ECM assists with the successful refloating of a Military Sealift Command vessel

At the request of ECM client who oversees the management of the vessel, ECM was called upon to provide onsite pollution prevention and environmental expertise during the refloating operation.

The vessel ran aground on a coral reef January 22, 2015 off the coast of Okinawa, Japan.

ECM prepared a Pollution Prevention Plan to the satisfaction of the Japanese Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command and the US Navy. The vessel safety refloated without pollution on February 3, 2015.


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