In order to further improve the fire emergency and oil spill emergency response capability
of the maritime emergency forces in the jurisdiction, on the morning of August 27,
Yangpu Maritime Bureau organized the Guotou Xiagang Hainan Tugboat Co., Ltd. and
the cleaning company to carry out sea fire protection and oil spill comprehensive drill
at the Yangpu 13# anchorage.
The drill was simulated when the "Wanxinglong 188" tanker carried out the cabin
overhaul, it was occurred fire accident and explosion, and about 1 ton of fuel
leaked into the sea. The situation was urgent.
At 9 o'clock, Yangpu Maritime Search and Rescue Sub-center received an alarm, after
verified the dangerous situation, they immediately launched an emergency plan for
the sea accidents, guided the accident ship to carry out self-rescue, and coordinated
the maritime navigation ship, fire tugboat, and the cleaning forces of the area to carry
out emergency disposal jobs. At 10:30, the accident ship fire was controlled, the
drill was finished.