MOIG Regional Workshop 2022

Oct 31, 2022

From the 25th of October to 27th of October a regional workshop was held in the Ambasador hotel in Opatija, Croatia on the topic of Enhancing Oil Spill Preparedness and Response in the Adriatic and Mediterranean Regions. The workshop was organized by MOIG, ATRAC and JANAF, and it was attended by over 40 participants from Mediterranean countries and UK. Participants of this workshop included representatives Croatian and European response companies, as well as a Turkish and English equipment manufacturers and national maritime authorities of Croatia and Slovenia.

The programme of this workshop contained six sessions over the course of three days, and these sessions were of great importance for Mediterranean countries. The sessions were: ‘Contingency planning & Regulatory and legal requirements’, ‘Regional intiatives and activities in the Adriatic and Mediterranean regions’, ‘ Oil spill modeling and training’, Spill preparedness capability and response management’, ‘Oil spill response services and new technology’ and ‘National and regional emergency response’. While the first two days of workshop were held on the hotel premises, the last day was used for a visit to the oil terminal JANAF on the Krk island.

With this workshop, ATRAC has strenghtened its cooperation with MOIG that has been ongoing for several years.