Plan for protection and emergencies
Plan for protection and emergencies
SELF PROTECTION PLAN FOR THE PORT OF CASTELLÓN
The Presidency and General Management, as well as all the personnel of the Port Authority of Castellón, have a firm commitment to protect human health and life, the care and preservation of the environment, with the sole objective of avoiding any incident that may alter the previous values and the continuity of the operations of the Port and the integrity of its Port Community
The Port of Castellón Self-Protection Plan, drawn up and implemented in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 393/2007, of March 23, which approves the Basic Self-Protection Standard for centres, establishments and dependencies dedicated to activities that may giving rise to emergency situations, also integrates the Internal Emergency Plan (PEI) according to the provisions of RD 145/89, structuring the organization and the necessary means, to deal with and minimize events that may pose a risk situation on life, environment and/or property.
The Port of Castellón Self-Protection Plan reflects and structures the coordination with the Emergency Plans of the different concessions and terminals of the Port, in which the corresponding self-protection measures are established. Similarly, in the Self-protection Plan of the Port of Castellón, integration and coordination with the External Emergency Plan of the Port of Castellón and the PLATEMCAS (Territorial Emergency Plan of Castelló) are contemplated. The integration of the PAU, with the indicated plans, is carried out through a series of media coordination and mobilization documents, in which the liaison and information procedures between them are established, and the corresponding joint actions of direction and command of possible emergencies.
The objectives of the Self-protection Plan of the Port of Castellón are:
The degree of effectiveness and operability of the Self-Protection Plan of the Port of Castellón is evaluated periodically through the development of exercises and drills, which guarantee the effectiveness and operability of the Plan.
SELF PROTECCION PLAN FOR CONCESSIONS
The R.D. 393/2007, which approves the Basic Regulations for Self Protection, in centres establishments and properties where the activities carried out may produce emergency situations, establishes the following obligations on those responsible for carrying out those activities:
When the plan is set up, a certificate will be issued which establishes which offices of the Public Administration are competent in this matter.
COORDINATION OF EMERGENCY PLANS
All concessions and authorisations in the service area of the port, should have their action plans and coordinate these with the Interior Emergency Plan.
Any incident which makes it necessary to activate the Emergency Plan in any concession or authorisation situated in the service area of the port, must be communicated immediately to the Emergency Control Centre of the port Authority, telephone 964 737 202.
Coordination with the concessions.
The PAC has adopted the following prevention and control measures in the case of accident in concession areas:
Coordination between the Port Authority and the Harbour Master’s Office
According to the regulation established in article 128 of R.D. 145/1989, when a vessel is involved in an emergency or at risk of suffering an emergency, full control of operations taken thereafter will be taken by the Harbour Master’s Office.
On that basis, the Interior Emergency Plan will take the following aspects into consideration:
Integration and coordination of emergency plans and civil protection plans at a local and regional level (Regional Plans, Special Plans and Exterior Emergency Plan).
Centro Integrado de Coordinación de Servicios (C.I.C.S.)
Dicho centro se encuentra ubicado el Centro de Control de Emergencias C.C.E. del puerto. La estructura organizativa del C.C.E. se articula a través del Centro de Coordinación de Servicios donde, en una sola estructura, se engloban las personas que participan en los diversos grupos. Las órdenes de la Dirección de la Emergencia son ejecutadas por los diversos Grupos de Actuación. Desde este centro se coordina y dirige la lucha contra la emergencia, y en él se sitúan la Dirección de la Emergencia, el Comité Asesor, el Gabinete de Prensa y los Jefes de Grupo.
Es el centro que activa el Plan de Avisos en caso de emergencia en la zona de servicio portuario y evalúa la misma, este centro depende de la Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón y de la Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima (SASEMAR), según Convenio de colaboración entre ambas.
Entre las funciones del C.I.C.S., cabe destacar: