Transboundary oil spill response exercise between Angola and Namibia

  • Date(s)
    6-9 Aug 2019
  • Location
    Namibia (Walvis Bay)


Countries invitedAngola, South Africa
ActivityTrans-boundary exercise
TopicContingency Planning
Number of Participants30
HostMinistry of Mines and Petroleum of Angola and Ministry og Works and Transport of Namibia


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.