XCCS hosts simulation drill

26 November 2018 | Accidents

Extreme Customs Clearing Services (XCCS) had a simulation drill last week at Afrodite Beach, between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. XCCS staged a scene of two vehicles and an oil tanker involved in an accident to test the capabilities of their emergency response services. They held a debriefing meeting afterwards to see where they made mistakes and in which areas they can improve. Photo Leandrea Louw

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