The Center's objective is to strengthen the operational effectiveness of the Cartagena Agreement and OPRC
through the provision of technical services, training activities, information sharing, and exercises.
was born out of the need for application of modern methods of road asset management, minimize repetitive procurement, reduce in-house costs, avoid premature deterioration of the road infrastructure and improve road safety as well as increase efficiency and effectiveness of road operations.
He also pointed out that the Kingdom has acceded to the International Convention to prepare for and respond to the cooperation in the field of environmental pollution (OPRC
) in year 1990, according to the Decree Law No.
I, recall that I inherited Directorate of Ports and Shipping as Director General in partly dysfunctional state in 2003, but I was able to convince the Minister of Communication, who incidentally was ivy league MBA, who comprehended the issue and agreed despite opposition by Secretary of Police cadre thus, we manned the Directorate and won international recognition and appreciation by accession of civil liability convention of 92 and OPRC
ratification and also ISPS code being amongst the first ten countries.
Karachi Port was not adequately equipped to even OPRC
I level to combat the situation, thus foreign help of IMO and ITOPF/10PC were sought.
Co-operation, 1990 (OPRC
1990) requires that both fixed and floating
(11) The International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC
), 1990, implemented in the United States by P.L.