Blue economy and climate change

Back to Services

Region:    Africa & Western Indian Ocean

Assessment of compensation claim by fishermen following an oil spill Nigeria

Private client - Project Dates:
November 2011

Description of Project:
Shell accepted responsibility for two oil spills in the Delta region of Nigeria in 2008 and 2009. Poseidon provided desk study inputs to make a preliminary assessment of the financial losses to the Bodo community in terms of the fisheries sector impacts, and the economic impacts on mangroves in the area.