Environmental Committee

INTERTANKO established the Environmental Committee in 1996 to develop its understanding on environmental issues and to participate in an informed manner, so that the issues directly effecting tanker operations are better represented by INTERTANKO for the benefit of its members. Further, to develop environmental policies for INTERTANKO to follow up at IMO and elsewhere, and to be proactive in approach. In addition, to establish effective dialogue with environmental groups.

Main aims

  • To develop understanding on environmental issues
  • To participate in an informed manner, so that the issues directly affecting tanker operations are better represented by INTERTANKOfor the benefit of its Members
  • To develop environmental policies for INTERTANKO to follow up at the IMO and elsewhere, and to be proactive in approach
  • To establish effective dialogue with environmental groups

Main issues

  • Ballast Water Management *
  • Environmental compliance
  • Biofouling and antifouling
  • United States Vessel General Permit (VGP) scheme
  • Port reception facilities
  • Environmental performance and benchmarking
  • Ship recycling
  • Liaison with environmental organisations
  • Environmental initiatives and projects
  • Environmental information sharing
  • Air emissions *
  • Waste management and MARPOL Annex V
  • Integrated Bilge Treatment Systems (IBTS) *

* items jointly addressed with ISTEC

2017 Members
Ko Ko Naing (Chairman) – Stena AB/Northern Marine
Marina Hadjipateras (Vice-Chair) – Dorian LPG
Ole Christian Schroder (Vice-Chair) – Scorpio Tankers
Atul Vatsa – Thome Ship Management
Sudhir Bhimani – Anglo-Eastern Ship Management
Par Brandholm – Laurin Maritime
Magnus Cardfelt – Marinvest Shipping
Panagiota P Chrysanthi – Andriaki Shipping
Antonios Georgantzis – Consolidated Marine Management
Pradeep Kale – Teekay Marine (Singapore)
Caspar Lavall – Team Tankers International
Dionysios Peppas – Pantheon Tankers Management
George Raptakis – GasLog
Michael Reppas – Sea World Management & Trading
Emma Schieris – Exmar Shipmanagement
Dimitrios A Stamoudis – Minerva Marine
Stylianos (Stelios) Siafakas – Product Shipping & Trading
Fabio Tagliavia – d’Amico Societá di Navigazione
Stelios Volakis – Maran Tankers Management
Nikolay N. Zinenko – Novorossiysk Shipping
Secretary
: Tim Wilkins

More information on this site
Antifouling paints
Ballast Water and Invasive Species
Port Reception Facilities
Ship Recycling  

 

Communications to the Environmental Committee 2017

EnvComm 01-2017 Update on USCG Type Approved BWMS

EnvComm 02-2017 Date and Place of Next Meeting - 28-29 March Singapore

EnvComm 03-2017 Update on EU Port Reception Facility activities

EnvComm 04-2017 Discharge of Ballast Water for Vessels Operating in California Waters

EnvComm 05-2017 Agenda Notes for the Singapore Meeting 28-29 March

EnvComm 06-2017 Summary of Ballast Survey

EnvComm 07-2017 Draft Minutes from the Singapore Meeting

EnvComm 08-2017 EU MRV Monitoring Plan

 

 

 

Contact 
tim.wilkins@intertanko.com

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