ECM Europe© was established by Bruno Di Lascio to provide a wide range of consultancy services to the maritime industry in Europe.
ECM Europe has been representing ECM Maritime Services, LLC since 2005 and have successfully assisted its clients all over Europe.
ECM (Environmental Crisis Management) was the first company to provide dedicated services to the shipping community in the fields of contingency planning, emergency response, and compliance with the requirements of OPA 90 in the United States.
Our services for ECM Clients in Europe include :
- OPA ’90 services;
- EU Environmental compliance updates;
- Voluntary Environmental Compliance Program (VECP);
- PSC assistance;
- Maritime Security;
- Vessel attendance;
- Training & Excerices;
- Ship’s Drawing and Plans;
- Customer Service 24h.
Thirty-two participants from fourteen client companies, three potential client companies and two observing companies attended ECM’s Forum in Rome on June 16th and 17th for exercise/training from 1300 hours on the 16th until 1200 hours on the 17th with refreshments and dinner on the 16th evening. Read more »
As we have previously advised our clients, the implementation of the Salvage and Marine Firefighting (SMFF) Regulations (33 CFR 155 Subpart I) and the Nontank Vessel Response Plan Final Rule (33 CFR 155 Subpart J) added drill and exercise requirements for vessel response plan holders and covered vessels. The USCG provides industry guidance for drills and exercises through the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines, which were last updated in 2002. Read more »
The 2013 VESSEL GENERAL PERMIT (VGP) requires that vessel owners and operators submit an Annual Report documenting VGP activities for each calendar year for each vessel covered by the VGP. Annual Reports for 2015 activities must be submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by 28 February 2016.