National workshop to review the Oil Spill Contingency Plan and develop national legislation related to OPRC 90

  • Date(s)
    20-23 Jun 2016
  • Location
    South Africa (Cape Town)


ActivityNational workshop
TopicContingency Planning, Legal and institutional aspects
Number of Participants55
HostDepartment of Transport


  • Carry out a review of the existing legal and institutional framework with a view to identify the needs of new laws and regulations
  • Review the current version of the NOSCP with a view to identify areas that may require improvement and amendment
  • Consider cooperation between the industry and the government regarding prevention of, preparedness for and response to pollution incidents with a particular attention to offshore activities