The present training video shall be watched by the crew members of all vessels required to comply with MARPOL requirements, especially by the ship officers assigned with the duties under preparation of SOPEP and exercising this plan. All officers shall have a clear understanding of the importance of having duly prepared SOPEP.
It shall be noted that it is mandatory to regularly exercise subject plan and this is mainly what the video concentrates on. The exercise implies transferring the cargo between tanks this is one of the parts of the established spill mitigation procedure.
Taking into account that the shipboard oil spills can have catastrophic consequences for the marine environment, good training shall be provided to all ship operators, crew members and cargo owners, and this video is one of the components of the training making it much easier for the above mentioned people to understand and comply. Download it and keep ready for the trainees who will appreciate the material and explanations.