The overall objective of the RAOP-MED project was to mitigate the risks associated with the deployment of offshore installations in the South East Mediterranean region for the exploration and exploitation of the continental shelf and the sea bed. The project aimed at recording all offshore installations, such as platforms and oil terminals in the south-eastern part of the Mediterranean and in data collection needed for the implementation of a risk assessment as well as in an impact assessment based on an accident scenario related to offshore installations deployed in the South East Med. The main expected results of the RAOP-MED project are : 1. Evaluation of the risks related to offshore installations in the South Eastern Mediterranean sea (prevention). 2. Better response and mobilization of resources in case of an oil spill accident related to offshore installations (early detection and control). 3. Drafting of the oil spill contingency plannings taking into account the new risks associated with the deployment of the offshore installations.