Identify critical safety and environmental issues facing the oil tanker and terminal industry, and develop and publish recommended criteria that will serve as benchmarks for the industry.

In conjunction with the IMO and other regulatory bodies, both regional and national, support the development of international conventions and regulations that enhance the safe construction and operation of oil tankers and terminals; support the global implementation and enforcement of such international conventions and regulations; and encourage industry-wide acceptance of established safety and environmental guidelines and recommendations.