Around the tanker Delfi, crashed in the Gulf of Odessa, and establish bonds increased buoyancy to absorb contaminants from water, said the Administration of sea ports of Ukraine (AMPU) on the website.

Currently, we are preparing to install specialized tanker around the fence of the booms increased buoyancy.

“Despite the fact that, according to crew members, Delfi had on Board a cargo of fuel, it is necessary to prevent the possible spread of additional leaks of petroleum products from the tanker in case of depressurization of any systems or tanks or emergency if the ship receives additional damage”, – noted in ASD.

Overall, between the piers on both sides of the vessel will be found about 300 m of booms increased buoyancy.

“The Department of environmental safety of ASD are constantly monitoring the situation in the waters and on the shore near the wrecked oil tanker. Now bonds have stains from oil products tanker, consequently, they perform their function. Each meter installed fence can absorb up to 25 liters of petroleum products”, – stated in the message.

For more effective absorption of contaminants on Sunday, November 24, after reducing the force of the waves moved the coupons closer to the surf line.

As reported in the Gulf of Odessa suffered a calamity Delfi tanker under the flag of Moldova, which was torn from its anchors.

As explained by ASD, initially indicated the ship was in international waters and did not apply for entrance in the Odessa or “South” ports. But later it gave the signal that is in distress, without fuel, the engine running. In this regard, the converted signal rescue coordination centre “Odessa” began to take measures to eliminate emergency situation. Shipowner was agreed to tow the tanker to arm to a free berth in the port “Ochakov”.

On the night of November 22, Delfi managed to gain a foothold anchor about 1 mile from the shore near the beach “Dolphin”. However, according to ASD, 5:00 slow drift resumed. On the evening of the same day rescuers managed to evacuate with the ship’s three crew members. They were hospitalized, the doctors reported fatigue and hypothermia.

The acting head of State environmental inspection of Ukraine Egor Firsov 23 November reported on the prescribed excess of in the midst of the incident of oil products in 157 times.

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