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Maritime Disaster Drill to Be Conducted at KIX Oil Tanker Berth

  • 2022-10-31

Kansai Airports today announced that it will carry out a maritime disaster drill at the oil tanker berth in Kansai International Airport (KIX) on November 7.

 

Simulating a fuel spill from a tanker arriving at KIX’s berth, the drill aims to ensure quick and appropriate responses in the event of emergencies and enhance disaster preparedness in cooperation with relevant organizations.

 

Kansai Airports Group will continue to make every effort to provide a safe and secure airport environment for all customers.

 

Date & Time: Monday, November 7, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (will be postponed to the same time on November 8 in case of heavy rain)
Location: Oil tanker berth at KIX
Participating organizations:

  • Kansai Airport Coast Guard Air Station (1 patrol boat)
  • Senshu-Minami Regional Fire Department
  • KIX Police Station
  • Maritime Disaster Prevention Center
  • Kansai Airports (4 boats including disaster prevention boat)
  • Kansai Airports Operation Services (1 fuel collection vehicle, 3 crash tenders, 1 logistics support vehicle, 1 rescue vehicle)
  • Kansai Airports Technical Services (1 service vehicle)
  • KIX Coastal Tanker Maritime Safety Association (1 tanker)

Number of participants: About 90 people
Program:

  • Initial response
  • Information gathering & sharing
  • Information dissemination to nearby ships
  • Traffic control on service roads & evacuation guidance 
  • Extension of oil fences
  • Gas concentration measurement
  • Oil spill collection and water-spraying diffusion treatment
  • Rescue and transport of the injured
  • Rescue of the injured and those who fell into sea
  • Firefighting & water-spraying
  • Emergency de-berthing
  • Emergency evacuation
Maritime Disaster Drill to Be Conducted at KIX Oil Tanker Berth

Maritime Disaster Drill to Be Conducted at KIX Oil Tanker Berth

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