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Interspill 2006 - Marine Transportation

Legislation and Policy

The impacts, drivers and implementation of recent changes in European legislation and policy arising from recent spill experiences

Session Chair: Toby Stone, Head of Counter Pollution Response, Maritime & Coastguard Agency, UK

Review of the international compensation regime in light of recent incidents

Session Chair: Joe Nichols, Deputy Director, International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds), UK

Prevention and Risk Minimisation

Options in prevention and risk minimisation, considering the pollution threat from sunken wreck's, the benefits from salvors action and in ship construction techniques

Session Chair: Dr Michel Girin, Director, CEDRE (Centre de documentation de recherche etd'exp érimentations sur les pollutions accidentelles des eaux), France

How changing shipping trends affect risk and the response to the threat, including navigation control in sensitive areas globally

Session Chair: Emilio Martin Bauza, Head of Unit, Technical Co-operation and Development, European Maritime Safety Agency, Brussels

  • Vessel management issues in the Turkish Strait
    • Captain Kjell Landin, Regional Marine Superintendent, Chevron Transport Corporation, Turkey
  • Managing the risk in the Baltic
    • Thomas Fagö, Chairman of HELCOM Response, Sweden
  • Singapore Strait - Risk management & response preparedness in one of the world's busiest ports
    • Captain M Segar, Director (Port) / Port Master, Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore, Singapore

Operational Response Issues

Modern surveillance technology, on-site shoreline surveys and LNG spills

Session Chair: Chris Morris, General Secretary, International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA), UK

Environmental impact and recovery

Long term impacts, local considerations and post spill studies

Session Chair: Tosh Moller, Managing Director, International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation Ltd (ITOPF), UK

  • Overview of long term impacts of oil spill incidents
    • Jon Moore, Environmental Consultant, Coastal Assessment, Liaison & Monitoring (CALM), UK
  • A review of studies of the evironmental effects of the Haven incident off Genoa in April 1991
    • E Amato, Senior Scientist, ICRAM, Italy Quantitive risk assessment on contaminated land
  • Determining the priorities for post spill studies
    • Dr Loic Kerambrun, Head of Pollution Follow-up Dept, CEDRE (Centre de documentation de recherche et d'exp érimentations sur les pollutions accidentelles des eaux), France