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Training and follow-up

REMPEC Focal points meeting

Year Representative Ministry/Department/Division
2007 Mr. Lino Vasallo, Executive Director Merchant Shipping Malta Maritime Authority
2007 Mr. Mario Mifsud, Manager Policy & Legislative Development Department, Malta Maritime Authority
2007 Mr. Victor Cini, Port Officer Ports Directorate, Malta Maritime Authority
2005 Mr. Giovanni Miceli, Director Multilateral Affairs Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2005 Mr. John Buttigieg, First Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2005 Mr. Mario Mifsud, Manager Policy & Legislative Development Department, Malta Maritime Authority
2005 Mr. Victor Cini, Port Officer Ports Directorate, Malta Maritime Authority
2003 Mr. Joseph Cole, Counsellor Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2003 Mr. John Buttigieg, First Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2000 Mr. Joseph Callus, Head, Pollution Control Co-ordinating Unit Environment Protection Department, Pollution Control Co-ordinating Unit
2009 Mr. Richard Gabriele, Harbour Master Malta Maritime Authority
2009 Mr. Gordon Cutajar, Assistant Registrar Malta Maritime Authority
2009 Mr. Dale Hamilton, Co-ordination Manager Malta Maritime Authority
2009 Mr. Keon Vella, Flag & Ports State Control Inspector Merchant Shipping Directorate, Malta Maritime Authority
2011 Captain Richard Gabriele, Head, Pollution and Incident Response, Ports and Yachting Directorate Transport Malta
2011 Dr Gordon Cutajar, Assistant Registrar of Ships, Merchant Shipping Directorate Transport Malta
2011 Dr Charles Galea, Senior Scientific Officer Maltese Resources Authority

Regional activities

Date Activity name Country participant name
05/2009 Regional Government and Industry Workshop on Cooperation, Preparedness for and Response to Oil Spills in the Mediterranean Sea - 11-12 May 2009, Marseille, France. Mr. Godwin Sant, Captain Richard Gabriele, Malta
03/2000 MEDEXPOL 99/2 Regional Training Course on New Techniques for Shoreline Pollution (Oil/Chemical) Clean-up - In Brest, France 21-25 March 2000 Mr. Anthony Mallia, Malta
11/2000 MEDEXPOL 2000 – Regional Seminar for Government Administrators and Senior Managers (on Accidental Marine Pollution preparedness and response) - Naples, Italy, 6-10 November 2000 Mr. Anthony Mallia, Malta
12/2001 MEDEXPOL 2001 – Regional Training Course on Prevention, Preparedness and Response to accidents involving hazardous substances at ship-shore interface - Genoa, Italy, 10-14 December 2001 Mr. Mario Mifsud, Mr. Patrick Murgo, Malta
10/2002 MEDIPOL 2002 6 Regional Seminar on response to Oil and Chemical spills for Governments Administrators and Senior Managers -Malta, 29 October -2 November 2002 Mr. Anthony Mallia, Mr. Emmanuel Bonnici, Mr. Albert Tabone, Malta
11/2003 MEDIPOL 2003 – European Workshop on Satellite Imagery and illicit oil spills in Europe and in the Mediterranean and Field activities in Rognac, Marseilles - Toulon, France, 2 – 4 October 2003 Mr. Anthony Mallia, Mr, Victor Cini, Lebanon
12/2004 Regional Alert Exercise MEDIPOLEX 2004, organized in close collaboration with the national Focal Point of Cyprus, held on 7-8 December 2004. All Contracting Parties participated
10/2005 MEDEXPOL 2005 – Regional Seminar on the use of Remote Sensing in Oil Pollution Control, Nicosia, Cyprus, 17-20 October 2005 Major Claudio Spiteri, Malta

National activities

Date Activity name
11/2002 National Training Course on Strategies for Effective Marine Chemical Spill Response in Port Areas and Their Approaches, Ta' Kandja, Malta, 7-9 January 2002
01/2007 EMSA Exercise, 2007
01/2008 EMSA Exercise 2008
01/2018 National training on pollution response. Over 125 personnel from the following entiities; Transport Malta, Civil Protection Department, Environment and Resource Authority, Armed Forces of Malta, Environmental Health Directorate were trained on pollution response in accordance with IMO OPRC model courses.

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