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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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INTERTANKO welcomes new staff member based in Greece

We are delighted to announce a new member of the INTERTANKO Secretariat to be based in our new Athens office.  Dimitris Dimopoulos will start on Monday 7 August as INTERTANKO's Assistant Manager Commercial and Assistant Area Manager for Greece and Cyprus. Dimitris holds a degree in financial and public administration sciences from Panteion University and has recently completed his advanced...... Login to view this article


LISW 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar: Ballast Water – life after entry into force

On the opening day of London International Shipping week, INTERTANKO is hosting a lunchtime seminar at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright entitled: Ballast Water – life after entry into force. INTERTANKO’s Environment Director, Tim Wilkins, will first of all provide a summary of how the entry into force of IMO’s BWM Convention will impact the tanker industry. Then, together with Debra DiCiann...... Login to view this article


New guidance for tankers transiting Gulf of Aden to Red Sea

Following attacks on two tankers in the approaches to the Bab el Mandeb that were not piracy related, the Combined Maritime Forces have issued new guidance. This guidance states that vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea are advised to: Pass through the area between 44 00 East in the Gulf of Aden and 13 00 N in the Southern Red Sea during the hours of darkness and exit the Traffic...... More


ReCAAP highlights security threat in southern Philippines

The incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships during the first six months of 2017 are at their lowest level for a decade, according to the latest Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) half-yearly report. The report reveals there were just 36 incidents reported by government enforcement agencie...... Login to view this article


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