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POLEX 2019, national exercise, Spain

ITOPF was invited as observers to POLEX 2019, a national salvage and oil spill response exercise

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Workshop on developing a national oil spill preparedness and response framework in Vietnam

ITOPF was the lead IMO consultant at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Meeting our Members and raising awareness in South Korea

Richard Johnson was invited by Britannia P&I Club to attend their annual Asian Forum in Seoul on 19th November.

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ITOPF Appoints New Chairman

Erik Hånell, President & CEO of Stena Bulk, has been appointed as ITOPF's new Chairman.

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Oil pollution, Brazil

ITOPF is currently on-site in north-east Brazil attending the recent oil spill that has contaminated approximately 2,500 km of coastline in nine states.

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New edition of Ocean Orbit published

ITOPF has just published its newsletter, Ocean Orbit, for 2019

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Copenhagen Agreement Seminar

ITOPF attended a meeting of the Copenhagen Agreement in Drammen, Norway on 23rd and 24th October 2019.

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P&I Seminar, Mexico

ITOPF was delighted to participate in a seminar entitled “The maritime industry and its role in the protection of the marine environment” organised and hosted by P&I Services (Mexico)

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National Workshop on Claims and Compensation, Malaysia

ITOPF was invited to participate in a National Workshop on Claims and Compensation organised by the Malaysian government

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US/Canada transboundary liability and compensation workshop

ITOPF attended the second transboundary liability and compensation workshop held to consider the financial aspects of an oil spill affecting both Canadian and US waters.

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NOWPAP MERRAC Meetings, South Korea

Duarte Soares attended the 22nd NOWPAP MERRAC Focal Points Meeting, incorporating the 14th Competent National Authorities Meeting for the NOWPAP Regional Oil and HNS Spill Contingency Plan and the 2019 MERRAC Brainstorming Workshop

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ITOPF Annual Review 2019 & Notice of AGM

ITOPF has just published its Annual Review for 2019. This report incorporates Financial Statements for the year ending 20th February 2019 and provides notice of its Annual General Meeting in Shanghai on 5th November 2019.

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Regional contingency planning, Southeast Asia

Dr Annabelle Nicolas-Kopec was one of the trainers at a regional contingency planning workshop held in Malaysia from 19th -21st August.

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National Workshop in Cambodia

David Campion was one of the trainers at a national workshop on oil spill preparedness and response held in Cambodia from 6th-9th August.

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EcoCanal 2019, Panama

ITOPF attended the annual EcoCanal seminar and exercise at the Panama Canal

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Côte d’Ivoire – GI WACAF Exercise

ITOPF recently attended a GI WACAF (Global Initiative for West, Central and Southern Africa) national exercise in Côte d’Ivoire

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30th Anniversary of the Canadian Ship-Source Oil Pollution Fund

Tim Wadsworth attended a seminar and reception to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Canadian Ship-Source Oil Pollution Fund

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SPILLCON 2019

ITOPF attended SPILLCON 2019, the Asia-Pacific oil spill prevention and preparedness conference

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Adriatic Spill Conference 2019

ITOPF was one of the supporters of the 4th Adriatic Spill Conference on spill prevention, preparedness and response.

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Contingency planning workshop, Kenya

ITOPF was invited to support a workshop aimed at operationalising national oil spill contingency planning, held in Nairobi, Kenya

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