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Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7) released

The seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7) has now been released and is available to download by clicking here . The new edition comes into effect on 17 September 2018. The revision brings the VIQ up to date with changes in legislation and best practices, while the overall number of questions has been reduced by close to 90 questions, following a review by the SIRE...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO’s leading role and industry’s concerted efforts to develop joint submissions to IMO’s Intersessional Working Group on Air Pollution (ISWG-AP1, 9~13 July 2018)

IMO has set a global limit for sulphur content in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% m/m (mass by mass) from 1 January 2020. Many ships are expected to comply with the 2020 regulatory framework by choosing to use 0.50% m/m sulphur content compliant fuel oils. In order to ensure consistent implementation of the 2020 sulphur content limit, an IMO’s intersessional working group on air pollution...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO meets Korean Minister of Oceans and Fisheries

The Minister of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Kim Young-choon, held a round table at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane with senior shipping industry representatives on 12 June 2018. INTERTANKO’s Managing Director, Ms. Katharina Stanzel, met with the Minister and outlined the role of INTERTANKO, the safety- and environment-oriented tanker industry and key themes relating ...... Login to view this article


Rome: Members invited to attend OCIMF’s Europe and Africa Panel on 19 June

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has invited INTERTANKO Members to join them at their first Europe and Africa Regional Marine Forum at the Parco Principi Grand Hotel & SPA in Rome on 19 June. You will know the venue because it is the same location, and the day before, INTERTANKO’s Annual Tanker Event, and is preceded by an evening reception on 18 June (which INTERTANKO Membe...... Login to view this article


Phil Blanshard
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