ITOPF was invited to attend the Oil Spill Response Workshop in Trivandrum organised by the Institute of Land and Disaster Management in coordination Alpha MERS, a Bangalore based OSRO (Oil Spill Response Organization). The workshop focused on the risk of shipping incidents to the Kerala coastline from both oil and HNS and featured an inaugural address from Shri Adoor Prakash, a Minister from the Government of Kerala, and also its Chief Secretary, Shri Bharath Bhushan. Richard Johnson gave a presentation on "Ships, Risks and Spills: Is India Ready and Able?" to the audience of 50-60 local delegates.
OSR Workshop Trivandrum, India, 16 September 2014