Key Services

These are usually provided at no cost to our Members, Associates and their pollution insurers. Our technical services are also available to other groups around the world involved with marine spills.

Spill Response

ITOPF is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year to attend spills of oil, chemicals and other hazardous substances worldwide.

Claims Analysis & Damage Assessment

ITOPF gives advice on pollution damage caused by spills and assesses the technical merits of claims for compensation.

Training & Education

ITOPF runs training courses and seminars worldwide where we share our technical knowledge and first-hand experiences. 

Contingency Planning & Advice

ITOPF regularly advises governments and industry on the preparation of contingency plans and other matters related to accidental pollution from ships.

Information Services

ITOPF is a primary source of information on accidental ship-source pollution.