Training and Qualifications
The success of an environmental management system is only possible through the involvement of everyone, of those who work at the Marina and those who visit it. And so every year, a major investment is made in the training of the marina’s staff to ensure that they have the necessary qualifications and knowledge to do their jobs in the most appropriate way, in terms both of the quality of the service provided and the company’s environmental performance.
Special attention is given to the preparation of staff for emergency situations such as fires and spillages. For this purpose, they are given training on methods and techniques for prevention and ways of acting in emergencies; simulations are carried out to test the effectiveness of responses.
Environmental Awareness-Raising Activities
Mindful of the fact that the creation of environmental awareness starts with the youngsters, Vilamoura Marina organises a range of environmental awareness-raising activities throughout the year.
These generally mark themed days which are celebrated with children from local schools, with games and educational activities whose aim is to inform the children and raise their awareness about the importance of environmental issues of different kinds: conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity, saving water and electricity, separating rubbish, conservation of the dunes and the marine environment etc.