The seminar is addressed to crew members and shipping industry’s personnel with no prior experience to spill response management and operations looking for an introductory training to marine spills.

Learning Objectives

  • Determine the legal framework
  • Classify the risks of a marine casualty
  • Familiarize with the incident management and contingency planning
  • Comprehend the importance of reporting
  • Define call-out procedures and mobilisation
  • Examine past experiences and difficulties encountered


  • Regulatory framework and international guidelines
  • Ship in distress, salvage considerations and places of refuge
  • SOPEP and Incident command
  • Emergency reporting procedures
  • Cooperation with authorities and contractors
  • External assistance
  • Challenges and lessons learnt

The standard length of the course is 8h.

There are no prerequisite requirements for this course.

Delegates will receive certificate of completion under ISO standards for the training services.