Maritime Education & Training  Alexandria

Environmental Protection & Crises Management Centre

The Crisis Management Simulator

This Simulator was designed to fulfill the requirements for Crisis and Disaster Management using the Incident Command System (ICS) as a management adhoc organization. The system was established, developed and used in Canada, United States and Europe.

The Crisis and Disaster Management Simulator is a complete, fully automated system used for training & managing real-time emergency response dealing with a variety of natural and man-made crisis according to a pre-designed contingency plan.

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Chemical Analysis Laboratory

The Chemical Analysis laboratory undertakes physical and chemical analysis and tests for most of the environmental samples. The laboratory is also used as a tool for research in several fields, in addition to its role in assisting consultations training technical services.

In 1996, the laboratory initiated its work in co-operation with the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) by applying the “Fingerprinting Technique”. This was done by using the four different standard methods of the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM). These standard methods compares the spilled oil samples with other oil samples from suspected sources.

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Oil Spill Combating Training Center

The Oil Spill Combating Center (OSCC) is one of the major components of the disaster and crisis management systems. It includes almost all types of equipment used in combating oil spills and fulfills the requirements of OPRC IMO Model Courses.

The center is located near the beach of Abu Qir bay in Alexandria, which facilitates practical exercises and handling of equipment taking into consideration the highest standards of human safety.

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