Training for marina employees on oil spill urgent

Port Denarau Marina general manager Cynthia Rasch said given the legislation with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) and the Department of Environment, every marina personnel or any stakeholder was responsible for what happened to the environment in the event of spills. Picture: FT FILE

THE urgency for marina employees to be trained in containing oil spills was highlighted during a workshop in Nadi last week.

The workshop, organised by Pacific Energy for officials from Port Denarau and other stakeholders, discussed oil spills and how they could be prevented and contained.

Port Denarau Marina general manager Cynthia Rasch said given the legislation with the Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) and the Department of Environment, every marina personnel or any stakeholder was responsible for what happened to the environment in the event of spills.

More on this report in today’s edition of The Fiji Times and in our E-Edition.

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