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SWANS IN THE ICE

Category: Port
Published on Wednesday, 03 February 2010 02:00
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Two swans have been saved death in the frozen water area by workers of Odesa port.


On February, 1st the employees of the petroarea of SE «OCSP» have found a swan the in water area which has frozen to the ice and have informed the department of environmental protection about it. At the instance of the port ecologists the fleet service has allocated tow-boat "Truzhenik" (captain V.Kravchenko) who carried the engineers of environmental protection department S.Perfilyev and A.Matushkoto to the petroharbour. Rescuers managed to direct an ice snippet with the perishing bird to warm waters where the water arrives fulfilled by city thermal power station. After a short time the bird was free.


The second swan in the similar circumstances was found near the 5th berth of the petroarea by the employees of departmental fire protection brigade. According to G.Maystrenko‘s, the bird was handed to the Odesa zoo.



N.Stepanova, "Odesa port worker"