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Research Bulletin by RS

Oil spill risk analysis for the Baltic Sea
Oil spill risk analysis is given for the Baltic Sea. Dependence of risk level on route-specific intensity of tanker traffic is demonstrated. Factors contributing to high risk of oil spills are reviewed. Increasing number of oil spills is forecast in the next 5-7 years.

Key words: environmental safety of shipping, marine transport system.

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UDC:  665.61
Author(s):  O.A. Izotov, A.V. Kirichenko, S.V. Latukhov, O.V. Solyakov
Pages:  8-11

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