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Company news - May 2024

ITOPF announces its 2024 R&D Award winner.

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ITOPF attends spill in the Philippines

ITOPF attends spill in the Philippines

ITOPF arrived on scene in Mindoro on 1 March to assist in the response to the fuel oil spill from the sunken tanker PRINCESS EMPRESS. ITOPF remains on-scene with team members working in rotation to conduct shoreline and aerial surveys, inform responders on the fate and behaviour of oil at-sea to plan operations effectively, recommending suitable clean-up techniques and methods of waste disposal, and advising on environmental and socio-economic impacts.

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HNS Convention takes place at IMO Building with ITOPF in attendance

HNS Convention takes place at IMO Building with ITOPF in attendance

ITOPF attended and presented at the HNS Workshop held at the International Maritime Organization in London on 3rd and 4th April 2023.

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ITOPF attends IMO Legal Committee

ITOPF attends IMO Legal Committee

Tim Wadsworth attended the 110th meeting of the Legal Committee (LEG110) at the International Maritime Organization last week to support approval of the finalised text of the Claims Manual for the 2001 Bunkers Convention.

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ITOPF attends NOSCA Clean Oceans Seminar 2023

ITOPF attends NOSCA Clean Oceans Seminar 2023

Senior Technical Adviser, Duarte Soares and Technical Support Coordinator, Shania Hughes made a trip to Bodo, Norway to take part in the NOSCA Clean Oceans Seminar.

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ITOPF visits Britannia P&I Club in Singapore

ITOPF visits Britannia P&I Club in Singapore

ITOPF Singapore Team visited Britannia P&I Club in Singapore to discuss the role and functions of ITOPF in the maritime industry and during pollution event response.

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Celebrating International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day

International Women's Day took place on 8th March where ITOPF celebrated the day with guest speakers at its offices during a lunch and learn session.

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ITOPF attends new EU Modex exercise in Finland

ITOPF attends new EU Modex exercise in Finland

Dr Conor Bolas of our Technical Team has been in Porvoo, Finland this week representing ITOPF in an EU Module Exercise (MODEX), a new discussion based exercise as part of the EU Civil Protection programme.

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ITOPF visits IMO headquarters in London

ITOPF visits IMO headquarters in London

ITOPF visited IMO Headquarters in London to build on the long-standing relationship shared between the two organisations.

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Tanker spills graph 2022

Tanker spill statistics 2022

Data from ITOPF shows that seven oil spills of more than seven tonnes were recorded from tanker incidents in 2022. This brings the decade average to almost six, which is on a par with the 2010s and a dramatic reduction from the numbers reported in earlier decades.

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Season's greetings from all at ITOPF

Season's greetings from all at ITOPF

ITOPF would like to wish all our Members, Associates, partners and friends a very Merry Christmas. In lieu of Christmas cards, we have made donations to three charities:  Alzheimer's Society, Crisis and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

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