"If the sea is blue... is also thanks to the yellow fleet"

Servizi

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In Seas and Ports In Internal Waters Marine Antipollution Service
Environment Ministry
Oil Rig Patrol


November 2002 – GALICIA (Spain) – Sinking of the M/C “PRESTIGE” and Bahama flag subsequent to an explosion in the tank on board – environment Ministry/European Union

The vessels TITO and ACQUA CHIARA fighting pollution. >>

March 2000 – PORTOVESME (CARBONIA – IGLESIAS) – Sinking of the Russian collier ship “EUROBULKER IV” – Environment Ministry

Pollution prevention and removal of the cargo from the wreck with the pontoon ATLANTE. >>

1999-2008 – River Tiber (Rome) – Floating solid refuse pollution – Environment Ministry/Rome Municipality

Positioning of floating barriers and recovery of floating solid refuse resulting from river overflow. >>

1993 – experimental transplantation of Posidonia oceanica IN Golfo Paradiso

The following images document the activities involved in experimental transplantation of Posidonia oceanica carried out in Golfo Paradiso in 1993 with Prof Meinez, and mapping of the area of sea between S. Severa and S. Marinella with CONISMA. >>

APRIL 1991 LIVORNO HarboUr – Collision between the vessel “MOBY PRINCE” and the oil tanker “AGIP ABRUZZO” – Merchant Navy Ministry

Participation in the rescue operations, remediation of the port waters and of the coastline from Ardenza to Tirrenia; securing and remediation of the tanker “AGIP ABRUZZO” using specialist drainage systems (FRAMO PUMPS) >>

APRIL 1991 – GENOA – Sinking of the M/C “HAVEN” – Merchant Marine Ministry

Sinking subsequent to a fire on the M/C HAVEN of Genoa with 140,000 tonnes of crude oil on board, and a loss of about 50,000 tonnes in the sea. Response with 11 vessels for antipollution operations, monitoring and remediation of the waters and seabed. The accident area was surrounded with hundreds of metres of absorbent floating booms; skimmers were deployed… >>

OCTOBER 2015 – CASTALIA CARRIED OUT REMEDIATION OF PORT WATERS SUBSEQUENT TO AN OIL SPILL FROM M/V SPLENDID

CASTALIA responded with its own staff, craft and equipment to carry out remediation in the waters off quay 18 in the port of Civitavecchia subsequent to an oil spill from M/V Splendid. >>