9th Offshore Arabia 2018 Conference and Exhibition
The IOPC Funds have been invited to participate in the 9th Offshore Arabia 2018 Conference and Exhibition. The two-day event has extended its programme this year to cover broader topics, including general oil spills and protection of the environment, regional and international shipping and future projects and technologies. Further information can be found here.
National Liability and Compensation workshop
The IOPC Funds have been invited to participate in a national liability and compensation workshop in Maputo, Mozambique between 6-8 March 2018. The International Group of P&I Associations will also participate in the three-day workshop, which is being hosted by the National Maritime Institute of Mozambique. The event will focus on claims and compensation and will include various exercises relating to the legal framework behind the regime and the different types of admissible claims, including an interactive table top exercise.
IOPC Funds’ Short Course at Interspill 2018
The IOPC Funds will be offering a Short Course on Claims & Compensation at Interspill 2018. The half-day course will take place the day before the opening of the main event, on Monday 12 March 2018, from 3.00 to 6.30 pm.
Aimed at providing regulators and responders with background information on how to maximise legitimate cost recovery, the course will follow what happens after a tanker spill and explain how claims are submitted and assessed under the international liability and compensation regime. Case studies and practical examples will be included to help attendees obtain a better understanding of the claims process.
Registration is open to all, with a small fee of £100 payable for attendance. For further information and to register to attend please visit: http://www.interspillevent.com/en/Sessions/51946/Claims-Compensation.
Interspill 2018, the European oil spill conference and exhibition, will take place at Excel, in London over 13-15 March 2018. Being a member of the organising committee, the IOPC Funds' Secretariat will be involved in the organisation of the event and will also have a stand providing information on the work of the organisation as well as guidance on the claims process and admissibility criteria. Interspill 2018 will be preceded by a small number of training course. Further information can be found here.
Workshop on the 2010 HNS Convention
The IMO and IOPC Funds will jointly organise a two-day workshop on the 2010 HNS Convention which will take place at the IMO Headquarters from 26-27 April 2018.
The workshop will focus on practical issues raised by States implementing the 2010 HNS Convention, which are mainly linked to the reporting of contributing cargo that need to be in place prior to a State being able to ratify or accede to the Convention and will also allow time for discussions on HNS incidents and risks.
For further information, including the provisional programme for the event, please see here.