Transboundary oil spill response exercise between Angola and Namibia

6 /9 Aug 2019 - Namibia
  • Type of activity: Transboundary exercise
  • Focus topic: Contingency Planning
  • Number of participants: 30
  • Host: Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of Angola and Ministry og Works and Transport of Namibia
  • Objectives: The objectives of this exercise, as defined by the countries, would be to:
    1. Test the communication links between Angola and Namibia;
    2. Test mechanisms for requesting assistance and mobilization of international resources;
    3. Test the National Plans of the two countries in the case of a trans-boundary oil spill incident; and
    4. Expose participants to the key issues related to trans-boundary spill incidents.