Project Name:

Hual Europe Ship Grounding Habitat Recovery Study 

Country:

Japan 
International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund IOPCF  - Project Dates:   June 2003 - January 2004

Detailed narrative description of project:

The car carrier Hual Europe was driven ashore by a typhoon in Japan.

Detailed narrative description of actual services provided by Poseidon Aquatic
Resource Management Ltd:

A joint report with ITOPF was prepared that provided a detail assessment of the recovery of the habitats and benthos following the ships grounding and subsequent partial destruction by fire. Based on this, a prognosis for future fisheries productivity was made, together with assessments of the timescale for recovery. With Homarus Ltd.