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Year 1997

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Year 1997 - Overview

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13.11.1997

INTERTANKO Leads International Calls for Fair and Open Trial for Nissos Amorgos Master

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) is calling upon the Venezuelan authorities to give the master of the Greek-flag tanker Nissos Amorgos, Captain Konstandinos Spiropulos, a fair and open trial, and to release him while his defence case is being prepared. Captain Spiropulos has recently been charged with causing damage to the marine environment of Venezuelan...... More

16.10.1997

Tanker Industry Acknowledges Consensus at INTERTANKO London Tanker Event

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) welcomed the high level of agreement achieved at its London Tanker Event on the need for unified, vigorous approach to tanker safety on the part of all sectors of the industry if oil spills are to be reduced still further in future. Many current INTERTANKO initiatives developed with this goal in mind received endorsement at...... More

14.10.1997

Executive Committee Statement on Priorities of IACS

Following a meeting between INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee and invited senior officers of classification societies who are associate members of INTERTANKO, the following conclusions were reached. ... More

24.09.1997

INTERTANKO Applaudes Coast Guard Under-Keel Clearance Regulations

The Coast Guard yesterday issued final regulations concerning the under-keel clearance requirements for single hull tank vessels entering or leaving U.S. ports. ... More

12.09.1997

Accidental Pollution - Attention to the real causes of accidents

In the aftermath of the two recent tanker oil spill accidents affecting its coastal waters, and in light of the Sea Empress grounding, the Japanese government has forwarded a document to IMO urging other governments "to encourage ship-owners to replace existing single hull tankers by tankers of double hull or equivalent constructions earlier than the time scale prescribed in Regulation 13G of...... More

01.09.1997

INTERTANKO holds second meeting of new Asian Regional Panel

The second meeting of the International Association of Independent Tankers Owners’ (INTERTANKO) newly established Asian Regional Panel took place at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore on 28 August 1997. There were 32 participants, representing INTERTANKO members and leading tanker owners/operators from Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Singapore. ... More

19.08.1997

INTERTANKO WELCOMES RELEASE OF MASTER OF NISSOS AMORGOS BY VENEZUELA

The International Association of tanker owners (INTERTANKO) has welcomed the release of Captain Konstantinos Spyropoulos, master of the Greek-flag tanker Nissos Amorgos, by the Venezuelan authorities on Friday, 15 August after five and one-half months in detention. ... More

15.08.1997

INTERTANKO Publication Disbursements for Tankers 1997 now available

The 1997 edition of INTERTANKO’s Disbursement for Tankers 1997 publication gives over 3350 actual and estimated port costs covering over 540 tanker ports world-wide. ... More

08.08.1997

INTERTANKO STRONGLY CRITISISES THE CONTINUED DETENTION OF MASTER OF NISSOS AMORGOS BY VENEZUELA

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) has denounced the continued detention of captain Konstadinos Spyropoulos, master of the DWT 89.000, Greek Flag tanker Nissos Amorgos, by the Venezuelan authorities. ... More