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A clean-up operation in Portier Cove dealt with a leak of hydraulic fluid on Monday, March 26. The spill was the result of a technical problem aboard the vessel Minar Sinan, which was working on the land extension in Portier. Part of the oil spread to the beach at Larvotto.
The Jan De Nul company, owner of the ship, deployed absorbent rods while waiting for additional resources that enabled the oil to be pumped to the surface.
There was only a limited impact on swimming. The Directorate of Maritime Affairs and the Maritime Police are closely following the situation.
St. Paul’s Anglican Church has started making online videos of their weekly sermons in English, so parishioners don’t have to miss out during the lockdown.
The National Council says it wants to keep the Condamine and Monte-Carlo markets open, despite the closure of all food markets this week across France.
The government has added psychologists to the team at Monaco’s Covid-19 call centre as a growing number of people seek advice on how to cope with isolation and fear.
The National Council is calling on the Prince’s government to create a makeshift hospital in preparation for a surge in coronavirus cases in the Principality.