Paradip, Dec 7 (LocalWire) Heavy hydrocarbon leakage and later major fire scenario were created on Friday morning at north oil jetty of Paradip Port Trust (PPT).
The spillage of oil at the sea water was diffused by a ship named “Kali” meant for controlling the same.
The fire occurred at the jetty areas was controlled by using foam through different methods.
Water curtain, jumbo jet, tower monitors, ground monitors and numerous fire fenders from mutual aid members were pressed into service for extinguishing the flames.
A team 25 personnel from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Mundali also actively participated in the mega event and extended first aid to the victims.
The fire fighting tugs of PPT also took part to contain the fire in the ship.
Three personnel injured at various locations were also rescued and sent to PPT Hospital.
Harbour Master of PPT was the site incident controller under the direct supervision of deputy conservator.
The deputy commandant of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) performed the role of fire coordinator and safety officer PPT played the role of safety coordinator in the mega mock drill.
All the heads of departments (HoDs) of PPT, commandant, assistant director (dock safety), safety officers from IOCL Refinery, IOCL Pipe Line, IOCL/BPCL/HPCL marketing terminal, ESSAR, PPL, IFFCO, PICT, IOTL, JSW, L&T, CREW participated and observed the Mega Mock Drill.
PPT chairman Rinkesh Roy congratulated the participants of mega mock drill and team of PPT for arranging it in a befitting manner by incorporating oil spillage control, onshore and offshore fire fighting, in consultation with all sister industries situated in Jagatsinghpur district.
The observations noticed by internal and external observers were taken positively for rectification.