IMS 300 Training and 3rd Joint industry – government exercise

  • Date(s)
    4-7 Nov 2019
  • Location
    South Africa (Cape Town)


ActivityNational exercise
TopicIncident Management System (IMS)
Number of Participants60
HostDepartment of Transport


The following aims and objectives were identified:

  • test an offshore platform oil spill incident scenario;
  • verify Incident Commander and Function’s competency and capacity to respond, activate and effectively manage an incident across relevant government departments and industry;
  • test the alert escalation reporting procedures as identified in the NOSCP;
  • test the establishment of the incident management structure as per the NOSCP;
  • test the inter co-operational ability of relevant government departments with participation from industry as per the NOSCP;
  • test the availability and activation of response assets for effective deployment;
  • test the engagement of the Public information officer and Media Liaison officer for external communications;
  • use the Planning P up to compiling an Incident Action Plan;
  • preparation of an exercise feedback report as to establish KPI’s for the next national exercise.