Cape Verde



Spill Notification Point

Inspeccao Maritima Direccao Geral de Marinha e Portos

Porto Grande San Vincent

Tel: +238-314342
Fax: +238-316519

Competent National Authority

Details as above.


Response Arrangements

The competent authority in the Republic of Cape Verde for maritime affairs is the Maritime and Port Directorate within the Ministry of Transport and Communications. No contingency plan is known to exist and no formal response arrangements exist.


Response Policy

There is no official clean-up policy. Similarly, although no official policy on disposal exists, disposal of oily waste by burying would represent the most rational method.


Equipment

Government & Private

No specialised anti-pollution equipment is known to exist.


Previous Spill Experience

There do not appear to have been any major spills.


Conventions

Prevention & Safety

MARPOL Annexes        
73/78 III IV V VI
 

Spill Response

   
OPRC '90 OPRC HNS
 

Compensation

CLC     Fund Supp HNS* Bunker
'69 '76 '92 '92 Fund    
         

* not yet in force  


Regional and bilateral agreements

  • Cape Verde is not a party to any agreements.

Date of issue: August 2003

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