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National & regional system - response strategy

Monitoring and Evaluation

Satellite image   EMSA Cleanseanet
Aerial surveillance   Mainly: Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Sasemar) There are also another Ministries available for monitoring: Guardia Civil (Ministry for Interior), Servicio Aéreo de Rescate (Ministry for Defence), Servicio de Vigilancia Aduanera (Ministry for Treasurement).
Naval surveillance
Forecasting models   OILMAP/SARMAP (ASA) and ESEOO (TESEO) (establecimiento sistema español de oceanografía operacional)

Response at sea

Use of dispersant  

Coordination between local Maritime Authority (Harbour Master Office) and SASEMAR (local MRCC) in affected zone

Aerial surveillance  

The use of dispersants is only authorized in a case by case basis, by the local services of the DGMM (Harbour Master offices).

Related Legislation
Delimitation zones for the use of dispersants
Authority in charge of authorisation identified

The previous product approval is carried out by the Marine Pollution department in the DG Merchant Marine (DGMM). The final authorization for use in a case by case basis is done by the local services of the DGMM (Harbour Master offices)

Dispersant testing procedures  

For a dispersant to be approved, three types of analysis are carried out (effectiveness, toxicity and biodegradability), by a scientific institute dependent on the Ministry of Transport and Public Works. Dispersant testing is carried out by the Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX).

List of approved products  

BIOVERSAL; BS – 300 (BIOVERSAL in a 25% dilution) ,NOKOMIS 3 C , BIORREMEDIACION S200, AQ-11, VER-QUIM2, RADIAGREEN OSD, KIT GAEXCON

List of competent laboratories authorized  

Dispersant testing is carried out by the Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX), dependent on the Ministry of Transport and Public Works.

Containment and recovery  

Detail in Section 5

In situ burning

Detail in Section 5

Shoreline protection and cleanup

Shoreline protection  

Detail in Section 5

Shoreline cleanup  

Ministry of Environment is the national authority in charge of shoreline cleanup operations. Also Autonomous Governments and ports are to be prepared for shoreline operations.

Comunication

Operation activities
Government/Industry relation
Public relation
Media relation

Waste management

National policy regarding oily waste
Treatment/disposal facilities/solutions  

Oily waste recovered on sea is delivered in oil terminals. Oily waste recovered on shore are to be managed by the competent environmental authorities (ports, Autonomous Governments, and Ministry of Environment).

Experts

Integration of international experts in the coordination body

Claims

Claims legal basis at national level  

Spain is a Memeber of CLC Convention, FIDAC and Bunkers Convention

Claims included in the contingency plan
National structure dealing with claims

Volunteers management

Volunteers management considered in the plan

Faune protection

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