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EMSA pollution response measures mobilised following collision in the Mediterranean

EMSA is assisting French and Italian authorities as they engage in clean-up operations following a collision between Tunisian ro-ro vessel Ulysse and Cypriot general cargo ship CSL Virginia in the Mediterranean, some 28 km north of Corsica, on 7 October. EMSA’s oil spill response vessel Brezzamare arrived on site on the morning of 9 October and has joined the response operations to handle the ensuing oil slick which is reported to be some 50 km long.


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