EU-funded SAFEMED IV organises a training on Port Facility Pollution Contingency planning for the Tunisian Maritime Authority

February 15, 2019
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On 12-13 February 2019, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) organised a training on Port Facility Pollution Contingency Planning for the Tunisian Maritime Authority in the framework of the EU-funded project SAFEMED IV. This training is part of a series of bilateral activities which have been planned with all beneficiary countries in the last Steering Committee of the project.

The training was attended by 22 staff members of the Tunisian Maritime Authority and it covered aspects of international legislation regarding Contingency Planning as well as various practical exercises. EMSA also provided a thorough overview of the various options for the response to chemical and oil spills.

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is implementing SAFEMED IV project for technical assistance bringing together national, European and international stakeholders with the aim to raise the safety, security and protection of marine environment standards in the Mediterranean sea, with a view to implement the maritime aspects of the UfM Regional Transport Action Plan 2014-2020.


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European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

Countries covered:

  • Tunisia