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Saturday, November 24, 2012

Enbridge Northern Pipeline and Supertankers On Our Northern Coast, INSANE!

 Imagine crashing a super tanker or one`s engine fails and drifts upon little obstacles like this, loaded with 2 million barrels of dirty unrefined bitumen!

  http://www.vancouversun.com/news/metro/Second+shipping+incident+days+heightens+concerns+over+Enbridge/7601958/story.html

 A big tanker runs aground in Prince Rupert, fortunately it was a sand bar,,,And more, another tanker`s engine fails, it spent 5 hours drifting in heavy seas and 40 knot winds, they managed to get emergency power after 5 hours and headed away from shore, just imagine if any of these accidents occurred in the narrow Hecate Strait or Douglas Channel?

 

Below was the wind and wave activity over the last couple of days.

Second B.C. shipping incident in two days heightens concerns over Enbridge Northern Gateway project

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/Second+shipping+incident+days+heightens+concerns+over+Enbridge+Northern+Gateway+project/7601958/story.html#ixzz2DAORbG4M
Second B.C. shipping incident in two days heightens concerns over Enbridge Northern Gateway project

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/Second+shipping+incident+days+heightens+concerns+over+Enbridge+Northern+Gateway+project/7601958/story.html#ixzz2DAORbG4M

 

Hecate Strait

Marine Forecast

Winds

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2012
Tonight and Friday Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southerly 35 to 40 early this evening.

Waves

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2012
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 3 to 4 early Friday morning.

Waves

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2012
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight.
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Enbridge pipeline to Kitimat, and what about the supertankers..
With Tanker traffic of almost 1 supertanker per day...These winds on our North coast blow for days, that means these super tankers would either risk the wind and waves, or sit idle costing nothing but money for Enbridge...

Hurricane force winds today around Haida Gwaii, gusts 133 kilometers per hour, and just how would oil spill response teams be able to operate in that, they couldn`t..



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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi Grant.

Enbridge had another spill, around Chicago.

There were three freighters caught in one of, BC savage coastal storms this spring.

The storm tore the top load of logs off one freighter, and into the sea it went. They put out a distress call. If the bottom load shifted, the ship would capsize. It took Search and Rescue, hours to reach the stricken ship in that storm.

The other two freighters, lost their cargo's to the storm too. They had to turn back and pray, they could make safe harbor on BC's coast.

Kitimat Port is a Northern Port. The weather is mostly always, nasty and dangerous.

Grant G said...

You mean this spill?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=fvwp&v=dOKmeV-sBEU

Anonymous said...

Yes. Everywhere those tanks are, they leak. Those leaks contaminate the clean underground water. Absolutely nothing grows around them.