Shell confirms oil leak in Port Dickson


Dateline 2016-12-02, Malay Mail:

Shell Refining Company Port Dickson (SRC) confirmed that oil sheen discovered near the SRC jetty in Batu 1, Jalan Pantai Port Dickson, here at 6.30pm yesterday was from its single buoy mooring (SBM).

SRC in a statement here today said SRC immediately activated and mobilised it’s Response Team to the area to investigate the sheen and manage the situation.

“The source of the leak was quickly identified to be from SBM and the team has managed to isolate the source and stop any further leak into the environment. SRC is now focussed on minimising any impact to the environment and clean-up efforts are underway.

“The cleaning activity of the oil sheen and the safety of the community and the responders are our utmost priority. We are working closely with the relevant local authorities such as the Fire and Rescue Department and the Department of Environment on the clean-up efforts,” it said.

 

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