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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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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


MEPC 71: Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI

The following Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, which has an entry into force date of 1 January 2019, were agreed at the 71st session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71), which was held in London last week. Designation of the Baltic Sea and the North Sea as NOx Emission Control Areas Amendments establishing the North Sea Area and the Baltic Sea Area as NOx Tier III...... Login to view this article


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