Upcoming Events

  • Meetings of the IOPC Funds' governing bodies
    29 Oct

    Meetings of the IOPC Funds' governing bodies

    Venue: London. United Kingdom, 29/10/2018

    Regular sessions of the IOPC Funds will take place during the week of 29 October 2018. Circulars containing the invitation and provisional agenda will be issued nearer the time. Further information can be found here.

  • Regional Workshop
    13 Nov

    Regional Workshop

    Venue: Muscat, Oman, 13/11/2018

    The IOPC Funds have been invited to deliver a two-day regional workshop on the international liability and compensation regime for pollution damage in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The workshop, organised by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, will take place from 13 to 14 November 2018 and will focus on the legal frameworks for ship-source pollution and the claims-handling process.

  • National Workshop on the International Liability and Compensation Regime
    27 Nov

    National Workshop on the International Liability and Compensation Regime

    Venue: Kingston, Jamaica, 27/11/2018

    The IOPC Funds have been invited by the Jamaican Maritime Authority to run a three-day workshop in collaboration with ITOPF.  The workshop, which will take place in Kingston, will provide a general overview of the international liability and compensation regime before focussing on the different types of claim and the IOPC Funds' admissibility criteria.  Practical exercises and case studies will be included in the training course. An additional separate session will be organised with the authorities to discuss issues related to implementation of the relevant Conventions into national law.

  • Joint Sub-regional Seminar on Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage
    03 Dec

    Joint Sub-regional Seminar on Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage

    Venue: Cyprus, 03/12/2018

    The IOPC Funds have been invited to participate in a joint sub-regional seminar on compensation for oil pollution damage.  Organised by the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) with the assistance of the Cyprus Maritime Authority, the seminar will focus on the gathering of evidence and compilation of claims for compensation. 

  • National Workshop on the International Liability and Compensation Regime
    05 Dec

    National Workshop on the International Liability and Compensation Regime

    Venue: Lomé, Togo, 05/12/2018

    As part of its cooperation with the GI WACAF project, the IOPC Funds have been invited to deliver a three-day workshop in collaboration with ITOPF. The workshop will take place in the capital, Lomé, under the auspices of the Ministère de l'Environnement et des Ressources Forestières, and will cover all aspects of the legal framework behind the international liability and compensation regime as well as the claims assessment process, using practical exercises and case studies. One of the objectives of this workshop is to help Togo in considering accession to the 1992 Fund Convention.

    GI WACAF is a joint project between IMO and the oil industry, through IPIECA, aimed at improving the level of preparedness and response to oil spills in the Western and Central Africa region (www.giwacaf.net).