Otapan clean-up to begin

February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the relocation of the chemical tanker Otapan to Rotterdam, Netherlands to be decontaminated. Local company Koole will clean the vessel of asbestos and any other pollutants on board which will take three months. The cost for scrapping and towing the Otapan was estimated to be €4.5 million.


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