INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC)

INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC)

Aims:

·         Promote safety at sea and the protection of the environment through communication and experience sharing .

·         Foster co-operation with the IMO, IACS, OCIMF, ICS and other recognised bodies involved with tanker safety and the protection of the environment.

·         Represent INTERTANKO at IMO and other industry fora so as to ensure proper representation on appropriate committees and working groups developing safety and environmental legislation and regulation.

·         Advise on aspects of safety, environmental protection operation of tankers and training in order to promote efficient and professional ship operation.

Issues:

·       Air emissions

·       ALERT Project

·       Antifouling and Biofouling

·       Ballast Water

·       Cadet Berth Availability

·       Cargo Tank Pressure Testing

·       Coating maintenance and repair

·       Continuing Hull Stress Monitoring

·       Correctness of ships certificates 

·      Developments on Tanker Management Self Assessment (TMSA Guidelines)

·       Electronic Chart and Display Information Systems (ECDIS)

·       EMSA Panel on DH tankers

·       Engine Room Waste Treatment Associated Systems (ERWTAS) Best Practice Guide

·       Environmental Indexing of ships

·       Fixed hydrocarbon gas detection system on Double Hull Tankers

·       Formal Safety Assessment on Crude Oil Tankers

·       Goal based standards for new buildings

·       Greenhouse Gases:(EEDI/SEEMP/MBMs)

·       Guidelines for verification of damage stability requirements for tankers and bulk carriers

·       Harmonisation of CAP schemes and evaluation standards

·       IACS Common Rules (CSR)

·       IACS Draft UR on Hull Survey for New Construction

·       INTERTANKO Best Practice on Tanker Efficiency

·       Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

·       Lifeboat Safety

·       LNG as alternative fuels

·       Load Line Zones off South Africa

·       Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)

·       Main Engine Bearing Condition Monitoring

·       Maintenance Standard – Owner’s manual

·       Maritime Security

·       Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

·       Means of Access – Application of regulations

·       Mercury in cargoes

·       Mooring equipment standards

·       Oil and Gas Tankers trade in Arctic Areas – Risk Assessment

·       Performance Standards for Cargo Tank Coating

·       Performance Standards for Seawater Ballast Tanks Coatings – Best Practice Guide

·       Pilotage

·       Port Reception facilities

·       Means of Access – Application of regulations

·       Scrubbers

·       Secondary Means of Venting

·       Ship recycling

·       Structural recommendations for new ships carrying liquids in bulk

·       Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs)

·       Tripartite discussions/meetings

·       Under Keel Clearance

·       Waste management and benchmarking 

 

Members:

Takis Koutris, Roxana Shipping SA, (Chairman)
Bertil Andersson, Laurin Maritime AB (Vice Chairman)
Douglas Lang, Anglo-Eastern Ship Manangement (UK) Ltd (Vice Chairman)
Sokratis Dimakopoulos, Tsakos Columbia Ship Management (Vice Chairman)
Francesco Bellusci, Scorpio Ship Management SAM
Stamatis Bourboulis, Euronav Ship Management (Hellas) Ltd
Andrew Brown, Interorient Marine Services Ltd
Stavros Daniolos, Minerva Marine Inc
Paolo Enoizi, Stolt Tankers BV
Munawar Fakhri, MOL Tankship Management (Eur) Ltd
Minas Giaouzis, Thenamaris Ships Management Inc
Dimitrios A Heliotis, Target Marine SA
Oleg Kalinin, Unicom M'ment Serv (Cyp) Ltd
Dimitris Makris, Springfield Shipping Co Panama SA,

Lars Pennman, Concordia Maritime
B N Prasad, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (S) Pte Ltd

Pradeep Ranjan, Univan Ship Management Ltd
Maren Schroeder, Exmar Shipmanagement nv

Fabio Tagliavia, d'Amico Societá di Navigazione SpA

Konstantinos Vlachos, Consolidated Marine M'ment Inc
Nikolay N Zinenko, Novorossiysk Shipping Co (Novoship)
Secretary: Dragos Rauta
Email: dragos.rauta@intertanko.com