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MEPC 67: IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations

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17.10.2014 - 14:00 GMT

MEPC 67: IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations

At its 67th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) the International Maritime Organization (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 BWMS that are approved in accordance with the current approval guidelines. The...... Login to view this article

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17.10.2014 - 14:00 GMT

MEPC 67: IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations

At its 67th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to commence a review of the ballast water management system (BWMS)...... Login to view this article

17.10.2014 - 11:15 GMT

Latest ebola developments

INTERTANKO continues to closely monitor the outbreak of ebola and the responses taken by various authorities. We are particularly concerned regarding the clamping down by health authorities on ship...... Login to view this article

17.10.2014 - 11:10 GMT

Sick seafarers prevented from gaining medical assistance

Following on from the issue on ebola, INTERTANKO has been informed of several incidents where seafarers are being prevented from gaining access to shoreside medical support. In one recent incident...... Login to view this article

17.10.2014 - 11:11 GMT

European response to ebola threat

Several European countries have introduced measures in response to the continuing outbreak of ebola virus in some West African countries and isolated cases elsewhere, as follows: Spain All vessels...... Login to view this article

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22.10.2014 - 23:22 GMT

Poten says that dirty tanker market has fallen into dark utilisation hole. This demand growth is critical, given the utilisation hole that the dirty tanker fleet has found itself. As shown in the chart on the

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22.10.2014 - 21:04 GMT

US Crude exports and re-exports continue to rise; some volumes sent to Europe and Asia - EIA

The United States exported 401,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil in July 2014 (the latest data available from the U.S. Census Bureau), the highest level of exports in 57 years (Figure 1) and...... Login to view this article

15.10.2014 - 07:34 GMT

IEA revises oil demand down for the 2nd month in a row

·                 The forecast of global oil demand for 2014 has been revised 0.2 mbd lower since last month’s Report, to 92.4 mbd, on reduced expectations of economic growth and the weak recent...... Login to view this article

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