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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Report from the 23rd Session of the IMO’s ESPH

INTERTANKO took part in the 23rd Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Working Group on the Evaluation of Safety and Pollution Hazards (ESPH 23) at the IMO headquarters, represented by INTERTANKO's Senior Manager, Vetting & Chemicals, Ajay Gour. The meeting was chaired by David MacRae of the UK and was attended by delegations from 24 countries (Algeria, Bahamas, Bolivia,...... Login to view this article


Hellenic Mediterranean Panel meets in Athens

INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Mediterranean Panel met this week in the Faros Room at the top of the ultra-modern Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on the Athens sea front. More than 80 representatives from local and regional Members enjoyed an action-packed agenda, active discussion, good conversation and stunning views. The Panel was offered an update on INTERTANKO election processes moving ...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee meets in Oslo

The INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC) met this week in Oslo to discuss, among other things: IMO Guidelines for DP Vessels (MSC/Circ.1580) – Final process of the review by IMO. Use of VOC as fuel in new Shuttle Tankers – This is a new project with using a mixture of 70% LNG and 30% VOC (captured from cargo tanks) as fuel resulting in a dual positive effect: avoiding VOC emissions into...... Login to view this article


Latin American Panel impresses with high-ranking guests and topical discussions

INTERTANKO’s Latin American Panel held its 17th session on October 4 in Panama City, Panama with 38 Members, Associate Members and guests in attendance under the Chairmanship of Carlos Juan Madinabeitia of Tradewind Tankers. The Panel met up in the margins of IMO’s World Maritime Day parallel event and those present were delighted to get exclusive face time with Panama’s Minister of Maritime...... Login to view this article


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