Cooperation between Sea Alarm and REMPEC continues – Mar 30, 2018

REMPEC is pleased to announce that it has recently renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sea Alarm Foundation, formalising plans to continue their collaboration for a further two years.

The MoU, which was first signed in 2011, provides a framework for Sea Alarm to cooperate with Mediterranean coastal states. Under the agreement Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean can request,  in the framework of the Mediterranean Assistance Unit (MAU), assistance from Sea Alarm, in the event of an oiled wildlife emergency, through REMPEC.

In addition, the updated MoU, signed during the 2018 Interspill conference in London, with enable Sea Alarm to assist Contracting Parties with their wildlife response training and planning activities. 

Mr Hugo Nijkamp (left), General Manager of Sea-Alarm, Mr Gabino Gonzalez (right), Head of Office of REMPEC