Malta assesses its National Contingency Plan with the harmonised self-assessment tool - RETOS – Oct 08, 2019

REMPEC attended the first out of 7 national workshops aiming at assessing the National Contingency Plans (NCP) of the Western Mediterranean coastal States, using the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™), which was introduced at the Sub-regional Workshop on the use of RETOS (24-26 April 2019, REMPEC, Valletta, Malta).

Malta will be organising this three-day workshop (08-10 October 2019) attended by 10 representatives from Maltese authorities involved in the NCP, namely Transport Malta, the Civil Protection Department, the Environmental and Resources Authority as well as the Armed Forces of Malta. They will benefit from the technical support provided by ITOPF Ltd to carry out the national self-assessment report including gap analysis, Global Performance Analysis and Global Improvement Programme of the Maltese NCP.

Other project members, namely Algeria, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain and Tunisia, will organise their respective national workshop between 2019 and 2020 as scheduled below:

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This activity is implemented in the framework of the Project Western Mediterranean Region Marine Oil and HNS Pollution Cooperation (West MOPoCo) and co-financed by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (DG ECHO).

To know more about the project, visit the West MOPoCo Website: swiss made

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