Exercise BREEZE 2020
On 17 July, EMSA participated in the operational exercise Breeze 2020. organised by the Bulgarian Navy in conjunction with the Maritime Administration. The Agency mobilised for the exercise two stand-by oil spill recovery vessels in the Black Sea: Galaxy Eco, based in Varna, Bulgaria, and Amalthia, based in Constanta, Romania. The vessels simulated oil spill recovery under different operational configurations with the sweeping arms, booms and skimmer. During this exercise, the vessel Galaxy Eco demonstrated at-sea dispersant spraying capabilities.