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2019.06.17 11:00

Lithuanian Navy cleans pollution stain left after BALTOPS drills

BNS 2019.06.17 11:00

The Lithuanian search and rescue ship Šakiai eliminated a pollution stain in the Baltic Sea on Saturday, the military said.

The Lithuanian Navy's Maritime Rescue Coordination Center received information on a spotted pollution stain in the Baltic Sea on Saturday, the Ministry of National Defense said.

An AS-365 Dauphin helicopter took off at around 9:10 to check the information on the stain spotted near Nemirseta. Upon confirmation of the stain some 4 nautical miles from Palanga, the Šakiai ship was sent to the area at 11:10.