Swift Action at Freeport To Control ‘Water Soluble’ Liquid Spill

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Prompt action was taken by the authorities after a “water soluble” liquid was spilt from a container ship at the Freeport, reports Times Malta. 

What happened?

A Freeport spokeswoman said that the incident happened when a container was ruptured during the loading process. 

She added that the Freeport took immediate action to address the spillage.  

Was it a hazardous cargo?

The contents of the container were water-soluble and no material inside that could be classified as hazardous cargo. 

Members of the Environment Resources Authority oversaw the clean-up operation, and no bathing areas in Birżebbuġa were affected. 

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Source: TimesMalta

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