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14.11.2014

INTERTANKO elects Nikolas Tsakos as its new Chairman

INTERTANKO’s Council of Members met this week in Dubai and elected Nikolas Tsakos as Chairman of the Association. Tsakos has been a member of Council since 2002 and Vice Chairman since 2012. He succeeds Graham Westgarth who stepped down after five years in post.   “The last five years of leading the independent tanker owners have been both rewarding and challenging,” said Westgarth. “The indust...... More

22.10.2014

Quality control of bunkers – IMO takes a step in the right direction

Press release 22 October 2014   Quality control of bunkers – IMO takes a step in the right direction The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to consider introducing measures to improve controls of bunkers delivered to ships. After six submissions to the IMO over 4 years, to which INTERTANKO made a major contribution, persistence with another submission has resulted in progress ...... More

17.10.2014

IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations

Press release 10 October, 2014 IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations As proposed by INTERTANKO and its industry partners, the IMO has agreed to commence a review of the ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval guidelines (G8) and at the same time agreed not to penalise those owners who have already installed...... Login to view this article

02.06.2014

INTERTANKO Council members sign tanker industry voluntary Code of Conduct

Press release Monday 2 June 2014 INTERTANKO Council members sign tanker industry voluntary Code of Conduct To demonstrate Members’ commitment to INTERTANKO’s Tanker Industry Voluntary Code of Conduct and their commitment to best practice in general, the vast majority of Council Members endorsed the Code of Conduct during their recent meeting in New York by publicly signing it on a large banner....... More

20.05.2014

INTERTANKO, Brazilian Maritime Pilots Association and Brazilian National Pilots Federation sign agreement which enhances tanker safety

Joint Press Release INTERTANKO / CONAPRA / FENAPRATICOS 7 May 2014 INTERTANKO, Brazilian Maritime Pilots Association and Brazilian National Pilots Federation sign agreement which enhances tanker safety   A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was today signed by the Chairman of INTERTANKO, Graham Westgarth, and the President of the Brazilian Maritime Pilots’ Association (CONAPRA) Ricardo Augusto Leite...... More