Large-scale exercise in the Port of Klaipeda

The Fire and Rescue Service of Klaipeda County in co-operation with the Port of Klaipeda and the stevedoring company Klaipedos Smelte arranged the large-scale exercise on 28th September in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania.

The exercise simulated a chemical accident in the container terminal. Over 150 people took part in the exercise.

The exercise was a significant event in Klaipeda and it received wide press coverage as the local and national media were present.

Briefing of the exercise, Tomas Endriulaitis – photo Maria Nykyri
The Lithuanian media is interviewing Chief Marius Garbenis – photo Lauri Ojala
Also Project Leader Prof. Lauri Ojala was interviewed – photo Maria Nykyri
The observers under the crane of Klaipedos Smelte – photo Lauri Ojala
Dangerous goods in the port – photo Lauri Ojala
The Big Bang started the exercise – photo Lauri Ojala
Fire engines on site – photo Maria Nykyri
Fire engine – photo Maria Nykyri
Exercise in action – photo Maria Nykyri
Exercise in action – photo Maria Nykyri
Spreading the containment boom – photo Maria Nykyri
Prof. Wolfgang Kersten and Norbert Smietanka following the exercise – photo Lauri Ojala
Mindaugas Kruopys – photo Maria Nykyri
The decontamination station – photo Maria Nykyri
Decontamination in progress – photo Maria Nykyri
Vaidas Masiliauskas presenting the HAZARD container – photo Lauri Ojala
Project partners – photo Lauri Ojala
Inside the container – photo Maria Nykyri
Some happy observers
HAZARD project has left the port and it is all calm again – photo Lauri Ojala

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