4th Adriatic Conference on spill prevention, preparedness and response
28 – 30 May 2019 Opatija, Croatia
DAY 1 – Tuesday 28 May 2019
DAY 2 – Wednesday, 29 May 2019
DAY 3 – Thursday, 30 May 2019
09.00 – 11.00Registration of participants
11.00 – 11.30Opening of the ConferenceVedran Martinic, Director, ATRAC
Ivo Dujmic, Major, City of Opatija
Zlatko Komadina, County President, Primorje Gorski Kotar County
Darko Domović, Committee member, ISCO (welcome address on behalf of ISCO)
Malek Smaoui, Programme Officer (OPRC), REMPEC
Siniša Orlić, Deputy Minister, Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, Republic of Croatia
11.30 – 12.00Opening of the Exhibition
12.00 – 14.00Welcome drinks / Reception
14.00 – 15.30Session I: Response Policy and Regional Preparedness
14.00 - 14.20Recent regional developments and way forward in terms of preparedness for marine pollution by Oil and HNSMalek Smaoui, REMPEC
14.20 - 14.40EU Cooperation Framework on Pollution Response ServicesTeresa Cunha, EMSA
14.40 - 15.00Spill Trends and Learning from Recent incidentsRichard Johnson, ITOPF
15.00 - 15.15OPRC in Albania - The Latest DevelopmentsElson Thana, Republic of Albania, Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy
15.15 - 15.30Preparedness and Response System in BiHJosip Njavro, Bosnia and Herzegovina
15.30 – 16.00Coffee break
16.00 – 17.20Session I: Response Policy and Regional Preparedness
16.00 - 16.20Vessels, risks, preparedness and responseLukša Čičovački, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of the sea, transport and infrastructure
16.20 - 16.40The use of dispersants within the Italian response strategy to an oil spill at seaGabriele Peschiulli, Republic of Italy, Ministry of the environment and protection of the territory and the sea
16.40 - 17.00National response and rescue capacitiesŽarko Lukšić, Maritime Safety Department of Montenegro
17.00 - 17.20Pollution preparedness and response of SloveniaArturo Steffe, Slovenian Maritime Administration
19.30Official dinner
09.00 – 10.30Session I: Response Policy and Regional Preparedness
09.00 - 09.20Bilateral Project Albania - CroatiaVioleta Zuna, UNDP Albania
09.20 - 09.40Role of ATRACNikolina Stanic, ATRAC
09.40 - 10.05Spill Impact Mitigation Assessment (SIMA) methodologyPeter Taylor, IPIECA
10.05 - 10.30Good Practice in Regional Tiered Preparedness and ResponseRob James, OSRL
10.30 – 11.00Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30Session II: Preparedness and Response to HNS Spills and Marine Litter
11.00 - 11.20MARINER project: key outcomes to enhance HNS knowledge, training and exercisingMarisa Fernandez, CETMAR
11.20 - 11.40Compensation for damage caused by HNS incidentsVictoria Turner, IOPC Funds
11.40 - 12.00HNS spills: an operational guide to improve the preparedness and the responseNicolas Tamic, CEDRE
12.00 - 12.15CleanAtlantic project: Tackling marine litter in the Atlantic AreaMarisa Fernandez, CETMAR
12.15 - 12.30The problem of Marine Litter in Dubrovnik - Neretva CountyDijana Tomašević Rakić, Dubrovnik - Neretva County
12.30 – 14.00Lunch break
14.00 – 15.00Session III: Legal aspects of spill response
14.00 - 14.20Recent developments in the international liability & compensation regimeAna Cuesta, IOPC Funds
14.20 - 14.40Protection of the marine environment against pollution from vessels in the
2019 Amendments to the Croatian Maritime Code
Igor Vio, Faculty of Maritime Studies Rijeka
14.40 - 15.00"Fidelity" CaseDolores Brenko Škerjanc, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
15.00 – 15.30Introduction to the Demonstration of EquipmentTeresa Cunha, EMSA
Mirna Dujmović, Dezinsekcija
15.30 – 16.30Assembling at the Port of Opatija
16.30 – 18.00OSR Equipment Demonstration (Port of Opatija)
09.00 – 10.30Session IV: Technology Development
09.00 - 09.20"Virginia" CaseNicolas Tamic, CEDRE
09.20 - 09.40Recent Developments in Strategic and Tactical Surveillance ToolsJames Pringle, OSRL
09.40 - 10.00LSFO - New Fuel, New Risk? And ITOPF’s R&D EndeavoursRichard Johnson, ITOPF
10.00 - 10.15Building a concept for plastic free coastal areas, lakes and riversMarkus Nystedt, LAMOR
10.15 - 10.30Backtracking polluters using AIS currentsMarko Perkovič, Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, Slovenia
10.30 – 11.00Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30Session IV: Technology Development
11.00 - 11.20KaziCat Multi purpose Working boat & Oil skimmers Ole Warncke, DESMI
11.20 - 11.40Protecting the sea from river/marine plastic litter - a step forwardLorenzo Barone, CASTALIA
11.40 - 12.00"Response 4.0"Kerem Kemerli, MEKE
12.00 - 12.15Nearshore and harbour oil spill recoveryMarkus Nystedt, LAMOR
12.15 - 12.30Proposal for strategic Adriatic-Ionian cooperation - ASCOP EUSAIR projectBiserka Vištica, Republic of Croatia, Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
12.30 – 13.00Closing Session

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