Jonas Holmstrand: “The actual planning for the exercise is part of the exercise”

Project update by Jonas Holmstrand, responsible for the exercise at sea: This BALEX DELTA exercise is extremely important. The Swedish Coast Guard does a lot of co-exercises with other countries every year, but this is the Baltic Sea we are talking about – no country can manage this on their own. Large-scale scenarios require collaboration,… Continue reading Jonas Holmstrand: “The actual planning for the exercise is part of the exercise”

PRESS RELEASE: Major Baltic Sea oil and chemical spill recovery exercise is taking shape

Pieces are put into place for the HELCOM BALEX DELTA 2018 oil and chemical spill recovery exercise, to be held on 27–30 August 2018 in Karlskrona area, Sweden. Planning updates to follow on the newly launched HELCOM BALEX DELTA 2018 web page. The Baltic Sea response community gathered in Malmö in the beginning of the… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Major Baltic Sea oil and chemical spill recovery exercise is taking shape

PRESS RELEASE: Baltic Sea response community prepares for major oil spill exercise in Sweden 2018

A two-day conference kicks off the planning of the 2018 HELCOM BALEX DELTA exercise on oil and chemical spills, to be held in August in Sweden. Thanks to extra EU funding, the exercise will have a wider scope and greater impact than usual. The next major Baltic operational exercise in oil spill response, HELCOM BALEX… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Baltic Sea response community prepares for major oil spill exercise in Sweden 2018