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In the port of Odessa held anti-terrorist exercises
Feb 10 2016, 06:00

ODESSA, FEBRUARY 10th, 2016, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — Regular anti-terrorist exercises have been held in the port of Odessa on February 9, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

According to the information, in Odessa commercial sea port on February 9, was held anti-terrorist exercises. As have informed in a press-service of the port authority, the doctrine was held by the employees of the State border service of Ukraine. Along with the border guards, in the event were involved units of the State security service and service Maritime safety administration port.

According to the head of doctrines, the chief of Department of a border service «Odessa» Colonel Nicholas Labun, because the vessels lying at the dock, protected from the shore in accordance with the International code for the security of ships and port facilities, was simulated the situation of call commando group from the sea.

The legend of the exercises, saboteurs mined stood at the pier the floating crane «Falcon». The captain indicated the boats had requested «good» for access to the anchor site on the far RAID.

“The explosion was supposed to happen at the moment of passing Vorontsov gates that permanently block the main entrance to the harbor. After receiving the opening, were alerted rapid response team, in conjunction with port authorities and law enforcement authorities take swift measures to cordon the place of the vessel and approaches to it, the organization of search and neutralization of explosive devices. All this time the ship was on duty to alert the rescue and fire truck…,” said Labun.

According to him, the main goal of held events was to practice the interaction of all components of the system of antiterrorist protection of the state enterprise with the status of the checkpoint for international Maritime traffic. The results of the activities will be summed up at a joint meeting of representatives of the parties involved in the coming days.

Earlier it was reported that Odessa is preparing for a tourist boom. The port authority has received notification from the international cruise companies scheduled for this year, 36 vessel calls.


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