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Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Hellenic Mediterranean Panel and 2020 Marine Fuel Forum taking place next week

INTERTANKO will offer its Hellenic Mediterranean Panel a 2020 Marine Fuel Forum, bringing in a unique team of experts from around the world to bring a degree of clarity to the complex issue of the availability, operational practicality and challenges of compliance in 2020 with regulation on the use of low sulphur marine fuels. The Forum Panellists will be moderated by Stavros Hatzigrigoris,...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO releases Ballast Water Contingency Measures for Tankers

INTERTANKO has released ‘Ballast Water Contingency Measures for Tankers’ in order to provide Members with guidance on practical contingency measures that may be considered in the event of a Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) failure. In light of the entry into force of the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) as well as the step change in enforcement of the United States Coast...... Login to view this article


IMO SSE5: Detailed reviews of proceedings

As we mentioned last week, the IMO held its 5th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 5) from March 12-16. Discussion items included: Draft amendments to the LSA Code regarding ventilation on totally enclosed Lifeboats Uniform Implementation of of the LSA Code IACS UI SC144(Rev.3, Oct 2017) – surveyor’s presence Guidelines for cold ironing of ships and of...... Login to view this article


HM Queen Elizabeth II visits IMO on its 70th Anniversary

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited the International Maritime Headquarters on 6th March to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the International Maritime Organisation. Following a welcome speech by Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO, she unveiled a commemorative plaque which read: THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN ON THE OCCASION OF HER...... Login to view this article


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