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ITOPF participates in China Oil Pollution Compensation Fund’s Technical Seminar, Shanghai
11 December, 2017
ITOPF participated in a technical seminar organised by COPC Fund's Secretariat and Compensation Centre on 16th November 2017 in Shanghai, China. The event was attended by about 70 representatives from the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Environmental Protection, State Ocean Administration, maritime courts, renowned academics in maritime law, as well as industry representatives from shipping, insurance, and law firms, etc. Dr Ann Zhang presented on the three-tiered compensation system within the international regime, and admissible/inadmissible environmental damage claims under this regime.
This seminar encouraged discussions on improving the compensation system for ship-sourced pollution in China.