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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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‘Heart of the tanker industry’ gathers in Singapore

The Grand Ballroom of the Capella Singapore proved the perfect setting for this year’s INTERTANKO Annual Dinner. The evening was marked by good humour, a celebration of life at sea, and a moving tribute to industry and INTERTANKO stalwart, Lars Mossberg, who passed away in December. Welcoming more than 160 guests at ‘the heart of the tanker industry’, INTERTANKO chairman Nikolas Tsakos declared...... Login to view this article


Tanker Summit hits the heights in Singapore

INTERTANKO’s 2016 Tanker Summit lived up to its billing as THE high-level forum where industry leaders discuss key commercial, strategic and operational questions driving our sector. This year’s discussions were enhanced by the use of ‘Pigeonhole’ an online application which allowed delegates to submit questions (anonymously if they wished) to the panellists via their mobile devices. Opening th...... Login to view this article


Guidelines on Cyber Risk Management adopted at IMO

In a surprising move, taking into account the rapidity that these guidelines were developed, IMO adopted interim guidelines on Cyber Risk Management at MSC96 for immediate application. These guidelines will be issued shortly by the IMO secretariat, but the text of the guidance can be downloaded here. The Guidelines are intended to provide high-level recommendations for maritime cyber risk...... Login to view this article


Bureau Veritas issues IGC Code gap analysis document

The IMO’s revised International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) will enter into force on 1 July 2016. The IGC Code was first adopted in 1983 to provide an international standard for the safe carriage by sea of liquefied gases and this new IGC Code is the first major revision. The Revised IGC Code was adopted on 22 May 2014 by Resoluti...... Login to view this article


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