Upcoming events

18 Oct

New IOPC Funds webinar series launched – Registration open for first session

Venue: , 18/10/2023

The brand new IOPC Funds webinar series is set to begin with the first session:  “Understanding the Conventions – An introduction to the regime” scheduled to take place on 18 October 2023.  Following the format of the entire series, this first event will consist of a short 15‐minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes of questions.

The webinar series, which will be delivered initially in English only, is open to any interested party and participants can opt to attend either the full series or only those webinars of particular interest to them. Divided into four modules the full programme (available here) consists of a total of 11 webinars covering everything from the basic understanding of the Conventions, to the financing of the system, the types of claims that arise from tanker incidents and the claims submission process.

This introductory session is primarily aimed at those with limited knowledge of the organisation and the international liability and compensation regime. It will be delivered at two different times to facilitate participation from various time zones.

Register for the event here : https://documentservices.iopcfunds.org/webinar-registration/

18 Oct

Seminar on the role of the IOPC Funds hosted by the Japan Maritime Center

Venue: Tokyo, Japan, 18/10/2023

The Japan Maritime Center has kindly invited the IOPC Funds to hold a joint seminar entitled ‘The role of the IOPC Funds in the protection of the marine environment, now and in the future’. This half-day event will be held on 18 October 2023 at the Iino Conference Center in Tokyo and will be open to participants attending in person or remotely, with interpretation provided in English and Japanese.

IOPC Funds’ Director, Gaute Sivertsen, will be providing an introduction to the organisation, before discussing some of the current challenges it faces and general developments in the international liability and compensation regime. He will be joined by speakers from other key stakeholders and by a number of maritime experts during the afternoon, which will conclude with a panel discussion. To register for the seminar, please visit: https://www.jpmac.or.jp/en/seminar_form/

Further information about the work of the Japan Maritime Center can be found here.

06 Nov

November 2023 IOPC Funds Meeting

Venue: London, United Kingdom, 06/11/2023

The next regular meeting of the IOPC Funds governing bodies will take place the week commencing 6 November 2023. A circular containing the invitation and provisional agenda will be issued nearer the time. Further information can be found here.