Security, Safety and Environment in the Autonomous Port of Nouakchott

List of tasks related to safety and the environment


Ensure the strict application of the International Maritime Code for the Transport of Dangerous Substances


  • Transit of hazardous materials
  • Loading and unloading of hazardous materials
  • Storage of hazardous materials
  • Reception of hazardous materials
  • Firefighting
  • Emptying hazardous stock
  • Safety instructions

Ensure strict application of MARPOL and its annexes

  • Garbage and waste collection
  • Used oils
  • Waste water (polluted)
  • Monitor records of expired materials
  • Establishment of waste recycling facilities

Monitoring the application of environmental standards

  • Hygiene
  • Safety
  • Health
  • Monitoring sea water level rise
  • Pollution control

Ensure the safety of maritime navigation

  • Monitor sailing conditions
  • Canal position
  • Guidance lights