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

  • igure1">Figure 1: Area of interest (AOI) for study
  • igure2">Figure 2: General indication of traffic density from DND data
  • igure3">Figure 3: Placentia Bay tanker routes
  • igure4">Figure 4: Hazard zones identified for the spill frequency analysis

List of Tables

  • able1">Table 1: Summary of key hazards in study area
  • able2">Table 2: Vessel Transits for Port aux Basques (April 2004 to March 2005)
  • able3">Table 3: Vessel Movements, Placentia Bay and St. John’s VTS Zones (April 04 to March 05)
  • able4">Table 4: Transits and cargo volumes for locations in Placentia Bay
  • able5">Table 5: Volume transported through the AOI, Mbbls/yr
  • able6">Table 6: Hazard zones identified for spill frequency analysis
  • able7">Table 7: Fuel oil spill frequencies by vessel type and size (1985 to 2005)
  • able8">Table 8: Predicted spill frequencies by size and hazard zone
  • able9">Table 9: Historical tanker spill rates for crude and refined product
  • able10">Table 10: Predicted annual spill frequencies for Placentia Bay
  • able11">Table 11: Predicted spill frequencies for Placentia Bay (years between spill events)
  • able12">Table 12: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 1
  • able13">Table 13: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 2
  • able14">Table 14: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 3
  • able15">Table 15: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 4
  • able16">Table 16: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 5
  • able17">Table 17: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 1 (years per spill event)
  • able18">Table 18: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 2 (years per spill event)
  • able19">Table 19: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 3 (years per spill event)
  • able20">Table 20: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 4 (years per spill event)
  • able21">Table 21: Cumulative spill frequency for Hazard Zone 5 (years per spill event)
  • Table 22: Summary of estimated mortality rates for key bird species
  • able23">Table 23: Economic effect on fisheries and fish processing in Hazard Zone 1, medium persistence oil
  • able24">Table 24: Economic effect on fisheries and fish processing in Hazard Zone 1, high-persistence oil
  • able25">Table 25: Representative economic effect on fisheries, medium-persistence oil scenarios
  • able26">Table 26: Representative economic effect on fisheries, high-persistence oil scenarios
  • able27">Table 27: Representative economic effect on aquaculture, medium-persistence oil scenarios
  • able28">Table 28: Representative economic effect on aquaculture, high-persistence oil scenarios
  • able29">Table 29: Representative economic effect on tourism, medium-persistence oil scenarios
  • able30">Table 30: Representative economic effect on tourism, high-persistence oil scenarios
  • able31">Table 31: Cleanup costs for representative spill scenarios, medium-persistence oil
  • able32">Table 32: Cleanup costs for representative spill scenarios, high-persistence oil
  • able33">Table 33: Total economic impact for representative spill scenarios, medium-persistence oil
  • able34">Table 34: Total economic impact for representative spill scenarios, high-persistence oil
  • able35">Table 35: Total statistical loss for representative spill scenarios, vessel fuel spills
  • able36">Table 36: Total statistical loss for representative spill scenarios, tanker cargo spills
  • able37">Table 37: Summary of environmental risk, vessel fuel oil spills
  • able38">Table 38: Summary of environmental risk, tanker cargo oil spills
  • able39">Table 39: Summary of 10-year change to economic risk, tanker cargo spills

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