BALEX DELTA 2018: Baltic Sea region tests its ability to respond to major maritime incidents

The Baltic Sea region’s ability to respond to major maritime incidents will be thoroughly tested once more during the BALEX DELTA 2018 exercise that will be held in Karlskrona, Sweden from 27 to 30 August 2018. Held every year since 1989, the BALEX DELTA exercises are conducted under the framework of the Helsinki Convention that… Continue reading BALEX DELTA 2018: Baltic Sea region tests its ability to respond to major maritime incidents

Skåne county leads the BALEX DELTA 2018 Shore exercise, simulating an overwhelming oil spill reaching its coast

By Lars Persson -- An oil spill reaching the shore can be one of the worst environmental disasters to a country. Its clean-up demands enormous resources in personnel and material, and takes a long time to handle. Oil spills affect the environment for many years, as seen with the Exxon Valdez, Deepwater Horizon and Prestige. It… Continue reading Skåne county leads the BALEX DELTA 2018 Shore exercise, simulating an overwhelming oil spill reaching its coast

BALEX DELTA 2018 is on track as shown during key planning conference in Karlskrona

Preparations for the BALEX DELTA 2018 maritime accident response exercise are well underway, as demonstrated during the Final Planning Conference held from 17 to 18 April 2018 in Karlskrona, Sweden. Organized by the Swedish Coast Guard, the conference was a major step towards the BALEX DELTA 2018 that will be held later this year in… Continue reading BALEX DELTA 2018 is on track as shown during key planning conference in Karlskrona