Members of the Petroleum
Institute of the Philippines (PIP) held its third quarter and Waterborne
Industry Equipment (WISE) Philippines exercise for 2019 at Philippine Coastal
Storage & Pipeline Corp. terminal in Subic Bay. MTSC and PIP hold one exercise
per quarter. Approximately 40 professionals attended including representatives
from the PIP (Petron, Chevron Philippines, Pilipinas Shell, Total Philippines,
PPT Philippines, and Isla LPG), local tanker operators/owners; oil terminal
personnel, and government regulatory bodies.
Malayan Towage and Salvage
Corporation is contracted by the PIP to exclusively respond to Tier 2 oil
spills (1000 cubic meters) at any of the PIP members’ terminals nationwide. PIP and MTSC hold joint
spill exercises once every quarter and MTSC provides personnel, spill
equipment, and marine assets at each occasion.