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22 January 2007

Oil Spill in Lyme Bay

Type of Event:Oil Spill
Location of Event:England
Date of Charter Activation:22/01/2007
Charter Requestor:British Coastguard
Project Management:KSAT

Heavily damaged following cyclone Kyrill, the container ship MSC Napoli was towed and deliberately run aground in Lyme Bay. It was carrying some 1700 tonnes of insecticides and chemicals in 2394 containers of which about 200 were lost at sea. It also leaked its fuel, which spread out over the English Channel and about 8 km of the English coast.  

 

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MSC Napoli map of temporary danger area

Source: BBC News
Acquired: --

Copyright: BBC News website Image processing, map created 22/01/2007 by BBC News .

MSC Napoli Slick

Source: BBC News
Acquired: 21/01/2007

Copyright: BBC News website Image processing, map created 21/01/2007 by BBC News .

MSC Napoli Envisat Wide-Swath

Source: Envisat wide swath mode
Acquired: 23/01/2007

Copyright: ESA 2007 Image processing, map created 24/01/2007 by KSAT.

MSC Napoli ERS2

Source: ERS-2 SAR
Acquired: 26/01/2007

Copyright: ESA 2007 Image processing, map created 27/01/2007 by KSAT.

MSC Napoli RADARSAT-1

Source: RADARSAT-1 ScanSAR narrow band
Acquired: 26/01/2007

Copyright: CSA 2007 Image processing, map created 27/01/2007 by KSAT.

MSC Napoli RADARSAT-1

Source: RADARSAT-1 extended low mode
Acquired: 26/01/2007

Copyright: CSA 2007 Image processing, map created 27/01/2007 by KSAT.

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