The MV Princess Empress, carrying 800,000 liters of industrial fuel oil, sank on February 28th off the coasts of Oriental Mindoro Island, southwest of Manila (Philippines), spilling its cargo of...
From volcanic ash to oil pollution to sargassum to icebergs: a sharp view from space
The submarine volcano East of Epi Island (Vanuatu) erupted on January 31st. On February 2nd, strange objects were observed floating close to the eruption site on both Landsat and Sentinel-2 images....
EFFECTOR EU 2020 Project: Final Event
The EFFECTOR consortium announces its final hybrid event which will take place on September 15, 2022, in Toulouse, France
Illegal discharge, a common threat with disastrous ecological cost that can be mitigated by satellites and drones
Relying on main radar satellite constellations and RPAS capabilities, CLS delivers in-depth analysis based on SAR imagery and in-situ drone data, detects and identifies oil slicks
CLS: your daily partner for Maritime Domain Awareness and Maritime Intelligence
For more than 30 years, CLS has been working hand in hand with maritime authorities worldwide, for safer and more peaceful seas.
Oil Spill in California: What can we see from Space?
Yesterday, the southern California beaches were affected by a massive oil spill, causing large pollution off the coast. The oil spill originated from a broken pipeline and spread more than half a...
Oil Spills: When every minute counts
CLS helps locating oil spill enabling time critical decision making with an unquestioned level of security and reliability.
Fighting pollution at sea: Each year, more than 15,000 images are analyzed by CLS’s experts
Solutions exist to combat pollution at sea, and it is from space, thanks to the satellites and drones that CLS deploys as a complement.
EFFECTOR H2020: EFFECTOR workshop on Interoperability in Maritime Situational Awareness
A successful online EFFECTOR workshop to present the project’s results produced so far to 100 participants.
CLS analysts investigate oil spill off Corsica from space
An oil spill has been detected at sea near Corsica, France, visible on satellite radar images, CLS is investigating.
EFFECTOR EU H2020 Project: The power of data to boost maritime surveillance
Safer, more secure and cleaner seas and oceans is a prime concern. Securing the maritime domain is obviously essential to protect the EU’s strategic maritime interests. The EU-funded EFFECTOR project will boost maritime surveillance and improve decision support.
Hydrocarbon Pollution Alert in Mauritius
Pollution alert in Mauritius following the sinking of the MV Wakashio, who was carrying 200 tonnes of diesel and 3 800 tonnes of heavy oil.
The Sinking of the Erika, 20 Years Later – “The authorities were almost blind… today they can see everything”
December 12th, 1999, the oil tanker Erika sanked off the coast of Brittany. Since, what has changed in the fight against maritime pollution?
France well coordinated to efficiently support fight against pollution at sea
CLS together with the Cluster Maritime Français, organized on March 21st, a presentation of the space-based technologies to fight effectively against the maritime pollutions.
40 years after the sinking of the Amoco Cadiz
40 years ago, facing the municipality of Portsall, the supertanker Amoco Cadiz, releases 220000 tons of crude oil.
Which technologies for the fight against marine pollution?
CLS organizes with the Cluster Maritime Français a breakfast of exchanges on the stakes and the contributions of the space-based technologies to fight effectively against the maritime pollutions.
Acquisition of Horizon Marine Inc.
With the acquisition of Horizon Marine Inc., CLS has entered the American market for services to the offshore oil industry. CLS, the Toulouse-based ocean-monitoring group, has staked out a position...