Selection of the best suitable place as a marine pollution response center: suggestions for Iskenderun Bay

Muge BUBER, Ali Cemal TOZ


The aim of this study is to determine the best suitable place for a center that can response any ship-based oil spilage that may occur in Iskenderun Bay. In this context, the risky regions for ship-based incidents in the gulf are detected in the light of the regional conditions using the incident data obtained from Main Search and Rescue Coordination Centre (MSRCC). Suggestions concerning geographical borders of the response center for oil spills, response duration and equipment infrastructure have been made in order to minimize the risks in the region.


MSRCC, Marine Pollution, Response Center, Oil Spill.

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