Bahrain is on high alert following a massive oil spill in the Arabian Gulf, which was deliberately caused by an Indian ship, a report said.
Desh Shanti was caught dumping oil near Iranian waters on Tuesday after ignoring official
New regulations that enhance the preparedness levels to tackle oil spills will be the main agenda for the upcoming Oil Spill Preparedness, Response and Recovery Mena 2013 conference in Abu Dhabi.
The event will run from June 16 to
Bahrain and other GCC countries are being urged to instal special nuclear radiation detectors and early-warning systems.
They should also prepare themselves for any unexpected incident by establishing their own research centres and trainin
Gulf countries are dangerously unprepared for natural disasters and risk catastrophic destruction on land and at sea, according to a regional crisis centre.
It would cost billions of dollars to replace ageing infrastructure that would be d