Green Blue gives balanced advice

Once again The Green Blue has teamed up with the Environment Agency to tackle diffuse pollution - this time encouraging boaters to think about how and where they discharge their black water. In the Solent we have fast flowing tides, so their advice is relatively straightforward. For more information, click here

MSC NAPOLI – Solent Protection Society warns that a similar oil spill could happen in the Solent

Posted on 26 Jan 2007 Following the grounding of MSC Napoli off Branscombe Beach, the Solent Protection Society calls on all those responsible for bringing cargo vessels into the Solent to continue reviewing and tightening up safety standards. The unfortunate grounding of MSC Napoli off Branscombe Beach in Devon and the subsequent leaking of oil … Continue reading MSC NAPOLI – Solent Protection Society warns that a similar oil spill could happen in the Solent

Victory for Solent Protection Society on single hull tankers

Posted on 04 Sep 2005 After a long crusade The Solent Protection Society has basic understanding from both the oil companies operating in Solent waters that they will use only double hull tankers, significantly diminishing the possibility of an oil spill in the Solent, which would have devastating consequences. Solent Protection Society started its campaign … Continue reading Victory for Solent Protection Society on single hull tankers

Esso oil spill prompts Solent Protection Society further call for Esso to use only double hull tankers to Fawley Refinery

Posted on 28 Feb 2005 On 4th February 2005 an Esso chartered medium sized single hull tanker collided with a similar ship in open sea 27 miles north off Port Said, Egypt resulting in a reported spill of about 6,000 barrels of Esso crude oil into the almost tideless Mediterranean. The world tanker fleet is … Continue reading Esso oil spill prompts Solent Protection Society further call for Esso to use only double hull tankers to Fawley Refinery