Professionals faced with marine environment protection come from different sectors and it is in their interest to understand the entire picture before setting the priorities proper to their field. This interactive training course is designed to familiarize you with the most relevant aspects of a changing subject area that is difficult to fully grasp and place in a context of reference.
This course is designed for a cross professional group of learners, including shipping and the oil and gas industry. Structured around presentations, exercises and practical insights into the priorities of the marine environment protection agenda at present, it embraces current challenges on the international level as well as selected regional topics. Recent developments such as air pollution from shipping and areas of growing interest such as decommissioning of offshore platforms are also explored. All in all, this training course will give you the chance to enrich and update your awareness in view of a more informed policy and decision making.
With this training course you will gain a solid and current exposure to the frameworks and challenges relating to marine environment protection that will make you a better-informed professional.
This training course will highlight:
- The relevance of marine environment protection and related priorities
- The systems which aim at marine environment protection
- Marine environment protection and the shipping industry
- Marine environment protection and the oil and gas industry
- Accountability (legal persons, individuals, states, etc.)
What are the Goals?
By the end of this training course, participants will learn to:
- Understand the impacts and demands of marine environment protection
- Analyse the existing frameworks governing marine environment protection
- Develop synergies with stakeholders from other sectors
- Identify current developments requiring actions
- Update their knowledge.
Who is this Training Course for?
This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
- Maritime professionals (new entrants and middle level)
- Oil and Gas industry professionals (new entrants and middle level)
- Seniors (shipping and Oil and Gas) interested in updates
- Legal managers, bank analysts, underwriters, NGOs
- Administrators and civil servants faced with marine environment agenda
- How will this Training Course be Presented?
- Participants to this training course will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the training course outline with the Facilitator utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes power point presentation, experiential exercises, quizzes, discussions, and use of various resources, including short videos.
- Organisational Impact
- By participating in this training course, you will make your organisation benefit from recent trends and developments into a changing subject area:
- Strengthen critical thinking within the organisation in a critical area
- Identify possible areas of improvement and seek to achieve optimum performance
- Contribute to goal setting in the frame of business development
- Transmit knowledge within the organisation
- Enhance effective interaction with external stakeholders involved with marine environment through a better understanding of marine environment protection
- Align the organisation with current trends and enhance public image
- Personal Impact
By participating in the training course, participants will enhance their understanding of marine environment protection, and become more knowledgeable and confident professionals. Participants will:
- Enrich their critical thinking and analytical skills
- Boost their leadership in this area
- Integrate the knowledge acquired in order to develop technical skills on the field
- Enhance effective interaction with professionals in other sectors
- Give an impetus to their career.
Day One: Relevance of Marine Environment Protection at Present
- What is at stake? Impacts and current state
- Climate change and the marine environment
- Stakeholders involved
- Overview of policies
- Sustainability and ocean governance
Day Two: Systems aimed at Marine Environment Protection
- Standard-setting process of international organizations
- State policies and statutory requirements
- Regional approaches
- Standardization through ISO
- Industry best practice
Day Three: Marine Environment Protection and the Shipping Industry
- Challenges for shipping
- Marine Pollution by Oil
- Chemical pollution at sea
- Marine environment protection from sewage (liquid garbage) and wastes (solid garbage)
- Air pollution from shipping
Day Four: Marine Environment Protection and the Oil and Gas Offshore Industry
- Marine environment viewed from the standpoint of oil and gas sector
- Lessons learnt
- International legislative framework
- Regional elements
- Current trends
Day Five: Accountability (Legal Persons, Individuals, States, Etc.)
- Polluter pays principle and precautionary principle
- Strict liability of private stakeholders: international conventions
- State liability
- Insurance repercussions