The MOIG Director participated to Interspill 2018, the Leading European Oil Spill Conference and Exhibition organized at Excel Centre in London. The conference was opened by the General Secretary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
The event gathered International associations and organizations, responders, manufacturers, services companies and experts working on oil spill prevention, preparedness and response from all over world to meet and share knowledge on Oil Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response.
The conference featured Science Workshops on Shoreline Survey, HNS Pollution, Marine Pollution Impacts and Response in Cold Environments as well as Poster Presentations.
The programme included also Conference Sessions on a diverse set of topics including Panning & Delivery, Preparedness, Surveillance in Practices, Offshore / E&P, Surveillance Technologies, Wildlife, Situational Awareness for the Spill Prevention & Response Community, Dispersants, Government/Industry Partnerships, Making Training Work, Inland Spill Issues, IMS & OOW, Effective exercising, Shipping & Salvage Risks, Strategic Aspects of Preparedness and Case Studies.
During this event, the MOIG Director had the opportunity to meet the attending members, technical partners, International organizations and associations such us MEKE Marine, DESMI, Janaf, OSRL, Cedre, IPIECA, REMPEC, ATRAC, ISAA and Vikoma.
We are very delighted with the outcome of these meetings which led to undertake fruitful discussions on oil spill prevention, preparedness and response paving the way to further strengthen cooperation and exchange of information between MOIG and its members and technical partners.
This conference was also a good opportunity to promote the forthcoming Regional Workshop & Oil Spill Exercise scheduled to be held from 06 to 08 November 2018 in Istanbul-Turkey in cooperation with Turkish Petroleum (TP) and MEKE Marine.