14th meeting of the REMPEC Focal Points

Posted: 02/06/2021
Categories: News – External Relations

The IOPC Funds participated in the 14th meeting of the Focal Points of the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) which was held remotely from 31 May to 2 June. The event was attended by over a hundred participants from 21 Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention as well as a number of intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations. Claims Manager, Chiara Della Mea attended on behalf of the IOPC Funds.

A number of items of interest to the IOPC Funds were discussed during the meeting, in particular a series of manuals for response to spills of oils, condensates and Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS) in the Mediterranean Sea as well as the development of strategies for enhancing regional cooperation for responding to oil and HNS spills.

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