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oil spill:

see water pollutionwater pollution,
contamination of water resources by harmful wastes; see also sewerage, water supply, pollution, and environmentalism. Industrial Pollution
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PHE ONWJ continues to optimally handle oil spills by laying protection to hold oil spills so that they are handled maximally in the ocean.
More coast guards eyed for oil spill drills !-- -- Evelyn Macairan (The Philippine Star) - July 4, 2019 - 12:00am DAVAO CITY, Philippines Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Admiral Elson Hermogino yesterday proposed expanding the Regional Maritime Pollution Exercise (Marpolex) to include all countries bordering the South China Sea.
Anih Berhad, the concessionaire of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway, has denied the occurrence of an oil spill at Km75.7 of the road, as alleged by social media postings which have gone viral.
However, it revealed that the northern coast, which comprises several islands along with tourism and leisure facilities, was more prone to a higher density of oil spills should such an incident occur.
The Norwegian Coastal Administration has been partnering with its Kenyan counterpart Kenya Maritime Authority to help boost the capacity for Kenya to respond to oil spills emergencies.
KARACHI -- While there has been no official explanation yet on the source and true extent of a recent oil spill reportedly affecting coastal parts of Sindh and Balochistan, fishermen at Mubarak village a coastal town worst hit by the disaster desperately await damage-limitation and rehabilitation measures.
KARACHI -- The oil spill on the coastal belt, spreading from Mubarak Village to Manorah, has started affecting marine life.
Karachi -- Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has worked over 7 decades to establish collective expertise for oil spill preparedness to secure safe shipping on clean oceans.
KARACHI -- The marine experts, at a two-day workshop organized by Karachi Port Trust, here on Monday underlined the need for building capacity to at least cope with first tier of oil spill into the sea.
During oil spills around multi-island areas, coastal structures such as breakwaters, quays, jetties, wharfs, and docks are likely obstacles to the spreading and transport of oil slicks [3, 10].
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 8, 2017-Rosneft Unit Sets Up Russia JV with Finnish Oil Spill Recovery Equipment Maker Lamor