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Regulation (EU) 2016/1625

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 1406/2002 establishing a European Maritime Safety Agency (Text with EEA relevance)

Network of Response Vessels: Quick facts

Number of vessels which can be mobilised simultaneously: 17

Average storage capacity per vessel for recovered oil: 3.500 m3

Network storage capacity, if 17 vessels are mobilised: 60.000 m3

Number of related equipment stockpiles: 17

Mobilisation time (vessel ready to sail to site) after request: 24 hours

Mobilisation procedure:

-Member States request assistance via the ERCC

-Member States have operational control of the vessel during the incident