Company news - August 2023
ITOPF moves into new office headquarters, London
We had the pleasure of joining the 5th Adriatic Spill Conference and Exhibition, AdriaSpillcon in Opatija, Croatia, where Technical Team Manager, Franck Laruelle and Technical Adviser, Angela Pinzón Espinosa represented ITOPF.
Brunei National Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation (OPRC) Workshop takes place with ITOPF as guest presenter
Senior Technical Adviser, David Campion travelled to Brunei as part of the Brunei National Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation (OPRC) Workshop held by the Global Initiative for Southeast Asia (GISEA) Project.
ITOPF and the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds have signed two agreements stipulating how both organisations will work together during an incident involving a qualifying ship not insured by a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.
ITOPF’s Research and Development (R&D) Award 2024 application window will be open from the 1st September to 2nd December with up to £60,000 available for short-term projects (1-2 years) and up to £40,000 for PhD projects plus a student stipend and university fees.
ITOPF’s core service is to provide response advice and impact mitigation to ship-source pollution events, and its Technical Team has visited two Stolt vessels (STOLT EFFICIENCY and STOLT JAEGER) to expand its knowledge and experience of how vessels and their teams operate to maintain its level of expertise.
We have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Directorate of Ports and Coasts of Marinha do Brasil to formalise and strengthen our cooperation in promoting effective spill response in the marine environment.
Technical Team Manager, Franck Laruelle and Technical Adviser, Angela Pinzón Espinosa facilitated a two-day RETOS workshop in Israel as part of the National Workshops on Oil Spill Response Planning and Readiness Assessment in the Adriatic, Central and Eastern Mediterranean organized by the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC).