Coast Guard to Conduct Oil Spill Training Exercise in RI
April 30, 2013
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper is scheduled to conduct underway training with a Spilled Oil Recovery System near Gould Island, Rhode Island, on Wednesday, May 1, at 8:00 a.m.
The training is designed to improve environmental emergency response time and oil recovery efficiency using the Spilled Oil Recovery System, a modern, high-performance, over-the-side, single-ship recovery system designed for use on Coast Guard buoy tenders.
The Juniper is scheduled to be underway at approximately 8:15 a.m. and returning to the pier at 12:30 p.m.
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