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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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New staff

We have recently welcomed two new members of staff to the team.

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Vacancies at ITOPF

We currently have vacancies for a Technical Adviser and Technical Support Coordinator

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New ITOPF Handbook published

ITOPF has just published its annual Handbook for 2019/20. This contains a wealth of valuable information and guidance for those likely to be involved in spills of oil, chemicals or other substances from ships.

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ITOPF R&D Award 2019 to fund study into low sulphur fuel oils

We are pleased to announce that the beneficiary of the 8th annual ITOPF R&D Award is the Norwegian research organisation, SINTEF, for a project on the characterisation of low sulphur fuel oils (LSFO).

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ITOPF attends launch meeting of WestMOPoCo

Annabelle Nicolas-Kopec and Franck Laruelle attended the launch meeting in Paris of WestMOPoCo (Western Mediterranean Region Marine Oil & HNS Pollution Cooperation Project)

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New staff

ITOPF welcomed two new Technical Advisers to the team this week, Lauren Fear and Dr Angela Pinzón-Espinosa.

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Regional Maritime Safety Conference, India

Richard Johnson attended the two-day Regional Maritime Safety Conference in Mumbai from 17-18 February.

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New Technical Services Brochure available

ITOPF has just published a new version of its Technical Services Brochure. This provides an introduction to ITOPF and the services we provide.

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2018 Tanker Oil Spill Statistics: Number of spills remains low

For close to five decades, the frequency of oil spills from tankers has shown a progressive downward trend.

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ITOPF wins Lloyd’s List Global Award

ITOPF was the winner in the category for best Environmental Programme at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards event last night.

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Alex Hunt gives keynote talk at PAJ workshop

ITOPF participated in the annual Petroleum Association of Japan (PAJ) Oil Spill Response Workshop in Tokyo.

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ITOPF receives special certificate for its contribution to the work of IMO

ITOPF is delighted to have been awarded a certificate of special recognition for its work supporting the objectives of IMO.

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Joint training workshop with Korea Coast Guard

ITOPF was invited to participate in a joint training workshop with Korea Coast Guard at their training academy in Yeosu.

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Liability and compensation workshop, Jamaica

ITOPF was invited to participate in a three day workshop in collaboration with the IOPC Funds in Kingston, Jamaica

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Karen Purnell gives keynote speech at Shiptech Middle East 2018

Karen Purnell was invited to give the closing keynote speech at ShipTech Middle East, part of the Middle East Shipping Forum

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