3.A.1.8 Oil pollution of the Black Sea
Source of Pollution Bulgaria
(t/y)
Georgia
(t/y)
Romania
(t/y)
Russia
(t/y)
Turkey
(t/y)
Ukraine
(t/y)
Total
(t/y)
Domestic 5,649.00   3,144.10   7.30 21,215.90 30,016.30
Industrial 2.72 78.00 4,052.50 52.78 752.86 10,441.00 15,379.86
Land-Based       4,200.00   5,169.20 9,369.20
Rivers 1000.00     165.70   1,473.00 2,638.70
Total 6,651.72 78.00 7,196.60 4,418.48 760.16 38,299.10 57,404.06
Total from the Black Sea Coastal Countries 57,404 t/y
Accidental Oil Spills*      136 t/y
From the Danube River   53,300 t/y
TOTAL IN THE BLACK SEA 110,840 t/y
Note: * The value of accidental oil spill is average for the last years.
   There is not included any information for illegal discharges from shipping.

Sources of the information:
1. National Reports "Assessment of Land-Based Sources of Pollution", 1996.
2. First Meeting of the Emergency Response Activity Centre, Varna, May 1994.


See also

3.A.1.8 Estimated inputs of oil to the Black Sea
2.A.4.3 The 100,000 ton oil tanker Nassia, on fire near the Bosphorus on March 1994
3.A.1 Sources of pollution to the Black Sea
3.A.1.1 All pollutant loads (summary)