Multipurpose Vessel Louhi to participate in Balex Delta 2019

Coastal Fleet 27.8.2019 6.30
Press release
Multipurpose Vessel Louhi at sea.

The Multipurpose Vessel Louhi will participate in the Baltic Delta exercise in Denmark, in the Bornholm waters from 27 to 29 August 2019.

Balex Delta is an annual oil response exercise with participants from all Baltic Sea nations. During the exercise the alarm system between the countries and the action of a multinational oil response unit will be tested.

In addition to Louhi the Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Uisko, as well as observers from the Finnish Border Guard will take part in the exercise.

Balex Delta exercises have taken place since the 1980´s. The exercise is part of the cooperation within the framework of the Baltic Sea Action Plan. The exercises are arranged and hosted annually by the Baltic Sea coastal nations following a rotation schedule.