KARACHI: On the bearing of Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah NI(M) Chief of the Naval Staff, Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) as a team with all the partners directed a Marine Oil Spill Exercise BARRACUDA-VII from 14-16 November 2016.

The practice was gone for practicing the oil slick methodology and possibility instrument. This Marine Oil Spill Exercise was led in two stages. Practice instructions was hung on 14 Nov 16 at HQ PMSA and included opening brief, examinations and preparational checks for handy work out. Officer Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Arifullah Hussaini alongwith Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar Director General Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) went to the opening brief. All partners and their reps took an interest in the instructions.

Resulting to arranging and preparing of all partners Phase-II was led today, enveloping commonsense oil regulation practice close Karachi dock region adrift. Oil slick gear was for all intents and purposes sent and reaction strategy were practiced. The reenacted oil slick was recouped effectively. Resources of Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency and different partners including Karachi Port Trust, Port Qasim Authority and BYCO took an interest in the ocean work out. Reps of Joint Staff Headquarter, Naval Headquarters, National Disaster Management Authority,BEPA, NIO and DG Pakistan Coastal Guard additionally went to the work out. DG PMSA Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar saw the practice from a PMSA send.

An expansive unforeseen of media and TV Channels additionally watched the practice adrift. While collaborating with media DG PMSA advised on the goals of practice and capacities controlled by different divisions connection to Oil Spill episode reaction. He additionally said that Pakistan Navy and PMSA have essential where–with-al to guarantee security in every Maritime Zone of Pakistan including Gwadar. He additionally said that abilities held by PN, PMSA and other partners like port powers and oil advertising organizations can be adequately used at any area along Pakistan Coast including Gwadar, if there should be an occurrence of any oil slick episode. Raise Admiral Jamil Akhtar likewise informed media on issues of illicit exercises adrift and moves being made by PMSA, to check the same. PMSA endeavors for destroying sneaking of booty things, enrollment of angling water crafts at Balouchistan and Sindh Coastal regions, making mindfulness about Marine Pollution and control of unlawful angling were likewise highlighted on this event.