How MEMAC deals with incidents

Upon receiving notification of an oil spill incident from any source, the following steps are taken immediately

  •  Verification of the incident.
  • Collect complete data about the incident.
  • Notifying and transmission of all data to all Member States.
  • Notifying local, regional and international private sectors working in the field of combating marine pollution to be on standby in case of necessity.
  • Continuous exchange of incident data and follow-up.
  • Updated information about the incident status is continuously provided to all Member States
  • Legal and technical advice is continuously provided to the Member States
  • Oil Spill Trajectory Model is used for early prediction
  • In case of any assistance in needed, MEMAC liaises with the Member States as well as with other regional and international firms.
  • A record about the incident is kept for studying and as a lesson to be learnt for future avoidance of any similar incident.