|Officials meet to determine Bahamas’ readiness in case of oil spills|
|Saturday, 18 August 2012 08:01|
NASSAU, Bahamas -- Minister of Transport and Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna Martin speaks at a National Oil Spill Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday 16 August, 2012, at the Port Administration Building on Prince George Wharf, Nassau.
Representatives from Government and private-sector entities in the capital and from Freeport, Grand Bahama, were in in attendance. According to Response Co-ordinator Brent Williamson, the purpose of the Committee is to ensure that The Bahamas is in a state of readiness, as it pertains to oils spills in the territorial and archipelagic waters of The Bahamas.Pictured at the table behind Minister Hanna Martin are (from left) Mr. Williamson; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation Ms. Diana Lightbourne; Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation the Hon. C. V. Hope Strachan; and Port Controller Commander Patrick McNeil. (BIS Photo / Eric Rose)
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