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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

INTERTANKO TO SPEAK AT A SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE IN BREST, FRANCE

INTERTANKO will be represented by two speakers at the forthcoming conference “Towards Safer and Cleaner Seas”, 11-12 March in Brest, France. Dr. Nikos Mikelis, Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) has been invited to a round table discussion on the “Evolution of regulatory mechanisms”. Erik Ranheim, Manager of INTERTANKO’s Research and Projects Section, will deliver a paper on tanker performance and risk.

The conference is organised to coincide with IMO’s Third Research and Development Forum, with the aim of examining the present situation and evaluating current scientific, technical and legal initiatives concerning maritime safety and environmental protection, including lessons learned from the Erika incident. Further information about the conference can be found at http://www.cub-brest.fr/saferseas