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DOMINICA National Contingency Planning Workshop

Dr. Elliott Taylor assisted in executing a National Contingency Planning Workshop on oil spill preparedness, response and co-operation in conformity with the i990 OPRC Convention. In conjunction with Commander Paul Lattanzi (USCG) from the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Information and Training Centre for the Wider Caribbean (RAC/REMPEITC-Caribe), the 29-31 March 2016 activities encompassed:

  • Providing a 1-day executive level training course to enhance knowledge of oil spills, oil spill response and national obligations under the OPRC Convention;
  • Assisting with the development and delivery of an updated National Contingency Plan;
  • Facilitating the workshop activities; and
  • Preparing observations and recommendations for IMO activity report.