Malta Malta

Expertise

Preparedness

Expert and training Centres
Sensitivity mapping
  Oil
  Chemicals
Risk assessment
  Oil
  Chemicals
Contingency planning
  Oil
  Chemicals
Training of personnel
  Oil
  Chemicals

Response

Expert and training Centres
Fire fighting  

The civil protection department is responsible for any fire fright operations. A number of harbour tug boats equipped with fire fighting equipment are available in Maltese Ports.

Response to oil spills at sea  

Response to oil spills at sea is coordinated by Transport Malta in line with the NMPCP.

Response to oil on shore  

Same as above.

Response to spills/releases of HNS  

Response to oil spills at sea is coordinated by Civil Protection Department in line with the NMPCP

Recovery of lost Packages of HNS
Aerial Surveillance  

Response to oil spills at sea is coordinated by Armed Forces of Malta in line with the NMPCP.

Satellite images  

Satellite images are received through the European Safety Agency.

Overall emergency management  

Transport Malta are responsible for the overall management of pollution emergency.

Shoreline decontamination
Modelling and forecasting  

University of Malta supports Transport Malta by modelling and forecasting pollution.

Impact - Wildlife and birds
Impact - Fisheries/fish farming  

Transport Malta will liaise with the Department of fisheries and aquaculture in case of risks impacting fish farms.

Accident site restoration (oil)  

The Environment and Resource Authority are responsible to monitor site restoration.

Accident site restoration (chemicals)  

The Environment and Resource Authority are responsible to monitor accident site restoration.

Expertise and services

Company Name Civil Protection Department, Director
Address (number, street, city) CPD Ta' Kandia L/o Siggiewi
Telephone (24 hours a day) +356 2393 0000
Mobile
Telefax +356 21 462 607
E-mail civilprotection@gov.mt
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