Blue Water exercise is a strategic of incident command exercise that is designed to test the plans and resources of the response system. The exercise is tested to the each personnel of organizations about how to handle oil spill on the emergency scenario situation. Without any significant preparations made by the participants, and unforeseen scenarios, from Blue Water Exercise, we able to train the response teams into the actual situations in oil spill incident.
The principle objectives Blue Water Exercise are as follows:
- Exercise the mobilization and start-up procedures for the Emergency Response Team.
- Exercise the function Incident Command System (ICS)
- Exercise all related parties in the response to an Oil Spill Incident using the Oil Spill Contingency Plan
- Exercise the communication between all related parties (Industry, government, and contractor/third party