Oil Spill Off The Coast Of Tobago Poses No Threat To Grenada

The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) has received reports of a capsized ship off the coast of Tobago, which resulted in an oil spill.The Agency has contacted the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM), Trinidad and Tobago, for an update on the situation. ODPM has informed that it has conducted assessments which include satellite imagery and aircraft fly-over. The results indicate that the oil spill is contained to the south of Tobago.

Consequently, the State of Grenada is currently NOT under threat of impact from the oil spill.

NaDMA will continue to monitor this development and provide updates as necessary.