|Goals / remit of the organisation:
||The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is a vuluntary association of oil companies having an interest in the shipment and terminalling of crude oil and oil products.
OCIMF's overriding goal is to improve the safe and environmentally responsible operation of oil tankers and terminals on a global scale.
OCIMF's Mission - To be the foremost authority on the safe and environmentally responsible operation of oil tankers, terminals and offshore support vessels, promoting continuous improvement in standards of design and operation.
To identify safety and environmental issues facing the oil tanker and terminal industries, and develop and publish recommended standards that will serve as technical benchmarks.
To contribute to the development of international conventions and regulations that enhance the safe construction and operation of oil tankers and terminals, working with the IMO and other regulatory bodies, both regional and national.
To encourage flag States, port States and classification societies in their enforcement of international conventions and regulations.
To facilitate access by charterers and authorities to data on tankers relating to safety and pollution prevention, through the Ship Inspection Report (SIRE) Programme.
To promote ratification and implementation of international compensation conventions.
To actively promote OCIMF’s role in the development of safety and environmental guidelines and recommendations, harnessing the skills and experience of OCIMF members and holding industry events addressing the issues.