Statement: Oil pollution incident


Mike Ryan, Harbourmaster at the Port of Milford Haven, said:

“We are responding to a report by Valero of a release of petroleum product into the Milford Haven Waterway, the quantity of which is yet to be confirmed.  The leak has now been contained. 

Our oil pollution vessel Sea Sweep and pilot boat are currently assessing the situation and putting into action our clean-up response.  All the agencies on the Haven are working together to respond to the leak and mitigate any pollution.
In the meantime, those using the coastline – particularly dog walkers – are asked to be aware of the incident and report any pollution on 03000 653000.

Further information will be released as soon as it becomes available.”


For further information contact:

Anna Malloy
Port of Milford Haven
01646 696100

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