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Amoco Cadiz, 40 years of change(s) (2018)

Cedre Information Day, 16th March 2018, Brest

The shipwreck of the Amoco Cadiz off the coast of Brittany in March 1978 was one of the most important oil spill in France and abroad. Since then, the public sphere, the private sector and associations have mobilized to innovate on many themes. To honour these 40 years of change(s), Cedre wishes to bring together the various local, national and international stakeholders around a day of meetings. Several renowned specialists in their field have already responded to the call to take part in this event, promising high quality exchanges.


Attendance by invitation only.




Global overview of the current situation

Patricia Charlebois, Deputy Director of Subdivision for Implementation at International Maritime Organization


Speech of Vincent Bouvier, Secrétaire général de la mer
No such thing as zero risk: the MT Sanchi incident

Christophe Rousseau, Deputy Director of Cedre


ROUND TABLE 1: Prevention in maritime transport

Chaired by Frédéric Moncany de Saint-Aignan, Cluster Maritime Français

Hervé Thomas, Armateurs de France | Nicolas Le Bianic, Direction des Affaires Maritimes | Nicolas Chervy, Grand port maritime du Havre | Sébastien Maveyraud, Préfecture maritime Atlantique


ROUND TABLE 2: Preparedness, a key element in response

Chaired by Christophe Rousseau, Cedre

Marc Igigabel, Cerema | Rémi Mèjecaze, Direction des Affaires Maritimes  | David Gaidet, Direction générale de la sécurité civile et de la gestion des crises | Claude Lhotelain, Marine nationale | Sophie Bahé, Vigipol


ROUND TABLE 3: Ecological impacts of marine pollution

Chaired by Céline Liret, Océanopolis

Jacek Tronczynski, Ifremer | Nicolas Pucheux, Ineris | Philippe de Grissac, LPO (Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux) | Fabien Boileau, Parc naturel marin d’Iroise | Bernard Fichaut, Université Bretagne Occidentale


ROUND TABLE 4: Compensation: exemple of local authorities representatives

Chaired by Yann Rabuteau, Allegans

Loïc Kerambrun, Cedre | Pauline Marchand, ITOPF | Hugues Debec, Mairie de La Bernerie-en-Retz | Pierre Karleskind, Région Bretagne


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