Protecting the Marine Environment from Ships and Offshore Facilities
The IOPC Funds have been invited to participate in a conference on Protecting the Marine Environment from Ships and Offshore Facilities in Singapore from 30-31 August 2016. The conference is hosted by the Law of the Sea Institute (LOSI), the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, and the Centre for International Law. The IOPC Funds Legal Counsel will join a panel to discuss regional cooperation in relation to the implementation of the 1992 Civil Liability and Fund Conventions and Supplementary Fund Protocol and the ratification of the 2010 HNS Convention. The need for a regional or global regime to govern liability and compensation for major pollution of the marine environment from offshore installations will also be discussed.