The Government of Greenland and the Defense Command of Denmark have entered into a Cooperation Agreement on shared resources to help strengthen the Marine Environment Preparedness in Greenland.

Greenland Oil Spill Response Ltd. will be responsible for the operational implementation of the agreement. Among others, GOSR will contribute with the following:

  • Access to 24-hour emergency phone,
  • The right to incorporate GOSR’s Oil Spill Equipment in the Defense’s Emergency Preparedness Plans in Greenland,
  • Storage of the Defense’s Oil Spill Response Equipment on GOSR’s bases in Greenland (For now, in Nuuk and Aasiaat),
  • Maintenance of the Defense’s Oil Spill Response Equipment at GOSR’s bases in Greenland.

Finally, the Agreement allows for joint exercises between the Defense’s personnel and GOSR’s Semi-Volunteer Oil Spill Responders.

Greenland Oil Spill Response Ltd. looks forward to the cooperation.

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