Spill Notification Point
Direccao Geral de Marinha e Portos
Competent National Authority
Details as above.
The competent authority in the Republic of Cape Verde for maritime affairs is the Maritime and Port Directorate within the Ministry of Transport and Communications. No contingency plan is known to exist and no formal response arrangements exist.
There is no official clean-up policy. Similarly, although no official policy on disposal exists, disposal of oily waste by burying would represent the most rational method.
Government & Private
No specialised anti-pollution equipment is known to exist.
Previous Spill Experience
There do not appear to have been any major spills.
Prevention & Safety
* not yet in force
Regional & Bilateral Agreements
- Cape Verde is not a party to any agreements.
Date of issue: August 2003
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