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International Maritime Organisation News:

Training for port security in Guinea
24/11/2017  Port security officials in Guinea have undergone training on complying with IMO's maritime security measures.  The event in Conakry, Guinea from 20 to 24 November was organised in conjunction with Guinea's Maritime Authority and the Minister of Transport.

Modern simulator to enhance delivery of regional training
20/11/2017  The Djibouti Regional Training Centre (DRTC) has been equipped with a modern computer-based training simulator, as part of IMO's efforts to promote maritime safety and security in the West Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden.  Equipment installation, funded through a contribution to the Djibouti Code of Conduct Trust Fund by the KIngdom of Denmark, has been completed and the first cohort of six Djibouti officers have been trained to operate it.

Preventing stowaways
10/11/2017  Enhanced port security can help in the facilitation of international maritime traffic and the prevention of stowaways.  A national workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone (6 - 10 November) is one in a series assisting ports with the highest number of stowaway incidents to address these issues.

Training for spill response in East Africa
20/10/2017  The question of how to manage emergency preparedness and response in the oil and gas sector was on the agenda at a workshop in Zanzibar in mid October.  Participants from countries across the East Africa region gathered to highlight good practices in developing national preparedness and response systems, as well as how to improve understanding of risk assessments related to oil and gas development and potential impacts on environment.

 

 

 

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Worldwide Incidents 2015: 
Total Incidents Worldwide: 14 reported incidents 

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