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ITOPF has responded to over 800 incidents involving oil or chemical spills worldwide. Our highly skilled international team are ready to assist 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide impartial technical advice.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we have devoted efforts to developing a wide range of technical services to promote effective response in the marine environment to back up our core role of responding to ship-sourced spills. The five key services that we offer are spill response, claims analysis & damage assessment, contingency planning, training and information.

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We currently have no vacancies 


ITOPF does not have a sponsor licence (issued by the UK Government) to employ workers from other countries who do not already have the right to work in the UK.  This means that ITOPF can only employ people who can demonstrate their right to work in the UK before their employment starts.

Vision & Mission Statement

"To be a trusted source of objective technical advice worldwide on preparedness and response to accidental marine spills."


"To promote effective response to marine spills of oil, chemicals and other substances as a means of reducing impacts on the environment and affected communities."