27 January 2014

Norway to help Malta strengthen maritime pollution response

MaltaIndependent 22/01/2014: Transport Malta will collaborate with the Norwegian Coastal Administration to strengthen the country's maritime pollution response.

During the launching of the project “Oil / HNS Spill Response Capacity Building For The Protection Of Malta’s Seas”, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Joe Mizzi, said that the undertaking, supported through grants from the European Economic Area, aims to address our island’s capacity building in the field of maritime incident response,particularly spills from oil and other hazardous and noxious substances.

Through this project, Transport Malta will have the distinction to share the Norwegian partner’s vast experience in this field.

“There is no doubt that the Norwegian Coastal Administration is the ideal partner to enhance Malta’s response to maritime pollution,” Minister Mizzi said...read on.