint oil response exercise outside Helsinki went well
Press release | Published: 2012-09-04

Press release by SYKE and HELCOM Oil spill response vessel Louhi. Image: SYKE......

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Finland to host this year's Baltic Sea region oil response exercise
Press release | Published: 2012-08-01

Press release by SYKE, HELCOM and Helsinki City Rescue Department Oil response vessel Halli in 2007 Balex......

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