London to host Interspill 2018

Following the 2015 event in Amsterdam, this year’s Interspill oil spill conference and exhibition is due to be held at the ExCel centre in London, on 13 – 15 March.

Co-located with the Oceanology International 2018 conference and exhibition, Interspill 2018 aims to provide a valuable business and networking opportunity for oil spill industry professionals, academics and government representatives to discuss potential issues surrounding future oil spills, including spill prevention, preparedness, response and restoration.

Among the exhibitors confirmed so far are Nosca, the Norwegian spill industry trade association; Cedre, international experts in accidental water pollution; and Sycopol France, the French association of equipment manufacturers and service providers engaged in pollution control.

Other key exhibitors include Lamor, Allmaritim and Vikoma, manufacturers of spill containment and prevention products; Braemar Response, providers of marine and on-land Response services; and Kongsberg Satellite Services, providers of ground station and earth observation services for polar orbiting satellites.

The conference programme includes presentations on effective preparedness, surveillance in practice, government/industry partnerships and inland spill Issues. Interspill will be augmented by Interspill Plus – a special space organised by the UK Spill Association, host of this year’s event, focusing upon On Land Spills, with seminars, demonstrations and presentations. Two short courses, Oil Spill Fundamentals and Claims & Compensation, will be held on 12 March.