Cedre was called upon for some forty incidents, all minor. Behind this relatively calm front in terms of spills, the year was marked by several important events. The Board of Directors elected a new President, local councillor on the Breton shoreline, and appointed a new Director. The Minister for the Sea came to visit the new premises and meet the team. Cedre produced an initial review of its research and experimentation work carried out since its creation, sifting through all the products (dispersants, sinking agents, sorbents, gelling agents, demulsifiers) for use in oil spill response. A validation procedure for these response products was put forward.