ITOPF is a not-for-profit organisation established on behalf of the world's shipowners to promote an effective response to marine spills of oil, chemicals and other hazardous substances.

We provide objective technical advice and information on all aspects of pollution response and the effects of spills on the marine environment. Our technical services include on-site clean-up advice, pollution damage assessment, assistance in spill response planning, and the provision of training and information.

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  • Clean Up Techniques

    Containment and recovery, dispersants, alternative clean-up techniques...

  • Environmental Impact

    Environmental impacts of marine pollution...

  • RandD Award

    A unique opportunity to take part in the shipping industry's initiative to support research and development...