Joint government-industry exercise to test and update the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

  • Date(s)
    1 Jun 2011
  • Location
    Congo (Pointe Noire)


ActivityNational exercise
TopicContingency Planning, National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP)
Number of Participants60
HostMinistry of Merchant Navy


  • Train participants on the main components of the NOSCP: alert, evaluation, mobilisation and crisis management
  • Test the NOSCP by a full scale exercise organised by national authorities and oil companies
  • Train participants on claims and compensation from the full scale exercise elements
  • Develop recommendations to improve the NOSCP of Congo with feedback from participants and general recommendations to strengthen the national capabilities