OIL SPILL DRILL (OVERBOARD)
To train damage control personnel in spill cleanup procedures and equipment use.
SUPPORT SERVICES REQUIRED:
In port: Port Services punts and oil boom
Not in port: None
As approved by ISIC
REQUIREMENTS: OPNAVINST 5100.19B requires one drill of this type per year.
Ship moored at pier inadvertently releases 1,000 gallons of fuel.
Ship at anchor inadvertently releases 1,000 gallons of fuel.
1. INITIAL PROCEDURES:
a. Continued spillage stopped
b. Ship reports spill via OPREP-3, Navy Blue or Unit SITREP, and Oil Spill Report, OPNAVINST.
c. Review the ships spill contingency plan
d. Brief spill cleanup team
2. DAMAGE ASSESSMENT:
a. Determine environmental significance of spill
b. Determine volume of spill:
(1) Within ships capability, clean, designate personnel, break out spill cleanup kit, and launch
small boats as necessary
(2) Beyond ships capability, take immediate action to control spill and request assistance by
message from the designated naval on scene coordinator (NOSC)
3. REPAIR TASKS:
a. Breakout spill cleanup equipment and stage materials in small boats
b. Dress out personnel in appropriate protective equipment provided in the spill cleanup kit
c. Launch small boats
d. Contain spill using booms or other equipment
e. Stage equipment and materials in the small boats to maximize efficiency
f. Separate contaminated materials for disposal
g. Commence cleanup operations using absorbent pads, skimmers, and other equipment
h. Collect contaminated materials for reuse or segregate for disposal
i. Continue cleaning until no sheen is apparent on the surface of the water
j. Seal contaminated materials in preparation for transportation and disposal
k. Restore unused materials
1. Retrieve small boats
Figure 1-4.Spill drill for oil.