Type of exercise
Type of incident
DGMM (Dirección General de la Marina Mercante), SASEMAR
The main objective of this exercise was to test the structure, organisation and operation of the national contingency plan.
Exercise POLEX 2021
In this exercise of international scope and simulation of a real response, an extensive maritime and air operation of Salvamento Maritimo has participated, which has been joined by means of the EMSA, the Civil Guard, the Red Cross of the sea, the customs surveillance service and tugboats of the port of Castellón, among others. A collision between a gas carrier, which has caused a controlled chemical leak and a spill of fuel oil at sea, and a bulk carrier has been simulated.
Drills and Exercises Annual Report 2021
To achieve the level of performance for pollution response required by the EMSA, the agency performs regular training, drills, Equipment Condition Tests (ECTs) and exercises. This report summarises the drills and exercises carried out in 2021.