Sustainable environment People are urged to avoid contact with the oil, in the water and on land.
Sustainable environment The next major Baltic operational exercise in oil spill response, HELCOM BALEX DELTA, is scheduled to take place during the week of 27–31 August 2018 in Karlskrona area, Sweden.
Safety at sea As a result of the Swedish Maritime Administration’s update of Maritime Single Window on 5 October, a new function will be available for portal users. Now an active selection is to be made specifying whether the vessel has a reporting obligation to the Swedish Coast Guard or not.
Frontex The Swedish Coast Guard has been part of operation Poseidon, led by Frontex. The operation was replaced by Poseidon Rapid Intervention in 2016. A coastal patrol boat, KBV 477, has been deployed to the island of Lesvos since October 2015. An additional coastal patrol boat, KBV 476, was added to the operation on 1 April 2016.