Weather update: Salalah Port activates emergency plan for Mekunu

24 May 2018
POSTED BY Y Magazine

Salalah Port management, in coordination with the relevant stakeholders, has activated the emergency plan in preparation for the tropical condition Mekunu , which is expected to affect the Governorate’s coasts.

The plan includes advising all maritime routes of the latest developments of the tropical conditions, transferring all ships in the Port to safe areas, taking necessary measures by shipowners and transferring the hazardious containers to safe areas.

The plan also includes covering all vital areas with sand bags to prepare for any floods. It also includes evacuation of oil collection areas and transport oil to safe areas. The big equipment, such as the overhead cranes and forklifts will be also fixed to the ground. The high level of containers will be lowered and safe areas will be identified for all equipment.

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