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    The fast oil removal: a key factor ?

    One month ago, the bulk carrier Los Llanitos ran aground along the Pacific coast of Mexico during record-breaking Hurricane Patricia. Since then, the vessel remains pinned against the rocky shoreline. The 223-meter bulk carrier will need to be scuttled after suffering…

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  • Dutch freighter Flinterstar is seen sinking after colliding with Marshall Island-flagged tanker Al-Oraiq in the North Sea off the Belgian coast

    An increasing risk

    A Dutch freighter has sank after colliding nearly head on with the LNG carrier Al-Oraiq in the North Sea off Belgium on Tuesday morning. All 12 crew members from the freighter, named Flinterstar, have been rescued. Dutch ship owner Flinter has…

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  • Capture d’écran 2015-04-28 à 22.17.13

    Shall we expect a huge oil spill in the near future?

    According to the experts from English Newspaper The Guardian, « Five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, we are closer than ever to catastrophe ». The oil and gas industry would not have retreated to safety but rather expanded its technological…

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  • Capture d’écran 2015-04-30 à 13.49.37

    Emergency removal of bunkers

    “Nowadays, one of the first things the salvors are asked to do, usually by the coast guards, is to remove the bunkers…”, Mark Hoddinott, ISU General Secretary.

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  • Capture d’écran 2015-04-28 à 23.03.26

    Cedre launches newly revamped website

    After several months of development and content update work, Cedre (Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution) is launching a brand new version of its website www.cedre.fr. Find out all about Cedre’s activities by browsing this new,…

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