Regional Cooperation

REMPEC develops regional cooperation in the field of the prevention of pollution of the marine environment from ships, and facilitates cooperation among Mediterranean coastal States. The Centre provides a framework for the exchange of information on operational, technical, scientific, legal and financial matters, and promotes dialogue aimed at conducting coordinated action at the national, regional and global levels for the implementation of the Prevention and Emergency Protocol.

Mediterranean expertise


The Mediterranean Assistance Unit (MAU) is network of experts in the field of preparedness for and response to marine pollution that can be mobilized to provide onsite and remote assistance to the Contracting Parties impacted by a pollution.


The Mediterranean Technical Working Group (MTWG), coordinated by REMPEC, is a correspondence group, whose function is to facilitate the exchange of technical data and other scientific and technological information aimed at assessing the nature, exposure and risks from accidental marine pollution and promoting remedies for such pollution in the Mediterranean Sea area.


The Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL within the framework of the Barcelona Convention (MENELAS)

SOx ECA(s) Technical Committee of Experts

SOx ECA(s) Technical Committee of Experts

Non-governmental Institutions


International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF)


The Global Oil and Gas Industry Association for Environmental and Social Issues (IPIECA)


Intervention in Chemical transport Emergencies (ICE)


International Salvage Union (ISU)


International Association of Classification Societies (IACS)


The Mediterranean Oil Industry Group (MOIG)

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