NTEC RELEASE 2020

Around 21,000 t of diesel has leaked into a Russian river near Norilsk, which is inside the Arctic circle, after a storage tank collapsed. It is believed that posts supporting the tank sank due to melting permafrost following unusually warm weather. The spill occurred at a heat and power plant operated by Norilsk-Taymyr Energy CompanyContinue reading “NTEC RELEASE 2020”

ULTRACARGO FIRE 2015

A fire started inside a depot with 3 million liters of diesel and the flames spread to four neighboring storage tanks. The fire lasted for 9 days. Fine of around USD $6.4 million (R$ 22.5 million). Environmental impact causing death of thousands of fish Proximate causes: • Inadequate management/ supervision • Inadequate work planning Source:Continue reading “ULTRACARGO FIRE 2015”

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