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Spill Notification Point
Ministry of Transport
The Slovenian Maritime Directorate Ukmarjev trg 2 6000 Koper
Tel: +386 5 6632106
Fax: +386 5 6632110
Competent National Authority
Administration for Civil Protection & Disaster Relief Uprava RS za Zascito in Resevanje
Vojkova cesta 61 1000 Ljubljana Web: http://www.sos112.si/eng/
Tel: +386 1 471 3322
Fax: +386 1 439 8117
A national contingency plan has been prepared by the Ministry of Transport and is currently undergoing revision.
Response to a pollution incident is dependent upon the level of emergency. For minor pollution incidents outside port areas, the Coastal Waters Safeguarding Authority would respond. Port and industrial facilities are expected to have their own contingency plans, co-ordinated with the NCP, and would respond to spills within their jurisdiction. For intermediate spills, the Coastal Headquarters of Civil Defence would respond. Spills of a larger magnitude would involve the Republic Headquarters of Civil Defence.
Mechanical recovery at sea and shoreline clean-up are the preferred response strategy. The use of dispersants is prohibited in Slovenia due to the shallowness of Slovenian waters.
Hidro Koper d.o.o. hold equipment, but precise details are not known.
Previous Spill Experience
There have been no major oil pollution incidents in Slovenian waters.
Prevention & Safety
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* not yet in force
Regional & Bilateral Agreements
- Barcelona Convention (with states bordering the Mediterranean)
For further information see also REMPEC (Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea) Country Profile (http://www.rempec.org/country.asp?cid=17&IDS=2_1&daNme=General%20Information&openNum=1)
Date of issue: December 2010
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