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Saturday, August 01, 2015

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Nigerian High Commissioner takes action regarding NNPC Tanker Ban

In a positive move, the Nigerian High Commissioner in London promptly confirmed that INTERTANKO’s letter regarding the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) tanker ban has been forwarded to the relevant authorities in Nigeria for clarification. We hope that will yield some certainty for all Members in the near future and we will follow up as necessary. However, the NNPC has yet to...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO protests at NNPC bans of 113 crude oil vessels

A document issued last week by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) banning 113 oil tankers from entering Nigerian territorial waters and oil facilities has caused major concerns among INTERTANKO Members, both those with tankers appearing on the list, and those not directly involved. The document, addressed to Nigerian terminal operators, is signed by Gbenga O. Komolafe, the Group...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO joins IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event in Tokyo

INTERTANKO’s Managing Director Katharina Stanzel was honoured to be invited to join IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2015 organised under the auspices of the IMO, Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and the Nippon Foundation in Tokyo & Yokohama 19-21 July. On invitation from the Ministry, Stanzel spoke to the associated International Symposium on Maritime...... Login to view this article


USCG issues list of BWMS manufacturers that have submitted LOIs

Based upon a request by INTERTANKO and others, the US Coast Guard has issued the list of ballast water management system (BWMS) manufacturers that have submitted a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the Coast Guard indicating their intent to pursue USCG approval of their BWMS in accordance with 46 CFR 162.060-10. To date, the Coast Guard has received twenty-four LOIs.   INTERTANKO published a list of BW...... Login to view this article


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