Congo - Democratic Republic

Spill Notification Point

Office National des Transports Matadi
Tlx: 21017 ONATRA ZR

Competent National Authority

Le Secrétariat Général à l’Environment et Conservation de la Nature Ministère de l’Environment

Direction Ets. Humains et Protection de l’Environnement Point Focal WACAF B. P. 12348 Kinshasa 1

Tel: 34 355 34390
Fax: 243 88 436 75

Response Arrangements

No national or local contingency arrangements have been made by government or industry.

Response Policy

No oil spill response policy has been defined.


Government & Private

Only basic resources are available to combat spills, from the port, public works department, agricultural and commercial sources.

Previous Spill Experience

There do not appear to have been any major spills in Democratic Republic of Congo waters.


Prevention & Safety

MARPOL Annexes        
73/78 III IV V VI

Spill Response



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

The Democratic Republic of Congo is not a signatory to any of the above conventions.

Regional and bilateral agreements

  • Democratic Republic of Congo is not a party to any agreements.

Date of issue: March 2001

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