Through the government-industry cooperation, GI seeks to:
1) support national and regional implementation of the OPRC 1990, the conventions relating to liability and compensation - namely, the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, CLC 1992, and International Fund for Compensation of Oil Pollution Damage, FUND 1992 -, and other instruments relating to national and regional oil spill preparedness, response and cooperation; and
2) enhance oil spill preparedness and response capacity through the mobilisation of external assistance and industry support at the national and regional levels.
A summary of international conventions ratified/ acceded to by ASEAN Member States is shown in the table below:
|ASEAN Member State||OPRC 1990||CLC 1992||FUND 1992||BUNKERS 2001 ||LLMC PROT 1996|
A snapshot of relevant plans and policies in the national frameworks of ASEAN Member States further illustrates the varied state of preparedness across the region and highlights opportunities for improvement.