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19.06.2000

INTERTANKO APPLAUDS WASHINGTON STATE DECISION TO REPEAL TANKER RULES

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (“INTERTANKO”) welcomes recent actions by the State of Washington to repeal 11 state regulations governing tank vessel activity in that State.... More

15.06.2000

INTERTANKO INFORMS EQUASIS THAT ‘RUSTBUCKET OF THE MONTH’ IS NOT PART OF ITS MEMBERSHIP FLEET

INTERTANKO would like to point out that the tanker Nunki - currently touted as the European port state control authority's "Rustbucket of the Month" - is NOT part of the Association¹s membership fleet, as is indicated in the EQUASIS database.... More

19.05.2000

INTERTANKO CALLS ON MIDDLE EAST GOVERNMENTS AND OIL COMPANIES TO PROMOTE QUALITY SHIPPING, CLEAN SEAS

Dagfinn Lunde, the Managing Director of INTERTANKO, has called on Middle East states and oil companies active in the region to support responsible tanker owners’ efforts to secure further improvements in tanker safety and pollution prevention.... More

10.05.2000

US may cut port fees for owners of quality ships

INTERTANKO welcomes the news of possible cuts in US port fees for quality ships.... More

07.03.2000

US SUPREME COURT SUPPORTS INTERTANKO IN WASHINGTON STATE CASE

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued an unanimous ruling upholding the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners’ (“INTERTANKO’s”) challenge to Washington State regulations affecting tank vessel traffic in that State. The opinion of the Court, authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, found that the State of Washington erred in enacting legislation in an area where a federa...... More

08.02.2000

INTERTANKO urges IACS to investigate the Erika accident

In the aftermath of the Erika accident, INTERTANKO's Executive Committee held a meeting recently in London and addressed i.a. the crucial role played by the Classification Societies and their association, the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), in the international safety regime. ... More