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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Houston 2017 – sponsorship opportunities available

The INTERTANKO 2017 Annual Tanker Event will be held during the week commencing 22 May 2017 at the Houstonian Hotel, Houston, TX and there are many ways for you to show your support. Most sponsorship opportunities come with multiple benefits and there are packages to suit most budgets. For further information, including a comprehensive price list, please click here. Should you require any...... Login to view this article


Malta takes over Presidency of the Council of the EU

Malta took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU at the beginning of January and will hold it until the end of June. This is the first time the country has held the EU Presidency.  Maritime transport will be one of the Presidency’s key priorities, together with other areas including migration, single market, security, social inclusion and Europe’s neighbourhood. Malta is keen on...... Login to view this article


Latest version of IACS Blue Book available to download

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has announced the publication of its 2017 Blue Book. This resource, available to everyone free of charge, is an electronic library of technical resolutions adopted by IACS as a result of its technical work. It contains: IACS Unified Requirements that IACS members incorporate into their Rules. Unified Interpretations of IMO...... Login to view this article


Further information on latest USCG BWMS Type Approvals

Following the announcement on 23 December 2016 that the US Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Center has approved two more ballast water management systems (BWMS), INTERTANKO has obtained additional information on the two new type approvals. To date, the USCG has issued type approval certificates to three manufacturers: Optimarin, OceanSaver and Alfa Laval. The three type approval certificates have...... Login to view this article


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