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1HAZADRStrengthening common reaction capacity to fight sea pollution of oil, toxic and hazardous substances in Adriatic SeaHAZADR project: objectives, structure and expected resultsApulia Region, Civil Protection dept.Kick off meetingBari, January 2013
2BACKGROUND, OBJECTIVES AND RESULTS PROJECT STRUCTUREPROJECT GOVERNANCE
3project backgroundThe Adriatic is one of the most sensitive sea in the world due to its important oil transport route to the North Adriatic ports of Trieste, Venice and Omišalj. Additionally it hosts the 30% of the overall international maritime traffic.Pollution by oil, hazardous & noxious substances may have disastrous consequences for the delicate environment and important sea based economic activities if adequate measures are not taken to prevent and enhance general safety.Over the past 15 years, a total of 174 accidents has been recorded on the Adriatic: this warns that a joint cooperation at all levels is necessary for a prompt and efficient response.
4the challengesAdriatic area has been affected by numerous maritime incidents: for example, the 2008 incident with the Turkish ship «UND ADRIYATIK» revealed the lack of organization and ability of regions and counties on both sides of the Adriatic to deal with such incidents at sea.In some regions, inadequately trained and non-qualified personnel and extremely poor cross-border coordination among bodies involved in the implementation of contingency plans.Lack of appropriate equipment by regions and counties in the Adriatic area.Need of training and research centers in the Adriatic area to homogenize diverging response procedures and measures in case of sea pollution
5general objectivethe establishment of a cross - border network for the prevention of risks and the management of emergencies, in order to reduce the risk of pollution and contamination of the Adriatic sea and to strengthen a common reaction capacity of the communities belonging to the Adriatic Region against environmental and technological hazards due to collisions, shipwrecking and spillage of oil and toxic material into the sea that are able to affect the marine environment and economic activities of the Adriatic coastal regions and counties.
6Project Specific Objectives (1) Upgrade the knowledge framework on the estimated environmental and socio-economic risks in the most vulnerable Adriatic areas due to natural and human-induced factors.Support decision-making process in preventing, reacting and overcoming emergencies (also for the benefit of countries not directly involved in the project but treated by oil spillage contamination in case of shipwrecks or collisions).Harmonize, improve and shorten deployment time of the cross-border reaction capacity in the toxic and hazardous substances spill by enhancing the coordination / reaction capacity in the Adriatic EUROREGION.
7Project Specific Objectives (2) set up a common database on the state of readiness and spatial distribution of pollution preventing equipment along the Adriatic coasts as well as the improvement of the operational instruments and oil spill mitigation programs to cope with the environmental and technological hazards.Improve, through 2 cross-border joint exercises in Adriatic and the establishment of an Adriatic Training and Research Centre, the cross-border coordination reaction capacity.Improve an early warning system through a joint radar monitoring program based on a set of radar systems and VHF devices, leading to an advanced capacity of the entrusted Euroregion actors to identify potential sources of risks menacing ecosystems.
8PROJECT DURATION:01/10/2012 - 31/03/2015 an outstanding partnershipPROJECT DURATION:01/10/ /03/201530 MONTHS1 Ministry, 7 Regions & Counties,5 Research bodies5 IPA Adriaticcountries13 partners and 11 costal areas concerned
9project partnersApulia Region - Department of Civil Protection – IT - LPCounty of Primorje and Gorski Kotar – HRZadar County – HRSplit-Dalmatia County – HRRegion of Istria – HREmilia Romagna Region – ITMarche Region – ITNational Research Council, Water Research Inst. CNR – ITNational Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics – OGS – ITInstitute of Oceanography and Fisheries – HRMinistry of Public Works and Transport – ALBNational Institute of Biology – Marine Biology Station – SIInstitute of Marine Biology, University of Montenegro – MNE
10added value of cross boarder cooperation Reduced deployment time of response teams (up to 70% of actual performance) to the incident sites.Positive impact on reducing external costs to the economy arising from environment protection (e.g. compensation for pollution damages).Create prerequisites for economic growth and sustainable development of coastal regions and counties.The establishment of a joint Training and Research Centre for combating marine pollution by oil, hazardous and noxious substances for the whole Adriatic Region.Elaboration of common guidelines for the whole Adriatic area which will serve as a basis for the drafting of contingency plans in regions where such plans have not yet been adopted, as well as for the updating of existing contingency plans.
11sustainability of the project The Research and TrainingCenterThe continuation of activities related to enhancing the preparedness and response capacities at sea, both at cross-border and regional and county levels are assured by the Research and Training Centre that will continue its operation even after the finalization of the project.Deployment time of response teamsReduced deployment time of response teams (up to 70% of actual performance) to the incident sites will assure the homogeneity in the application of the own contingency plans and the sustainability of the joint rescue-procedure in Adriatic over the years.Cross-border disaster simulationsthe acquired knowledge and experiences gained through cross-border exercises shall be the basis for a concrete joint reaction capacity, guaranteeing long last effects of the project so as to maintain the high level of preparedness for the future emergency situations at sea.
12BACKGROUND, OBJECTIVES AND RESULTS PROJECT STRUCTUREPROJECT GOVERNANCE
13HAZADR - WORK PACKAGES WP 1 WP 2 WP 3 WP 4 WP 5 CROSS-BORDERPROJECT MANAGEMENTANDCOORDINATIONCOMMUNICATION&DISSEMINATIONHARMONIZINGNATIONALREGIONAL ANDCOUNTYCONTINGENCYPLANS INADRIATICIMPROVING THELEVEL OFEQUIPMENT ANDC.B. RESPONSEPREPAREDNESSIN CASE OFACCIDENTALMARINEPOLLUTIONESTABLISHMENTOF A TRAININGAND RESEARCHCENTRE TOCOMBATMARINEPOLLUTIONBY OIL, NOXIOUSAND HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCES1 OCTOBER Duration 30 months MARCH 2015
14WP1 – CROSS-BORDER PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION Leader: Apulia RegionDuration: – (30 months)Project coordination is assured by a Steering Committee led by the LP, and composed by 1 representative from each PP, to supervises the whole of processes, evaluate the technical project performance / level of achievements and takes strategic decisions.Financial management: each partner is committed to look after own administrative and financial procedures. The LP assures the whole project technical-administrative and financial management towards the Programme Authorities by keeping all advances monitored at every project phase.1 Quality Management Board, composed by the WP leaders, is establish to boost the technical implementation of the project phases (in accordance with the SC)One Joint Management Service appointed by LP on behalf of all PPs to ensure the coordination of all activities at project level by supporting all PPs in the daily management (strategic programming; technical-financial project monitoring; help-desk; support to the international events & communication activities)1.1Project Steering Committee1.2Project Technical Secretariat1.3Financial and administrative management
15CROSS-BORDER PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION 1.1 Steering Committee meetingsDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionEstablishment of the project Steering Committee (SC), chaired by the lead partner and composed by 1 representatives of each PP. 1 Quality Management Board EstablishedThe SC supervises the whole of the processes and gives strategic addresses to the implementation, evaluate the project performance and the level of achievements. 6 meetings scheduledBari - IT (January 2013)Rijeka – HR (June 2013? To be decided)Piran – SITirana – ALZadar – HRPula – HRoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenMeetings SC1Meetings QMBProject SC established
16CROSS-BORDER PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION 1.2 Project Technical SecretariatDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionThe project Technical Secretariat (PTS), appointed and paid by Lead Partner on behalf of all Partners, supports the LB and all project actors in the day-by-day management (strategic programming, coordination of the activities; technical and financial project monitoring; help-desk; support to the organization and participation in the international events, communication activities’ supervision).outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenPTS appointed to support all partners in the project man.1
17CROSS-BORDER PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION 1.3 Financial and Administrative managementDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionOverall economic-financial management of HAZADR project. Each partner is committed to look after the own technical, administrative and financial management and the preparation of the own progress reports on the MIS system, while the LB is responsible for the overall reporting to the IPA programme and supervises on the reimbursement procedures.1 project manager + 1 financial manager appointed by every partner.LP has the responsibility to coordinate the management at project level according to the rules stated in the Subsidy Contract and Partnership Agreement.outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenProject man. Financial man.1+1ProgressReport per year2Global Report + Final Report6
18HAZADR - WORK PACKAGES WP 1 WP 2 WP 3 WP 4 WP 5 CROSS-BORDERPROJECT MANAGEMENTANDCOORDINATIONCOMMUNICATION&DISSEMINATIONHARMONIZINGNATIONALREGIONAL ANDCOUNTYCONTINGENCYPLANS INADRIATICIMPROVING THELEVEL OFEQUIPMENT ANDC.B. RESPONSEPREPAREDNESSIN CASE OFACCIDENTALMARINEPOLLUTIONESTABLISHMENTOF A TRAININGAND RESEARCHCENTRE TOCOMBATMARINEPOLLUTIONBY OIL, NOXIOUSAND HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCES1 OCTOBER Duration 30 months MARCH 2015
19WP2 – COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION Leader: Zadar CountyDuration: – (30 months)Effective communication and knowledge management within and outside the partnership is assured through the usage of several dissemination channels and potentials for the transferability of outputs, results and best practices towards a broad range of relevant target groups (like policymakers, stakeholders, professionals) concerned by coastal defence, environmentalmaritime issues and transport safety. Project communication strategy – coordinated by B2 and based on a Mainstreaming Action Plan and one Capitalization Action Plan - is implemented through a multi-tool Information Package. In each project area, one communication manager takes care of the communication processes to address the message to the identified local target groups.1 international final conference is scheduled in Rijeka to promote and link HAZADR deliverables to most relevant DG Units, EU Mechanism of Civil Protection, IMO and Maritime Safety agency. The realization of one final technical publication in English to deliver the message outside the project areas is planned. Relevant information of the project, which shall have a clear visual identity, shall be disseminated according to the Communication and Visibility Plan, using both direct and indirect communication methods, in line with the guidelines for communication set by the IPA Adriatic programme2.1Project communication strategy and MEDIA relationship management2.2Multi-channels communication activities2.3Final publication and video documentary2.4Final conference, targeted workshops and visits
20COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION 2.1 Project communication strategy and MEDIA relationship managementDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionElaboration of one project communication strategy composed by (a) 1 Mainstreaming Action Plan - MAP (to drive project dissemination towards target groups, with special regard to Adriatic administrations not directly involved in the project and coastal communities exposed to risk) (b) 1 Capitalization Action Plan - CAP (to streamline results and addressing at least 1 follow-up project initiatives, to be presented at the final conference).One communication manager per area to appointed, under the coordination of B2This activity includes also the MEDIA relationship management, concerning the draft of articles and press releases (4 articles/press releases to be issued by the LB and B2; 2 articles/press releases to be issued by the all other beneficiaries.outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenProject Comm. Strategy (MAP + CAP)1Local Comm. managerArticles / press releases42
21COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION 2.2 Multi-channels communication activitiesDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionDevelopment of a multi-channels communication activities, that includes (a) 1 project website through which it will be possible to access to all management and information tools realized within the project. It contains a unique web platform concerning risk management information, including Adriatic GIS maps of vulnerable areas (2) project brochure in EN and all partners’ languages, leaflets and paperboards to be produced to inform inhabitants and sailors living along the seashore about the best behaviours in case of environmental and / or technological hazards (3) 4 issues of the international e-newsletteroutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenProject website1Link on PPs’’ local websiteProject brochure in ENProject brochure in national lang.1 (HR)(IT)(AL)1 (Slov)(MNE)issues of the inter.newsletter4
22COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION 2.3 Final publication and video documentaryDurationDecember – March 2015DescriptionRealization of one final publication of the project in English, that describes the achievements and results, and preparation of 1 video documentary about the project (including exercises) to be broadcasted on the TV and web, which is considered one of the smartest and most effective solution to reach the mass of stakeholders all over the Adriatic areaoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenInternational final publication1Video documentaryBroadcast on TV / internetx
23COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION 2.4 Final conference, targeted workshops and visitsDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionOrganization of one final conference in Rijeka to present the results of HAZADR to the wide public and stakeholders and to national and regional administration not directly involved in the project but crucial for the follow-up of EUROREGION joint monitoring and hazard-reaction system. DG Units, EU Mechanism of Civil Protection, IMO and Maritime Safety agency will be invited to take part in the event. 2 local workshops per concerned region to promote – among the main stakeholders - the project results and 1 visit to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism at the EU Commission to promote the common reaction capacity model developed in AdriaticoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenInternational conference1Local workshops2Visit at the EU Civili Protection Mechanism in Brussels to promoteHAZADR approach
24HAZADR - WORK PACKAGES WP 1 WP 2 WP 3 WP 4 WP 5 CROSS-BORDERPROJECT MANAGEMENTANDCOORDINATIONCOMMUNICATION&DISSEMINATIONHARMONIZINGNATIONALREGIONAL ANDCOUNTYCONTINGENCYPLANS INADRIATICIMPROVING THELEVEL OFEQUIPMENT ANDC.B. RESPONSEPREPAREDNESSIN CASE OFACCIDENTALMARINEPOLLUTIONESTABLISHMENTOF A TRAININGAND RESEARCHCENTRE TOCOMBATMARINEPOLLUTIONBY OIL, NOXIOUSAND HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCES1 OCTOBER Duration 30 months MARCH 2015
25WP3 – Harmonizing national, regional & county contingency plans in Adriatic Leader: CNRDuration: – (28 months)The purpose of WP3 is to harmonize response procedures and measures in national and regional contingency plans of individual Adriatic states which is due to diverging regulations that reduce the cross-border coordination capacity in the event of spills.This goal shall be achieved by a three-level analysis (1) regulatory and legal analysis that encompass general and specific regulations (2) national and regional contingency plans to identify points in common, bottlenecks and shortcomings in applicable rules and regulations (3) analysis of the existing sources of risk in the project area and the presence of sensitive zones, according to a common methodology and a shared set of indicators and the application of 1 new oceanographic model.These activities lead to harmonize contingency plans at national, regional and EU levels and highlight a uniform picture of the Adriatic most vulnerable areas, both in the open sea and nearby the coasts (by upgrading and harmonizing maps of risk sources and vulnerable factors). The core results is the delivery of common guidelines for development and implementation of contingency plans in those regions (countries) where such plans have neither been drafted nor adopted.3.1Definition of a common operational methodology3.2Analysis of the sources documents govering sea protection3.3Adriatic ATLAS of vulnerable areas3.4Guidelines to harmonize joint operations at sea
26Project Activities and Results WP3 – Harmonizing national, regional & county contingency plans in AdriaticRESULTS1 Adriatic ATLAS of the vulnerable areas (based on the results of analysis carried out and upgraded GIS databases)1 common guidelines to harmonize joint operations at sea to fight toxic pollution cause by natural and technological hazards11 recommendations to national, regional and EU bodies, as well as to international organizations, concerning the need for harmonizing contingency plans.
27HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC 3HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC3.1Definition of a common operational methodologyDurationOctober 2012 – July 2013DescriptionDefinition of a common project methodology, conceptual model and oceanographic model to collect homogeneous information which will bring to analysis the source documents governing sea protection and to the design of the maps of vulnerable zones.The common methodology paves the way towards the (A) assessment of environmental and technological risk factors related to maritime routes, including the reaction capacity of every country/region; (B) assessment of the degree of sensibility of areas under the environmental, economic and social point of views.One PP per country in charge to collect upgraded data, that includes also main info about the shipping traffic, cargos' typology and statistical data about the historic risky areas.outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenMethodology and guidelines1Application of 1 oceanographic model(resp)xDatabse of risk asssessment data
28HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC 3HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC3.2Analysis of the sources documents govering sea protectionDurationFebruary 2013 – April 2014DescriptionThis activity envisages an analysis of all source documents governing the protection of the sea from oil, noxious and hazardous spills in countries lying on the Adriatic.The analysis comprises two levels: (a) an analysis of general and specific regulations (national, regional and EU laws and international conventions); (b) an overview of national and regional contingency plans to identify points in common, bottlenecks and shortcomings in applicable laws, and develop adequate solutionsoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenReport on specific regulation on sea protection & contingency plans1Analysis of general & specific regulation
29HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC 3HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC3.3Adriatic ATLAS of vulnerable areasDurationFebruary 2013 – April 2014DescriptionThis task consists in the analysis of the data collected in 3.1 & the upgrade of the maps of the existing sources of risks and environmental, social, economic sensitive areas in each region participating in the project, according to common standards defined in the previous task. The preparation of 1 Adriatic ATLAS of vulnerable areas represents the conceptual basis to drive correct prevention policy for any type of environmental and technological disaster. This act. is based on the capitalization of the already existing GIS map covering the whole Adriatic (definition 1:50.000, shared & validated at international level and based on WGF84) & carried out in SecurSea project (INTERREG III A Adriatic). The core outcomes are the risky scenariosoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenAnalysis of the data collected in act. 3.11Set of upgraded GIS maps related to Adriatic vulnerable areaRisk scenariosxXAdriatic ATLAS of vulnerable areas
30HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC 3HARMONIZING NATIONAL, REGIONAL & COUNTY CONTINGENCY PLANS IN ADRIATIC3.4Guidelines to harmonize joint operations at seaDurationApril 2013 – January 2015DescriptionIdentification of common guidelines to harmonize joint operations at sea to fight toxic pollution cause by natural and technological hazards. The results of above mentioned analysis (3.1, 3.2, 3.3) shall be followed by thematic workshops to discuss identified bottlenecks and deficiencies of applicable contingency plans. The workshops among experts, organized alongside the SC meetings, shall produce common proposals in the form of recommendations to be submitted to the competent bodies and common guidelines providing regional (national) bodies with a template to develop and implement contingency plans at sea. Results of joint exercise contribute at setting these guidelinesoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenCommon guidelines for the elaboration / harmonization of the contingency plansxThematic workshops to deepen risk and scenarios topicsRecommendations for the policy-makers1
31HAZADR - WORK PACKAGES WP 1 WP 2 WP 3 WP 4 WP 5 CROSS-BORDERPROJECT MANAGEMENTANDCOORDINATIONCOMMUNICATION&DISSEMINATIONHARMONIZINGNATIONALREGIONAL ANDCOUNTYCONTINGENCYPLANS INADRIATICIMPROVING THELEVEL OFEQUIPMENT ANDC.B. RESPONSEPREPAREDNESSIN CASE OFACCIDENTALMARINEPOLLUTIONESTABLISHMENTOF A TRAININGAND RESEARCHCENTRE TOCOMBATMARINEPOLLUTIONBY OIL, NOXIOUSAND HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCES1 OCTOBER Duration 30 months MARCH 2015
32WP4 – Improving the level of equipment and CB response preparedness in case of accidental marine pollutionLeader: Apulia RegionDuration: – (28 months)This WP intends to establish the level of equipment of counties and regions on the Adriatic to contain spills (vessels, skimmers, booms, aircraft and oiled water storage capacities) and organize two cross-border exercises (targets: open sea intervention and beach decontaminations) on the Adriatic to verify operational preparedness, and improve cooperation and harmonize the work of operational staff, especially response teams involved in implementing national and regional contingency plans.These activities envisage the collection and processing of data concerning the type, quantity and spatial distribution of equipment, resulting, in the one hand, with the setting up of a joint database with information regarding equipment necessary for the protection of the sea; on the other hand, the aim is to produce scenarios to carry out international exercises which will be used in the joint cross-border exercises. The exercises shall be followed by evaluation meetings to draw conclusions aiming at eliminating weaknesses and reducing response time at sea.Coastal guards, civil protection headquarters, volunteers, safety structures, military forces, airports etc.. will be involved in the participation at the exercises. Final step of this WP (and of all the project as well) is the trimming and evaluation of the overall model of cross-border monitoring and interventions4.1Joint database on the state of repair of oil spill response equipment4.2Enhancement of the EWS and reaction capacity tools4.3Elaboration of scenarios for response exercises4.4Implementation of the crossborder exercises4.5Conclusion and evaluation of the exercises
33Project Activities and Results WP4 – Improving the level of equipment and CB response preparedness in case of accidental marine pollutionRESULTS1 Joint digital database showing where the response equipment is stored and ready-to-use across the whole Adriatic area.2 Cross-border exercises carried out in Southern & Northern Adriatic to simulate oil-spill disaster & test the joint reaction capacitySet-up of 3 HF radars systems detecting meteorological and wind conditions11 programs for oil spill detection, including 1 Early Warning SystemReduced deployment time of response teams (up to 70% of actual performance) to the incident sites.
34Definition of a common operational methodology Duration 4IMPROVING THE LEVEL OF EQUIPMENT AND CB RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL MARINE POLLUTION4.1Definition of a common operational methodologyDurationMay 2013 – September 2013DescriptionThe objective of this activity is implementing the common database for the entire Adriatic area (act. 3.4) gathering data on the state of readiness of response equipment.Each partner shall receive a questionnaire to collect data on the state of readiness and spatial distribution of their spill response equipment. The data shall then be entered into a joint digital database which shall be accessible from the project website.The result of this activity contributes at completing the picture over the most endangered Adriatic vulnerable zones (act. 3.3), the responses procedures applied in every countries & partners'regions (act. 3.2) and the where the response equipment is stored and ready-to-use across the whole Adriatic area (act. 4.1)outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenIssue of the questionnaire1Report on the current state of equipment locationInfo entered in the global database
35Enhancement of the EWS and reaction capacity tools Duration 4IMPROVING THE LEVEL OF EQUIPMENT AND CB RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL MARINE POLLUTION4.2Enhancement of the EWS and reaction capacity toolsDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionThis action is finalized to the improvement of the operational instruments to cope with the environmental and technological hazards and to the enhancement of the Early Warning System at Adriatic scale.Within this action, purchases of ocean booms, environmental-friendly dispersants and other means and substances in order to contrast contamination of beaches and coasts in case of oil spillage.Furthermore, this action plans plans the application of programs for oil spill detection (in particular for the highly trafficked an commercial poles of Trieste bay, Istarska regions, Dalmatian archipelagos of Split, Otranto channel and Low Adriatic that are particularly exposed to risky factors) to estimate oil-spread directions and gather drive effective interventionsoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenPurchase of equipment1Implementation of programmes for oil-spill detectionImplementation of a pioneering EWS
36Elaboration of scenarios for response exercises Duration 4IMPROVING THE LEVEL OF EQUIPMENT AND CB RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL MARINE POLLUTION4.3Elaboration of scenarios for response exercisesDurationMay – September 2013DescriptionThis activity intends to produce two scenarios for international exercises in Southern Adriatic & Northern Adriatic containing site description and incident facts, and proposing safety and security measures, clean-up methods at sea and on land, communication methods, tasks for the respective participants and the necessary containment and clean-up equipment.Exercises consider meteo and climatic conditions that may affect the oil dynamic (direction, speed, impact) nearby the coasts in case of spill. At this regard, the scenarios are enhanced by the data of one coastal radars in the highly trafficked commercial pole of the Dalmatian archipelagos of Split with coverage of 5000 Km2 each is foreseenoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenElaboration scenario 1 (North Adriatic)1Elaboration scenario 2 (South Adriatic)Set-up of 1 HF meteo-radar
37Implementation of the crossborder exercises Duration 4IMPROVING THE LEVEL OF EQUIPMENT AND CB RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL MARINE POLLUTION4.4Implementation of the crossborder exercisesDurationOctober – January 2015DescriptionOrganization of intervention exercises (targets: open sea intervention & beach decontaminations; scope: sea disasters simulations, ship collision with consequent burning and oil spillage) for the “in field” testing of operative procedures, protocols of intervention, effectiveness of risk management chains, as well as the training of the staff employed in the civil protection mechanisms (tackled in WP5).2 joint exercises (attended by Civil Protections, Coastal Guards, etc…) are scheduled in the Northern & Southern Part of Adriatic (partners to be split in 2 groups). This action schedules 1 day rendez-vous preparation and 1 day exercises, with sea disaster simulation at convergence of means of interventions from different Adriatic regionsoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenExcercise 1 (North Adriatic)x1coordExercise 2 (South Adriatic)
38Conclusion and evaluation of the exercises Duration 4IMPROVING THE LEVEL OF EQUIPMENT AND CB RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL MARINE POLLUTION4.5Conclusion and evaluation of the exercisesDurationOctober – January 2015DescriptionOn the basis of the results arising from the intervention mechanisms, this action will allow to refine the joint procedures and to assess response time, procedures, equipment adequacy and clean-up techniques with the objective of analysing and resolving issues emerged during exercises and thus shortening response time.Moreover, the task will produce technical proposals for harmonizing and improving the existing legal framework in the concerned regions and the effective cross-border coordination capacityoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB Montenevaluation report and legal fram improvement 1 (North Adriatic)x1evaluation report and legal fram improvement 2 (South Adriatic)
39HAZADR - WORK PACKAGES WP 1 WP 2 WP 3 WP 4 WP 5 CROSS-BORDERPROJECT MANAGEMENTANDCOORDINATIONCOMMUNICATION&DISSEMINATIONHARMONIZINGNATIONALREGIONAL ANDCOUNTYCONTINGENCYPLANS INADRIATICIMPROVING THELEVEL OFEQUIPMENT ANDC.B. RESPONSEPREPAREDNESSIN CASE OFACCIDENTALMARINEPOLLUTIONESTABLISHMENTOF A TRAININGAND RESEARCHCENTRE TOCOMBATMARINEPOLLUTIONBY OIL, NOXIOUSAND HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCES1 OCTOBER Duration 30 months MARCH 2015
40Leader: Primorsko Goranska County WP5 – cross-border training & research centre and enhancement of the reaction capacity to combat sea pollutionLeader: Primorsko Goranska CountyDuration: – (28 months)This Work package aims at establishing a Training and Research Centre, which is conceived as an organization working to improve preparedness and response of bodies and stakeholders involved in national and regional response mechanisms of all Adriatic states. At present, there is no training and research centre on the Adriatic dealing exclusively with the protection of the sea from accidental pollution by oil and other noxious and hazardous substances.The centre focuses on studying response strategies to accidental marine pollution, counselling and training personnel involved in national and regional response mechanisms, researching sea and shore cleanup methods, testing and developing equipment, collecting and processing data, and writing and publishing scientific papers.The centre is managed by a joint body made up of partners’ representatives, scientific institutions and private organizations whose work contributes to achieving the centre’s goals. The organization’s headquarters with the pertaining equipment, library and personnel is in Rijeka.5.1Developing a model for the training centre5.2Estabslishing the training centre5.3Work scope of the training centre5.4Training results and monitoring
41WP5 – cross-border training & research centre and enhancement of the reaction capacity to combat sea pollutionRESULTS1 Established and functional Training and Research centre in Rijeka (HR).240 trained staff from the project areas involved in implementing marine pollution contingency plans.2 manuals for combating accidental pollution by oil and hazardous and noxious substances and for the selection of spill response equipment.240 awarded certificates of successful completion of training.
42Developing a model for the training centre Duration 5ESTABLISHING A TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE TO COMBAT MARINE POLLUTION BY OIL, NOXIOUS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES5.1Developing a model for the training centreDurationOctober 2012 – July 2013DescriptionThis activity includes the following sub-actions:1 study to identify the most cost-effective organisation and management model for the Centreelaboration of 1 Statute regulating management aspects, goals, activities, funding and headquarters of the Centreelaboration of 1 work plan for the Centre focusing first and foremost on training and qualificationdrawing up and adopting an Agreement on the establishment of the centre and cooperation to improve the level the preparedness of response teams of Adriatic regions and counties.Study visit to other similar Training Centre in Europe are envisaged to gather knowledgeoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenDeveloped model of the centre1Study visits to other TC in Europe2Agreement with all partners
43Developing a model for the training centre Duration 5ESTABLISHING A TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE TO COMBAT MARINE POLLUTION BY OIL, NOXIOUS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES5.2Developing a model for the training centreDurationOctober 2012 – March 2015DescriptionThis activity regards the establishment of the Training and Research Centre. The Centre will be in the ownership of the County of Primorje and Gorski Kotar. Since the project partners are public institutions highly motivated by the establishment of the Research and Training Centre, the Centre’s funding is considered easily sustainable.The Centre shall be established on the basis of adopted and signed documents. A procurement plan to equip the centre shall be adopted to provide for: a) premises to host the centre, b) procurement of teaching and research means, including spill containment equipment to be used in training, c) selection and employment of two persons to work in the Centre.outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenStatute and work programmex1Construction of the centre
44Work scope of the training centre Duration May 2014 – March 2015 ESTABLISHING A TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE TO COMBAT MARINE POLLUTION BY OIL, NOXIOUS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES5.3Work scope of the training centreDurationMay 2014 – March 2015DescriptionThe Training and Research Centre shall implement training programmes for combating sea pollution with oil, toxic and hazardous substances, and prepare and publish papers. The training courses shall be held by Centre employees according to the accepted International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards.The training shall be adjusted to respective response roles: (i) workers/equipment users, (ii) executive managers/planners of response at sea and on land, and (iii) (strategic) decision-makers. The courses shall be held additionally in all regions involved in the project (in connection with the local workshops, act. 2.4).This activity shall be accompanied by publications with practical instructions for responders, such as: a manual to combat accidental pollution with oil, toxic and hazardous substances and a manual on selecting spill response equipmentoutputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenCycle of international trainingsx3Cycle of local trainings2Manual for combating acidental sea pollution1Guidelines for the selection of oil spill response equipm.
45Training results and monitoring Duration May 2014 – March 2015 ESTABLISHING A TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE TO COMBAT MARINE POLLUTION BY OIL, NOXIOUS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES5.4Training results and monitoringDurationMay 2014 – March 2015DescriptionEvery participant in the training programme shall complete a questionnaire on acquired knowledge and skills which will provide an evaluation of the training. Each course shall be followed by a report in order to monitor and constantly improve training quality. At the end of each training cycle, participants shall receive certificates of attendance as a proof of their successful training.outputsLBB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12ApulPGZZadarSplitIstarskEmiliaMarcheCNROGSIOF SplitMPWTAlbaniaNIB PiranIMB MontenQuestinnaire to evaluate trainings quality1Qs filled in by every participants240Reports on the coursesAwarded certificates of participation
46BACKGROUND, OBJECTIVES AND RESULTS PROJECT STRUCTUREPROJECT GOVERNANCE