MIMIC - Minimizing risks of maritime oil transportby holistic safety strategies WP 4/ Task 4: Assessment of the overall safety management
Background • Cooperation between authorities in relation to the overall safety management of maritime oil transports in Finland has been coincidental and guided by accidents or concern (Dufva et al., 2010, Metku project) → Need to develop and extend intersectoral, multi-professional cooperation and transmission of information between authorities, to prevent new hazards and to make preventive activities more effective • Internal Security Programme (2008) of the Ministry of the Interior
Aim of task 4/4 • Propose “a machinery” of organizations, activities and information flows, to help manage the risk of oil accidents and to prevent the accidents. • Tasks of such a machinery: • define information needs • collect, analyze and review information • define requirements for economic, technical and intellectual resources • provide reliable information to the decision making • …other?
Process of task 4/4 • Compare the overall risk management system of oil spills to nuclear power risk management and to fisheries management. 1. Chart and analyze organizations, people, practices and information flows related to risk management in all three fields • literature review • thematic interviews 2. Pick up such best practices and elements from the information processing in fisheries management and nuclear power risk management, which seem to be appropriate to the safety problems of maritime activities. 3. Seminar/workshop (involving stakeholders) 4. Reporting
Science Interest groups Policy making Decision making STECF RAC Advice/statement Recommendation Member States’ Scientific institutes ICES ACOM Expert groups Review groups EU commission Ministerial Council Scientific advice Monitoring, statistics Decision Proposal Statement Statement Member states European parliament Non-EU- states
Objectives Policy- making Takaisinkytkentään perustuva kontrollimekanismi kalastuksen säätelyssä Diagnostics Intervention Social system ”fishermen” Natural system ”fish” External influence External influence (Nielsen&Holm 2007)
Outcomes/deliverables • Recommendations of improved ways for risk management in terms of information sharing and risk communication; report • Peer reviewed journal article • Popular journal article, in Finnish