National workshop on the International liability and compensation regime, Kiev (Ukraine)

Posted: 22/06/2017
Categories: News – External Relations

The IOPC Funds took part in a national workshop on the international liability and compensation regime in Kiev, Ukraine. Hosted by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine on 21 June 2017, the workshop was aimed at providing guidance on the regime, the role of the IOPC Funds and an overview of other maritime liability conventions. During the workshop, about 30 participants from various government authorities and the oil industry were briefed by the Head of External Relations and Conference, Mr Thomas Liebert, and Claims Administrator, Ms Ana Cuesta, on a variety of subjects relating to ship-source oil pollution incidents. These included the legal, technical and administrative requirements, implications and benefits of accession to the 1992 Fund Convention, the settlement of claims and several case studies to highlight the application of the compensation regime.

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