FIRESPILL Project meeting

Apr 15, 2021

As part of the FIRESPILL project (Fostering Improved Reaction of Crossborder Emergency Services and Prevention Increasing Safety Level), an online meeting was held on March 30, 2021, on the work package four Enhancement of emergency service organizations’ operational capabilities – pilot projects’ deployment, activity Oil spills, and other marine hazards pilots deployment. Apart from ATRAC, the partners in charge of this activity are the Abruzzo region, the County of Istria, the Puglia region and ARPA, and ATRAC’s task is to develop a Methodology/guidelines for risk assessment for oil spills in the Adriatic Sea. In addition, the partners are in charge of developing Oil spill operational prototype and hazard mapping capacities, Enhanced simulation models for oil spills and other marine hazards, and holding specialized exercises implemented (with the usage of personal protective equipment and specialized equipment). The activity started in February this year and the planned completion is in June 2022.