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Sunday, July 22, 2018

INTERTANKO SEMINAR IN ATHENS ON 20 SEPTEMBER

In conjunction with the INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum Meetings, a seminar was organised in which some 30 member companies were represented. Tim Wilkins, Secretary of INTERTANKO’s Environmental Sub-committee addressed a number of items including:

* Ship recycling:

Basic elements of the Code of Practice, Future programmes at IMO, and possible mandatory requirements.

* Anti-fouling paints:

Summary of issues to be addressed at the IMO Diplomatic Conference in October.

* Ballast Water Management:

Explanation of the urgency of the international Convention, 2003. Summary of issues, alternative technology and standards to be achieved.

Dr. Timothy Gunner, INTERTANKO’s Consultant, addressed several items including:

*  VOCON - Measurement and assessment of VOC emissions

*  CRUMECOM - Control and correction of Measurement Tables

*  Possible solutions to limit VOC emissions

Contact: Tim Wilkins tim.wilkins@intertanko.com