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MARENDA Project

Our maritime service is currently involved in the MARENDA Project, which has been developed by the following partners : ACP, CETMAR, World Maritime University and European Union.

The main aim of the Programme is to support development in specific areas of maritime transport in Africa, with focus on maritime safety in Western and Central African countries.

One of the main objective is the establishment of emergency response mechanisms against maritime environment pollution. The main purpose is to support national authorities (Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Ghana &Nigeria) and regional coordination bodies responsible for the maritime transport sector in planning and implementation of strategy and actions on marine environment protection and emergency response in coastal waters and port basins.

 

January 2016 - Dakar, Senegal

Two trainers from Le Floch Dépollution carried out a mission in the Port of Dakar, Senegal, from 10th to 21st January 2016 with 2 distinct purposes :

 

October 2016 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

2 consultants from our maritime service participated in this seminar which was held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast from September 28th to October 7th, 2016 to conduct this training divided in two phases :

The participants were able to test their new national contingency plan and thus determine the actions to undertake to improve their oil spill response capabilities.

 

January 2017 - Limbé, Cameroon

2 experts organized an oil spill response training in Limbé, Cameroon. 

The training took place in the SONARA premises and organized with the support of the Autonomous Port of Dakar, and includes the following topics :

This training were aimed to authorities in charge of oil spill response (SNH, Ministry of Defense, of Transports), to port authorities (Autonomous Port of Douala, Port of Kribi and Limbé) as well as oil companies.

 

February 2017 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast

2 Consultants from Le Floch Dépollution participated to a training the trainer session in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Our team introduced to the participants the pedagocial aspect and topics to be developed to build a training course sequence on oil spill preparedness and response.

Besides this training course, a session on bilateral agreements enabling participants to develop the implementation of an international cooperation related to oil spill response.

This working session gathered the following countries : Senegal, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cameroon and Nigeria.

 

March 2017

The project has been achieved in march by training courses specific to each country.

The frame of these training courses has been defined in cooperation with the participants countries then developped by Le Floch Dépollution with the aim to reinforce the preparedness of the different countries involved in this project.

Our experts developed :

 

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