June 2012 – Gorgona Island (Livorno) – loss of drums from Ro/Ro “Eurocargo Venezia” – Atlantica S.p.A. di Navigazione
Detection, mapping and recovery of 147 drums containing toxic material at 500 metres of depth of the Island of Gorgona with systems devised by Castalia.
In 2012 Castalia carried out:
- preliminary geognostic geophysical and environmental surveys (1st phase) in search of on the seabed (at a depth of about 450 m).
- final geognostic geophysical and environmental surveys (2nd phase) for the recovery of drums containing toxic/hazardous substances from the seabed (at a depth of about 450 m).
and from 2013 to 2015:
- triannual environmental monitoring; determining the extent of hazard to the marine ecosystem represented by spent catalyst dispersed in the sea subsequent to an accident to the motor vessel “Eurocargo Venezia”.