International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF)

Fédération internationale des armateurs pétroliers contre la pollution

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URL: http://www.itopf.com/

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Founded

1968-12-24 London UK

History

24 Dec 1968, London (UK). Set up in accordance with H-XT6990 - Tanker owners voluntary agreement concerning liability for oil pollution (TOVALOP), which was developed and signed by 7 leading oil companies, adopted 7 Jan 1969, London and entered in force, 6 Oct 1969. Agreement incorporating amendments passed by resolution of Members: 14 Jul 1972, to take effect from 20 Feb 1973; 11 Feb 1977 to take effect from 20 Feb 1977; 16 May 1978 to take effect 1 Jun 1978; 28 May 1980 to take immediate effect; 26 May 1981 to take effect Jun 1981; 30 Oct 1984 to take effect 1 Nov 1984; 21 May 1986 to take effect 1 Jun 1986; 9 Dec 1986 to take effect 20 Feb 1987; 25 Oct 1989 to take effect 20 Feb 1990; 30 Oct 1991 to take effect 20 Feb 1992; 13 Oct 1993 to take effect 20 Feb 1994; 15 Nov 1995 to take effect 20 Feb 1996. TOVALOP ceased definitively on 20 Feb 1997, when the voluntary agreement among shipowners was superseded by the wide adoption of the T-XT6933 - International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC).

Aims

Promote effective response to ship-source pollution incidents and thereby prevent or minimize damage to coastal resources and the marine environment.

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Structure

Board of Directors (meets annually). Advisory Committee (meets twice a year), authorized by the Board. Secretariat in London (UK).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XD5309

Last News

2019

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