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Service Contracts for Stand-by Oil Spill Recovery Vessels

The Agency provides additional response capacity to that of the pollution response mechanisms of EU Member States through contractual arrangements with private or public companies/groupings. Such companies/groupings can be drawn from any relevant industry including shipowners/operators and the spill response service providers.

The contracted vessels would undertake normal commercial activities and, at request, be transformed and mobilised at short notice for at-sea oil recovery services during an (major) oil spill.

This procurement procedure for stand-by oil spill recovery vessel will cover the following areas:

  • Baltic Sea;
  • Canary Islands and Madeira.

The relevant Contract Notice for this procedure  is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (reference 2023/S 057 - 169124). More information and relevant tender documents can be found in the following link: eTendering - Data (europa.eu)