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Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Lunchtime seminar: LNG fuelled tankers and bulk carriers

INTERTANKO and Intercargo are hosting a free lunchtime seminar entitled LNG fuelled tankers and bulk carriers on Wednesday 12 July. The presentation delivered by Martial Claudepierre, LNG Business Development Manager with Bureau Veritas, will cover design, environmental compliance, risks, operations, bunkering and profitability vs HFO & scrubbers. Entry is free to Members and Associate Members...... Login to view this article


Shipping companies hit by mass cyber attack

The recent ransomware cyber attack, ‘Petya’, has hit a number of shipping companies and port terminals quite hard. Although Maersk Line was the highest-profile victim, several terminals were forced to shut down their operations. While this appears to have only affected container lines so far, it is a timely warning that the shipping industry can be vulnerable to such criminal activity. INTERTAN...... Login to view this article


Shipping industry unites in proposing ambitious CO2 reduction objectives

INTERTANKO and three of its fellow trade associations – BIMCO, Intercargo and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – have made a joint proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions. The...... Login to view this article


MSC 98: Round-up of key decisions

As reported in Weekly NEWS No. 25 , the IMO Maritime Safety Committee held its 98th session (MSC 98) between 7 and 16 June in London. Here, we cover the outcomes of the major issues discussed: Maritime security/piracy A new Circular was agreed that encourages all to ensure that cyber risks are appropriately addressed in safety management systems (SMS) no later than the first annual verification...... Login to view this article


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