Change at the helm for ITOPF
ITOPF announces the retirement of its Managing Director, Dr Karen Purnell, on 31st December 2021 after serving some 27 years with the company. Karen hands the reins to Oli Beavon, a seasoned leader with diverse experience gained over nearly three decades with BP.
ITOPF participated in the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) 2021, which, due to the pandemic, went ahead in a virtual format from 10th-14th May 2021.
ITOPF are active supporters of IOSC and, in addition to our...
ITOPF’s annual statistics of oil spills from tankers show that there were only 3 incidents where more than 7 tonnes of oil were spilt in 2020.
For close to five decades, the frequency of oil spills from tankers has shown a progressive downward trend.