ISCO SECRETARY, MATTHEW SOMMERVILLE IS ON SCENE, ASSISTING THE MAURITIUS GOVERNMENT

Matthew Sommerville arrived on Tuesday 11th August, having been contracted by IMO and UNEP OCHA to assist in organising the spill response. He has been assessing the current situation, meeting with concerned parties, identifying priorities and advising on effective action to minimise environmental and economic damage. His initial report will be given as soon as available.