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Indian Coast Guard team left for Mauritius to fight marine pollution

GOA: The 10-member expert team took off from Mumbai on Sunday morning to go to Mauritius via Tamil Nadu. The various pollution response equipment’s such as ocean and river booms, skimmers, salvage barge were dispatched to combat oil spill.

“Consequent to high level decision by ministry of external affairs and ministry of defence, the Coast Guard has deputed a 10-member specialist pollution response team along with pollution response equipment to Mauritius for supplementing on-going efforts to contain an oil spill from bulk carrier MV Wakashio on its South Eastern Coastline,” the press note informed. The ten expert members are from different units of ICG across the country.

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