NEWS & EVENTS

ATRAC in mission in Syria

  In the second half of August this year, there was marine pollution in Syria. The source of the pollution was a tank at the largest Syrian refinery in the city of Baniyas. Although the type of oil is known, and it is heavy fuel oil, the quantity of spilled oil...

CASCADE project meeting in Ravenna

  Project meeting of the EU project CASCADE, in which ATRAC acts as a project partner, took place in Ravenna, Italy, from November 29-30, 2021. This was the first live meeting since the start of the project in January last year, although due to preventive measures,...

Table-top exercise held in Dubrovnik

  As part of the FIRESPILL project, ATRAC organized a table-top exercise for members of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County Operational Center (COC) on November 24, 2021, in cooperation with the Dubrovnik-Neretva County. The exercise was conducted as a simulation of...

Workshop on “Raising Awareness on pollution in Adriatic sea”

  On Thursday, November 11, 2021, ATRAC participated in a workshop on "Raising Awareness on pollution in Adriatic sea" organized by the Zadar County Operational Center (COC). The workshop presented the activities of COC in recent years and the role of the county in...

Training course in Belgrade

  After successful co-operation in 2020 with Public Water Management Company "Srbijavode" during which ATRAC drafted a document entitled "Procedures for responding to accidental water pollution and a training plan for operational staff" which analyzed the dangers...

“ECO-SEA 2021” – Excercise held in Rijeka

  ATRAC actively participated in the Exercise "ECO-SEA 2021" which was conducted on October 13, 2021, by the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Operational Center. The exercise took place, in slightly windy weather, off the coast of the western part of the city of Rijeka...

PEPSEA project meeting in Bari

  ATRAC participated in the public meeting “Fighting together against marine pollution” within the PEPSEA Project on September 15, 2021, in Bari, Italy. The meeting was successfully organized by the Chamber of Commerce Bari in a hybrid form: in the hall of the Chamber...

Coordination Meeting of County Operational Centers

  With co-operation with Sibenik-Knin County ATRAC organized and held “The 3rd Co-ordination Meeting of County Operational Centers for the improvement of preparedness and response to oil spills”. Co-ordination was held from 9 to 10 June 2021 in Sibenik, bringing...

FIRESPILL Project meeting

  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'...

ATRAC returns from the mission in Lebanon

  After two weeks in Lebanon, ATRAC's Director Vedran Martinić and associate Anja Pilepić returned to Croatia. The purpose of such trip during these pandemic times was to advise the Lebanese authorities on removing marine pollution, to assess the extent of pollution,...