WeCAPS training – Interventions on board ships and boats (IBNB) – in the Autonomous port of Dakar
As part of the safety actions of the WeCAPS project, experts from the association Baroudeurs Massillia Pompiers du Monde provided, through theoretical contributions and professional situations, a progressive training adapted to the port environment.
Several manoeuvres were carried out by the trainees of the Special Company of Firemen of the Autonomous Port of Dakar Senegal: evolution in total darkness inside the fire simulator of the site; evolution on stairs and external vertical ladder reminding those on board of ships.
In total, 15 PAD firefighters benefited from this training and will pursue the objectives set to increase the power of the port’s safety system.
The objective was to strengthen the intervention capabilities of the special company of firefighters of the Autonomous Port of Dakar Senegal on ship fires.
WeCAPS security assessment mission in the Autonomous Port of Pointe-Noire (PAPN) Visit of the water body, the channels, the harbour, and the port facilities where the most important risks were presented by the port authorities. The objective of the mission was to support the Autonomous Port of Pointe-Noire in its wish to reinforce the measures for the protection of its water body. During the training, participants worked on the fundamentals of crisis management to set up a crisis mechanism and to organize and run a crisis unit within the port. The objective of the training was to sensitize the staff of the PAPN to crisis management in order to be able to deal with an exceptional situation in a port environment
First-aid training and training of trainers for the first responders of the Ports of Tema and Takoradi: These trainings, led by two professional experts from Northern Ireland Co-operation Overseas (NI-CO) aimed to increase the ports intervention capacities in the field of first aid.
WeCAPS Trainings for first responders (fire) in Cameroun and Senegal: The aim of the trainings was to strengthen the intervention capacities of the two ports in the field of firefighting.
WeCAPS Training for Firemen team leaders in the Autonomous port of Abidjan: The objective of these training courses was to provide trainees with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to lead a fire team in a fire or rescue emergency in the port.
WeCAPS Port Security Awareness Trainings – ISPS Articles 18.1 and 18.2: The trainings aimed to provide knowledge required to enable personnel of the Autonomous Ports of Dakar (Senegal) and Abidjan (Ivory Coast) without designated security duties in connection with a Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP) to enhance security in accordance with the requirements of the ISPS Code. The participants who successfully completed the course are now able to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO), as defined in the sections 18.1 and 18.2 of the ISPS Code
Dakar Workshop on handling and storage of ammonium nitrate This workshop led by the expert Olivier Salvi from Ineris Developpement aims to support the PAD in the implementation of risk control measures resulting from the recommendations of the risk study conducted within the framework of the WeCAPS project within the port.
WeCAPS anti-pollution missions in the Autonomous Ports of Abidjan and San Pedro The objective of the missions was to assist the PAA in mastering its pollution control and to support the PASP on its response in terms of fighting against induced or suffered pollution.
Seminar on risk analysis and management of the Autonomous Port of Douala: The WeCAPS project assisted the port in identifying risks in and outside the port and anticipating them in terms of prevention and prevision. CNPP experts presented the risk analysis and coverage report of the port and WeCAPS security experts supported the port on the strategy to be implemented to ensure an optimal coverage of these risks.