Cape Verde

Spill Notification Point

Inspeccao Maritima
Direccao Geral de Marinha e Portos
Porto Grande
San Vincent

Tel: +238-314342

Fax: +238-316519

Competent National Authority

Details as above.

Response Arrangements

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.

Response Policy

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

MARPOL Annexes

Spill Response



'69 '76 '92 '92Fund

* 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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