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INTERSPILL SELECTS AMSTERDAM FOR 2021 EVENT

The Interspill Committee have decided to hold the next event of this triennial series, Interspill 2021, at RAI, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the dates will be confirmed shortly.

Richard Proctor, Chairman of Interspill, said that “the decision was unanimous and reflected the importance of locating the event at a European city, where the oil, marine and environment industries come together, adding that the success of the event held in Amsterdam in 2015 was significant factor in this decision.” The Committee plan to announce its preliminary Conference and Events programme in autumn 2019.

Spill Response Group Holland, (SRGH) have agreed to host the event, as members of the Interspill Committee. SRGH Chairman, Edwin Stolk, welcomed the decision and is delighted for SRGH to be host for the event in Amsterdam again. Interspill is contracted with Reed Exhibitions to partner and organise the 2021 event.

Interspill is the leading European oil spill conference and exhibition, and will build on the success of Interspill 2018 in London, and previous events since its launch in 2000. Interspill will continue to act as a technical forum to review past and consider future spills, and support the networking that this group depends on. Interspill 2018 was co located with Oceanology International, at Excel in London, and attracted over 1200 delegates, visitors and exhibitors from over 70 countries. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference, Workshops and Seminars are published on the Interspill website www.interspill.org

Interspill 2021 will reflect the strength and breadth of its Committee, which includes the European Spill industry trade organisations, NOSCA, SYCOPOL, UKSPILL and SRGH, together with the European Maritime Safety Agency, (EMSA), IPIECA, ITOPF, the International Maritime Organization, (IMO), the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds, (IOPC Funds), France’s Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution (CEDRE), and Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL).

For further information see www.interspill.org and contact Roger Mabbott, Director, Interspill Ltd at [email protected] or on +443334441890

(For information on SRGH – http://www.srgh.nl and contact Edwin Stolk, at [email protected] or on +31622518360

(For information on Reed Exhibitions - http://www.reedexpo.com/

(For information on RAI Amsterdam - http://www.rai.nl/en/. Read full story

The Interspill Committee

Interspill is owned and organised by the three founders, UK Spill Association (UKSpill), the Norwegian Oil Spill Control Association (NOSCA), the Syndicat National Des Constructeurs D’Equipements De Lutte Contre La Pollution Des Eaux (SYCOPOL), all representing the European Spill industry, and a group representing related interests. IPIECA, representing the environmental and conservation interests of the international petroleum industry, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), recognising its tasks concerning marine pollution preparedness and response in Europe. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), recognising its global role concerning maritime pollution prevention and preparedness. The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds), recognising its role concerning compensation for oil pollution damage, the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), recognising its role in preparedness and response for ship source pollution.

The Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution (CEDRE) recognising its role concerning pollution, and Oil Spill Response Ltd., (OSRL) recognising its role as a major oil spill preparedness and response industry cooperative.