Synopsis Report - Environmental Oil Spill Risk Assessment for the South Coast of Newfoundland - TP 14740 E

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Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • 1.0 Introduction
  • 2.0 Stakeholder Consultation
  • 3.0 Area of Interest
  • 4.0 Marine Traffic in the AOI
  • 5.0 Oil Spill Frequency
  • 6.0 Representative Oil Spill Scenarios
  • 7.0 Environmental Impact Assessment
  • 8.0 Economic Impact Assessment
  • 9.0 Risk Results and Conclusion
  • 10.0 Area Specific Factors and Future Trends
  • 11.0 Conclusions

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Area of interest (AOI) for study
  • Figure 2: General indication of traffic density from DND data
  • Figure 3: Placentia Bay tanker routes
  • Figure 4: Hazard zones identified for the spill frequency analysis

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Summary of key hazards in study area
  • Table 2: Vessel Transits for Port aux Basques (April 2004 to March 2005)
  • Table 3: Vessel Movements, Placentia Bay and St. John’s VTS Zones (April 04 to March 05)
  • Table 4: Transits and cargo volumes for locations in Placentia Bay
  • Table 5: Volume transported through the AOI, Mbbls/yr
  • Table 6: Hazard zones identified for spill frequency analysis
  • Table 7: Fuel oil spill frequencies by vessel type and size (1985 to 2005)
  • Table 8: Predicted spill frequencies by size and hazard zone
  • Table 9: Historical tanker spill rates for crude and refined product
  • Table 10: Predicted annual spill frequencies for Placentia Bay
  • Table 11: Predicted spill frequencies for Placentia Bay (years between spill events)
  • Table 12: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 1
  • Table 13: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 2
  • Table 14: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 3
  • Table 15: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 4
  • Table 16: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 5
  • Table 17: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 1 (years per spill event)
  • Table 18: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 2 (years per spill event)
  • Table 19: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 3 (years per spill event)
  • Table 20: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 4 (years per spill event)
  • Table 21: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 5 (years per spill event)
  • Table 22: Summary of estimated mortality rates for key bird species
  • Table 23: Economic effect on fisheries and fish processing in Hazard Zone 1, medium persistence oil
  • Table 24: Economic effect on fisheries and fish processing in Hazard Zone 1, high-persistence oil
  • Table 25: Representative economic effect on fisheries, medium-persistence oil scenarios
  • Table 26: Representative economic effect on fisheries, high-persistence oil scenarios
  • Table 27: Representative economic effect on aquaculture, medium-persistence oil scenarios
  • Table 28: Representative economic effect on aquaculture, high-persistence oil scenarios
  • Table 29: Representative economic effect on tourism, medium-persistence oil scenarios
  • Table 30: Representative economic effect on tourism, high-persistence oil scenarios
  • Table 31: Cleanup costs for representative spill scenarios, medium-persistence oil
  • Table 32: Cleanup costs for representative spill scenarios, high-persistence oil
  • Table 33: Total economic impact for representative spill scenarios, medium-persistence oil
  • Table 34: Total economic impact for representative spill scenarios, high-persistence oil
  • Table 35: Total statistical loss for representative spill scenarios, vessel fuel spills
  • Table 36: Total statistical loss for representative spill scenarios, tanker cargo spills
  • Table 37: Summary of environmental risk, vessel fuel oil spills
  • Table 38: Summary of environmental risk, tanker cargo oil spills
  • Table 39: Summary of 10-year change to economic risk, tanker cargo spills

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