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ITOPF wins Environmental Protection Award
8 December, 2017
ITOPF's was delighted to receive the Salvage & Wreck 2017 Environmental Protection Award on 6th December at the close of day one of the Salvage & Wreck conference held in London. The award was presented by Sam Kendall-Marsden from Standard P&I Club and recognises ITOPF's contribution towards protecting the environment during a marine casualty or wreck removal situation. ITOPF has been increasingly involved during salvage operations in recent years, providing objective technical advice on a wide range of environmental impacts, including the assessment of potential hazards associated with the wreck, cargo or fuel.
Miguel Patel, Senior Technical Adviser, collected the award on behalf of ITOPF and also presented a paper at the conference.