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Saturday, January 20, 2018

INTERTANKO’S IBERIAN PENINSULAR SEMINAR HELD IN MADRID THIS WEEK

Over 20 representatives from Spanish and Portuguese members and associate members together with attendees from the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA), the Spanish Safety Agency and Spanish MEPs in the European Parliament’s Transport Committee participated and contributed at the Iberian Peninsular Seminar held in Madrid on 26 and 27 June.

Over 20 representatives from Spanish and Portuguese members and associate members together with attendees from the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA), the Spanish Safety Agency and Spanish MEPs in the European Parliament’s Transport Committee participated and contributed at the Iberian Peninsular Seminar held in Madrid on 26 and 27 June. INTERTANKO was represented by Peter Swift, Erik Ranheim, Ketil Djønne and the Regional Manager for Spain and Portugal Sally Woulfe.

The seminar opened with a presentation on the State of the Industry and the tanker industry’s response to a changing business environment, which was followed by an update on INTERTANKO’s work programme and European issues and activities. INTERTANKO representatives also met the Director General of the Directorate on Maritime Affairs, Mr Jose Luis Lopez-Sors. Issues discussed with him included places of refuge, air emissions, environmental liability, and oil pollution liability and compensation.

INTERTANKO is very grateful to the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) for having hosted the seminar and for their invaluable help in coordinating the event. ANAVE is also congratulated on its 50th Anniversary, which was celebrated at a dinner on 27 June with representatives of the ECSA Board, the Vice President of the European Commission Loyola de Palacio, the Spanish Transport Minister Francisco Albarez Cascos, ANAVE President and INTERTANKO Council member Alfredo Pardo, ECSA President Emanuele Grimaldi, many Spanish shipowners, INTERTANKO representatives and others.

Copies of the presentations are available on this site under General information - Presentations

Contact: Sally Woulfe sally.woulfe@intertanko.com