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Accidental water pollution: Impact of legal and statutory evolution

Cedre Information Day, 5 March 2009, Saint-Denis-La-Plaine.

Cedre’s Information Days generally address technical or response-related topics. This year, Cedre’s strategic committee were keen for us to review the legal or statutory evolutions concerning accidental water pollution.

Numerous international or national texts have altered or are soon to alter the regulations governing prevention, preparedness and response to accidental and operational pollution by oil or chemical substances, both in marine and fresh waters.

As is the custom of these Information Days, rather than focusing on the purely legal aspects, it is the practical and operational consequences of these texts that will be brought to light.

PDFs only available in French

Morning session chaired by Mr Clément Lavigne, President of Cedre's Strategic Committee

 

Theme : Pollution prevention

Evolutions to the organisation of maritime transport by Michel Babkine, Secrétariat Général de la Mer 
 application/pdf Evolutions to the organisation of maritime transport

Vetting procedures by Pierre karsenti, Total S.A.
 application/pdf Vetting procedures

Spills in inland waters - Legislation and regulations for ONEMA agents by Jean-Claude Lumet, ONEMA
 application/pdf Spills in inland waters - Legislation and regulations for ONEMA agents

 

Theme : Preparedness and response

Law on the modernisation of civil protection by Philippe Estiez, DSC - Sous-direction de la gestion des risques - Bureau des risques majeurs
application/pdf Law on the modernisation of civil protection

Local contingency plans by Christelle Mailly, Cedre
 application/pdf Local contingency plans

The threat of wrecks at sea and the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention by Jean-Luc Hall, MEEDDAT - Direction des Affaires Maritimes
 application/pdf The threat of wrecks at sea and the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

 

 

Afternoon chaired by Mr Gilbert Le Lann, Director of Cedre

 

Theme : Penalties - Restoration

French law on environmental responsibility: a new tool for the suppression of operational discharge by Yann Rabuteau, Allégans
 application/pdf French law on environmental responsibility: a new tool for the suppression of operational discharge

French law on environmental responsibility: a local standpoint by Jacques Mangold, Vigipol 
application/pdf French law on environmental responsibility: a local standpoint

Recent evolutions of the international regime CLC-IOPC Fund by Katharina Stanzel, IOPC Fund
 application/pdf Recent evolutions of the international regime CLC-IOPC Fund

Bunkers convention by Grégory Le Bot, Delmas
 application/pdf Bunkers convention

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