Guadeloupe, Auberge de la Vieille Tour Hotel
November 14 – 18, 2016
The objective of this Training Course was to improve knowledge relating to oil spill preparedness, response and co-operation using a tailored version of the IMO Model course with ample opportunity for participants to take part in practical and theoretical exercises.
In addition, the course was a unique opportunity to strengthen regional cooperation and train new on-scene commanders and responders within the region.
The four-day course consisted of: OPRC Level II Course Material modified by the expert facilitators/instructors of the USCG, OSRL, ITOPF, CEDRE and CEREMA; a stockpile site visit; equipment demonstrations, media training; homework exercises, table-top exercises; and a three-hour functional exercise.
Fourteen senior maritime representatives from the following countries attended the course: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Vincent, and Guadeloupe.
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