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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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INTERTANKO joins IMO World Maritime Day Celebrations

By special invitation from IMO, a 15-strong delegation of Members, Associate Members and staff represented the Association at this year’s World Maritime Day (WMD) celebrations in London. Focussing on connecting ships, ports and people, the traditional diplomatic reception was this year preceded by a special open house session, engaging representatives from the various sectors in dialogue with...... Login to view this article


Thompson Reuters calls for Member input to improve information output

Thomson Reuters is looking to better understand the Shipping industry’s data & information needs – from freight rates, to port congestion data, to weather and vessel tracking. INTERTANKO Members are invited to share their views by way of a short, 10 minute survey which can be accessed here: Your answers will help to inform a...... Login to view this article


IMO issues guidance to Port States on ECDIS Software upgrades

In addition to the advice provided in previous Weekly News articles (WN: 36/2017 ; 34/2017 ; 33/2017 ) regarding challenges being faced in meeting the 31 August deadline for updating ECDIS units to the latest IHO & IEC standards, the IMO has this week at its meeting of the Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) considered a proposal by INTERTANKO and agreed to issue a circular...... Login to view this article


Panama: INTERTANKO Latin American Panel, Panama City, 4 October

INTERTANKO will be holding the 17th session of the Latin American Panel on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at the Hilton Panama City hotel in Panama City, Panama. Major issues on the agenda include: The Keynote Opening Presentation by the Panamanian Minister of Maritime Affairs, Jorge Barakat; A keynote presentation by IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim; Panama Canal Authority presentation on the...... Login to view this article


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