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Countries in the Wider Caribbean  Region need, before being part of the Regional OPRC Plan, to have their own national contingency plan developed.

 

You can find the status of Conventions for all countries here.

 

The country profiles with the latest information of the status of the NCP available at the Center, as well as the list of REMPEITC's activities attended by each country up to 2014, can be found in the country folders.

 

 


Country Name

Last update of the Country Profile

Status of the NCP

Last Update of the NCP


Spill notification point 

Antigua & Barbuda

18-Apr-12

Approved in 1995 - New draft in 2012

 

Antigua Barbuda Defense Force Coast Guard

P. O. Box 1572

Deepwater Harbour

St. John's, Antigua

TEL: +1 (268) 462-3206

FAX: +1 (268) 462 2842

TELEX: 21279

EMAIL: abdfcg@candw.ag ; abdf@antigua.gov.ag

 

POC: LCDR Auden Nicolas, Commanding Officer

Aruba

20-Nov-11

Written in 1993 and approved in 1994

 

 

Aruba Port Authority

L.G. Smith Blvd. 23

Oranjestad, Aruba

Tel: (297) 523-4300

Fax: (297) 523-4343

E-mail: info@arubaports.com

 

 

Bahamas

24-Apr-15

Approved in 2002

2000

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in July 2014 

 

Port Department

Commander Patrick McNeil

Port Controller

Address:

P.O. Box N-8175

Prince George Wharf

Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas

POC: Patrick McNeil/ Cyril Roker

TEL: 242-322-8832

CELL: 242- 376-6022/ 242-376-6032

FAX: 242-322-5545

EMAIL: patrickmcneil56@live.com 

cyrilroker@hotmail.com

 

Barbados

13-Apr-12

Adopted

January 2002 (+revised draft in 2007)

Barbados Coast Guard

Willoughby Fort Bridgetown

St. Michael, Barbados

TEL: +1 (246) 427-8819 (24hrs)

+1 (246) 310-3166/7/4

FAX: +1 (246) 429 7153

POC: Lt Cdr Errington Sheurland, Commanding Officer

 

Belize

24-Apr-15

Draft

 

November 2008

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in 2014

Belize Port Authority

POC: Port Commissioner

TEL: (501)223-0752

EMAIL: bzportauth@btl.net

Address:

P.O. Box 633

120 North Front Street

Belize City, Belize

 

Colombia

24-Apr-15

Approved in 1999

1999

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in February 2015

Unidad Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD)

TEL: +571 5529696

EMAIL: contactenos@gestiondelriesgo.gov.co

Address: Avenida Calle 26 No. 92-32 Edificio Gold - piso 2, Bogotá, Colombia

 

Costa Rica

24-Apr-15

Adopted in 2013 

2013  Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in October 2013

Comisión Nacional de Emergencias

TEL: ( 506) 22 10 28 28 / (506): 2210 27 58

CELL: 88 60 20 75

FAX: ( 506) 22 96 5225, ( 506) 2231 6686

EMAIL: xguerrero@cne.go.cr

Address: San José, Pavas, Contiguo Aeropuerto Tobías Bolaños.

 

Cuba

4-Jan-08

 

Septiembre 2009

Estado Mayor Nacional de la Defensa Civil (EMNDC)

Calle 18 y Avenida 7ma., Miramar, Municipio Playa

La Habana, CUBA

TEL: + (53 7) 203-0985

+ (53 7) 203- 6464 

Email: cdir@dcn.sol.cu

 

Curaçao

20-Sep-11

Adopted in 1994

2008

Dutch Coast Guard for the Caribbean

Marinebasis Parera

Nightingaleweg z/n

Curaçao

Tel : +599-9-463 7620 / 463 7700 / 463 7623

Fax: +599-9-463 7950

Email: rcc.curacao@gmail.com 

rcc .curacao@mindef.nl

 

Dominica

24-Apr-15

Approved (1996)

 

 

Dominica Air and Sea Port Authority (DASPA)

Woodbridge Bay, Roseau, Dominica

TEL: +1 (767) 448 4009; 448-4431

FAX: +1 (767) 448 6131; 440-0739

EMAIL: daspa@cwdom.dm

POC: Mr Benoit Bardouille, CEO DASPA 

 

 

Dominican Republic

11-Jun-11

Draft

2001

Marina de Guerra

Av. España , San Soucci,

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

TEL: +1 (809) 593-5900 Ext. 5206 / 5205

(809) 760-8119

EMAIL: valery_sanchez@hotmail.com

POC: Valery Sanchez Diaz

 

 

El Salvador

24-Apr-15

Approved in 2008

2013

  Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in November 2012 

Delegaciones Locales de la AMP y COE de Protección Civil.

Address: Boulevard del Hipódromo, #508, Col. San Benito, San Salvador, E.S., C.A.

POC: Personal de turno,

TEL: (503) 2452-4439; (503) 2281-0888; (503) 2604-1599

FAX: (503) 2591-9019 

EMAIL: Acajutla@amp.gob.sv; launion@amp.gob.sv

 

 

France 

14-Apr-15

April 3rd 2013

2013

Division Action de l’Etat en mer

Address: Division Action de l’Etat en mer,

Fort Desaix BP606, 97261 Fort de France

POC: Duty officer of Law enforcement at sea division

CELL:+596 596 45 68 45

FAX: +596 596 39 51 55 

EMAIL:adjaem-comsup.faa@faa.defense.gouv.fr

 or aemantilles@orange.fr

 

 

 

 

 

Grenada

25-Mar-09

Draft

Apr-01

Grenada Coast Guard

True Blue

St. George’s, Grenada

TEL: +1 (473) 444 1931 / 444-1932

FAX: +1 (473) 444 2839

EMAIL: rgfpcguard@spiceisle.com 

POC: Commander John Charles

 

Guatemala

24-Apr-15

Approved in 2009 

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in 2013

SECRETARIA TÉCNICA DE Comisión de Contingencia en Caso de derrames de hidrocarburos y otras sustancias potencialmente peligrosas en la mar y regiones marino costeras, asi como también Secretarias técnicas de los comités locales (pacífico y Caribe)

Address: 1-45 Av. Reforma zona 10 Antiguas Instalaciones Escuela Politecnica

Comando Naval del Caribe

Comando Naval del Pacifico

TEL:23344575

EMAIL:codemarguate@gmail.com

 

Guyana

1-Nov-08

None  (Individual oil companies have their own oil spill plans) 

 

Coast Guard

Guyana Defence Force

Ruimveldt

Georgetown

Tel: 592-260570 / 260579      

Fax: 592-259090 

 

Haiti

24-Apr-15

None

 

 

Not yet in place 

 

Honduras

24-Apr-15

Adopted in September 2014

2014 

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in September 2014

ABG. ROBERTO E. CARDONA

Address: Edificio PIETRA, Col. Florencia Sur, Boulevard Suyapa, Bloque C, 1ra Calle, 1 y 4ta Ave. Contigüo a ALUPAC; Apdo. Postal 3625, Tegucigalpa, MDC., Honduras, C.A.

POC: DIRECTOR GENERAL

TEL: 504 22398228

CELL: 504 99165024

FAX: 504 22398221

EMAIL: direccion@marinamercante.gob.hn

 

Jamaica

24-Apr-15

June 18, 2014.

 

Jamaica Defence Coast Guard 

HMSJS Cagway

Port Royal

Kingston 1

POC: CDR Duty Officer (24hrs)

TEL: 1 (876) 967-8193

FAX: 1 (876) 967 8278 

EMAIL: jdfcgopso@yahoo.com

 

 

México

24-Apr-15

Approved in 1999 

 

Secretaría de Marina

Address: Eje 2 Ote. Tramo Heroica Escuela Naval Militar 861, Del. Coyoacán, Col. Los Cipreses, 04380 Ciudad de México

POC: CC-2 EMGA

TEL: 01 (55) 56246500 Ext: 1000,2000

CELL: (01) 555677-1119

EMAIL: cc2_@semar.gob.mx  

 

Neth - BES Islands

24-Apr-15

Approved in 2014

 

Dutch Coast Guard of the Caribbean

Address: Marinebasis Parera Nightingaleweg z/n Curacao

POC: Rob Jurriansen (Head Operations)

TEL: +5999 (463) 7733

CELL: +5999 511 4637

EMAIL: RJ.Jurriansen@mindef.nl 

 

Nicaragua

30-Apr-15

Draft 

 

General Director of Aquatic Transport

Contacto: Manuel Salvador Mora Ortiz

Tel: (+505) 22226928

Cell: (+505) 88501575

Fax: (+505) 22226928

Email: dgta@mti.gob.ni

 

 

Panamá

24-Apr-15

 

 

Panama Maritime Authority

Directorate General of Ports and Maritime Ancillary Industries

Pollution, Prevention and Control Department

Address: Panama, Diablo Heights, Building 5534

POC 1: Eng. Gerardo Varela – General Director of Ports and Maritime Ancillary Industries

TEL: (507) 501-5000

EMAIL: gvarela@amp.gob.pa

POC 2: Eli Alvarez-Head Pollution, Prevention and Control Department

TEL: (507) 501-5155

EMAIL: elialvarez@amp.gob.pa

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis

29-Mar-09

Drafted

1998

St. Kitts and Nevis Defense Force Coast Guard 

Bird Rock, Basseterre, St. Kitts

TEL: +1 (869) 465 8384 / 466-7312

FAX: +1 (869) 465 8406

EMAIL: skndfcg@sisterisles.kn  

POC: Mr. Anthony Comrie 

 

Saint Lucia

24-Apr-15

Approved in 2004

Updated in 2013

Director- Maritime Affairs

Chairman-Oil Spills Committee

Address: SLASPA

CELL: 758-7284846

FAX:7584530889 

EMAIL:Christopher.alexander@slaspa.com

 

 

Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

19-Feb-09

Draft

Feb-09

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Coast Guard

Coast Guard Headquarters

P.O. Box 835

Calliaqua, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

TEL: +1(784) 457-4578/457-4554

FAX: +1(784) 457-4586

EMAIL: svgcoguard@caribsurf.com 

POC: Lt Cdr Brenton Cain, Coast Guard Commander

 

 

Sint Maarten

17-Apr-12

Not written yet (March 2012)

 

SXM Port Authority

Tel: (+599)-542-2348 (24/7)

 

Suriname

24-Apr-15

Draft

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in November 2014

Maritime Authority Suriname

Address: Cornelis Jongbawstraat 2 - P.O. BOX 888

Paramaribo, Suriname

POC: Mr. M. Amafo LL.M

TEL: +597 476733

CELL: +597 8560137

FAX: +597 472940 

EMAIL: mamafo@mas.sr / amafomichel@yahoo.com

 

 

Trinidad & Tobago

24-May-12

Draft

2012

Trinidad & Tobago Coast Guard

Staubles Bay Chaguaramas

TEL: +1 (868) 634-4235

+1 (868) 634-4439

 

 

UK - Anguilla

20-Feb-12

Draft

Several drafts developped but never adopted

Police Headquarters

The Valley

Anguilla, British West Indies

TEL: +1 (264) 497 2333/5333/2533

FAX: +1 (264) 497 3746

EMAIL: rudolf.proctor@gov.ai

POC: Rudolf Proctor

Commissioner of Police

 

UK - British Virgin Islands

30-Apr-15

 Approved in 2008

 

Developed in 2005 

Conservation & Fisheries Department

Address: P.O Box 3323 Road Town, Tortola VG1110

POC: Kelvin Penn

TEL: 284 468-2700

CELL:284 468-9614

FAX:284 468 2781

EMAIL: kepenn@gov.vg

 

UK - Cayman Islands

13-Aug-09

Adopted in 1997 and enabled in legislation in 2001. 

Last update in 2013 

Emergency Communications (911 Centre)

Tel: +1 (345) 943-4911 (emergency)

+1 (345) 949-9008 (office)

Locally: 911 (emergency)

Fax: +1 (345) 949-4386

Email: brent.finster@gov.ky

POC Mr. Brent Finster 

 

 

UK - Montserrat

20-Jun-06

Draft 

Evaluated with the Readiness Evaluation Tool for Oil Spills (RETOS™) in July 2015

 

National Office of Disaster Preparedness

P. O. Box 177

Plymouth, Montserrat

British West Indies

TEL: +1 (664) 491 2667

FAX: +1 (664) 491 8013

POC: David H. Crowther Commissioner; or Communications Officer 

 

 

UK - Turks and Caicos

10-Jul-05

 

Last update in 2012

Office of the Commissioner of Police

TEL: +1 (649) 946-1025

FAX: +1 (649) 946 2099

EMAIL: ehall@gov.tc

POC: Mr Edward Hall, 

Acting Commissioner of Police 

 

 

United States

24-Apr-15

Adopted

 

National Response Center

U.S. Coast Guard

Address: STOP 7713

2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE

Washington, DC 20593

TEL: 1-800-424-8802 / 1-202-267-2675

FAX: 1-202-267-1322 

 

 

Venezuela

24-Apr-15

 Adopted

 

Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. PDVSA

Address: Av. Eugenio Mendoza, Centro Letonia, Torre ING Bank, Piso 7, Urb. La Castellana, Distrito Capital 1064-A.

POC: Ángel Esteban Ortiz

TEL: 58-212-274.7493

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