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National OPRC Level II Workshop – Belize (12-15 March 2024)

Dr. Elliott Taylor, Matt Martin (USCG/IMO), and Nadia Gour (RAC-REMPEITC) delivered a National Workshop on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation (OPRC) Convention Level II for the government of Belize. The 4-day workshop was coordinated between the IMO REMPEITC-Caribe, the Belize Port Authority, and the Department of the Environment within the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Disaster Risk Management. Activities entailed presentations, following the model IMO OPRC course tailored to the risks, environment, and operating conditions of the country, and exercises focused around a hypothetical spill scenario. Participants also visited the field where they were introduced to key components of oil spill response equipment.

Read more here:

https://www.sanpedrosun.com/…/national-workshop-on-oil…/

https://www.breakingbelizenews.com/…/belize…/

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