This information document is offered to delegates in order to provide some background to the origin of ITOPF and its role in supporting the P&I Clubs and the IOPC Funds following incidents. It provides a description of ITOPF's funding and its objectivity in spill response and preparedness. The manner in which ITOPF works with other experts, both during an incident and as part of the claims assessment process is discussed, as well as ITOPF's role as an expert in the assessment of damages.
Information document – the role of ITOPF (2011)
23 May 2014