Information Services

ITOPF is a primary source of information on ship-source pollution. This includes:

  • 17 Technical Information Papers (TIPs) which cover specific spill-related topics illustrated with our photos and diagrams
  • Response to Marine Oil Spills, an award winning series of seven films tackling the key issues related to oil spills and how to deliver a well-planned and executed response
  • Response to Marine Oil Spills, 2nd edition, a book and e-book available for sale from Witherbys Seamanship
  • Oil Tanker Spill Statistics, an annual publication providing data on accidental oil spills from tankers, combined carriers and barges, derived from ITOPF’s database
  • Country Profiles, summarising the spill response arrangements and clean-up resources within individual maritime states
  • GIS which displays historic spills, international conventions and tanker traffic data
  • Other miscellaneous papers, including Technical Advisory Papers (TAPs), conference papers and articles
  • Company library containing a historic collection of publications on marine spills, clean-up techniques, effects and other related issues
  • Media library, a gallery of ITOPF’s spill images available for downloading and videos available to stream