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SHIPBOARD OIL POLLUTION EMERGENCY PLAN. SOPEP. STRUCTURE OF SOPEP. SHOULD BE BASED ON : IMO Resolution MEPC 54(32) adopted on 6-3-92 called “Guidelines for the development of the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plans”. When should SOPEP be activated.

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SHIPBOARD OIL POLLUTION EMERGENCY PLAN

SOPEP


STRUCTURE OF SOPEP

SHOULD BE BASED ON:

IMO Resolution MEPC 54(32) adopted on 6-3-92 called “Guidelines for the development of the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plans”


When should SOPEP be activated

  • MARPOL 73/78 Article 8 & Protocol I require that the nearest coastal state should be notified of actual or probable discharges of oil into the sea


What is regarded as an oil spill

  • Any oil spill regardless of size

  • Discharge of oil as a result of damage

  • Intentional discharge for the purpose of securing the safety of ship and crew

  • Operational discharge

  • Discharge harmfull substances in packaged form


PROBABLE DISCHARGE

  • Aground

  • Collision

  • Explosion

  • Serious breakdown of equipment which is a danger to the safe navigation of the ship


HOW & WHOM TO REPORT

According IMO Resolution A.648(16) “Guidelines for reporting incidents involving dangerous goods, harmfull substances and/or marine pollutants”

  • Nearest coastal state / port authority

  • Ship interest


FLEET CRISIS MANAGEMENT TEAM (1)

  • Assist master & crew

  • Contact P&I Club

  • Contact H&M underwriters

  • Contact solicitors

  • Keep media informed

  • Keep higher company management informed


FLEET CRISIS MANAGEMENT TEAM (2)

  • Contact salvage services

  • Contact local authorities

  • Contact classification

  • Contact other relevant parties


TYPES OF OIL SPILLS

  • Operational oil spills

    - Bunkering/Transfer pipeline leakage

    - Bunkering/Transfer tank overflow

  • Spills resulting from casulaties

    - Grounding

    - Fire/Explosion

    - Collision etc.


RESPONSE TO OPERATIONAL OIL SPILL

Follow tiered response

  • Minimise outflow of oil

  • Sound Alarm to activate OPP-Team

  • Decide if initial report has to be made

  • Use checklist as guidance to response

  • Take care of environmental disposal

  • Check-up & Evaluation


RESPONSE TO OIL SPILL AS RESULT OF CASUALTY

Follow tiered response

  • Acertain safety of crew & ship

  • Make initial report

  • Try to minimise outflow of oil

  • Line up OPP-Team

  • Use checklist as guide to response


DEALING WITH THE MEDIA

  • One dedicated person to talk with the media

  • Protect crew members from the media

  • Tell the truth, do not hide things

  • Keep control on interviews (planning)


SAMPLING

  • Be present during sampling

  • Check sample bottles (clean/sealed)

  • Retain one sample of each location


RECORD KEEPING

  • Record all activities of own crew and outside personel

  • Make photo’s

  • Make video’s


TRAINING & DRILLS

  • Training of awareness

  • Training of contingency plan

  • Regular drills followed by evaluation

  • Plan drills in which also FCMT is involved

  • Maintain oil spill response equipment


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