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Sunday, May 24, 2015

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INTERTANKO’s Annual Tanker Event a roaring success (Includes Council and ExCom Reports)

Fantastic discussions, exceptional speakers and informed panel sessions all contributed to the huge success of INTERTANKO’s Annual Tanker Event. At the time of publishing, the event was still going strong as over 150 delegates took part in the Friday workshop sessions against the stunning backdrop of the Grand Resort Lagonissi, nr Athens, Greece. INTERTANKO’s Tanker Event is THE platform for...... More


European Commission adopts Agenda on Migration

In view of the dramatic loss of life in the Mediterranean and faced with political and public pressure to act the European Commission published on 13 May a Communication on a European Agenda on Migration . Recognising that “European policy on the matter has fallen short”, it seeks to formulate a comprehensive answer to the EU’s migration challenges. As a measure for the short term the Commissio...... Login to view this article


IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee 68th Session

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee held its 68th session from May 11-15.  The major issues considered included ballast water management, air emissions, fuel quality, fuel availability, energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions, the Polar Code and issues related to Annex II of MARPOL.  We will send you next week a complete report on the outcome of MEPC 68 on all these issues....... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO Chairman gives IMarEST 4th Annual Founders’ Day lecture in association with ClassNK

In his lecture on the occasion of IMarEST’s 4th Annual Founders’ Day, INTERTANKO Chairman Dr Nikolas Tsakos highlighted the good work undertaken by the Association, and explored the main issues affecting the tanker industry: sustainability new regulations ballast water emission standards piracy. He then went on to propose a way forward, emphasising the need for all industry partners to work...... Login to view this article


Bill Box
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