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Thursday, October 18, 2018

INTERTANKO REPRESENTED AT THE ESPH WORKING GROUP MEETING

The Evaluation of Safety Pollution Hazardous (ESPH) Working Group of the BLG Sub-Committee met at IMO this week to review the revisions to Annex 11 of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code.

INTERTANKO was represented at IMO this week at the Evaluation of Safety Pollution Hazardous (ESPH) Working Group meeting of the BLG Sub-Committee. The working group is reviewing the revisions of Annex 11 of MARPOL 73/78 and the IBC Code together with the pollution evaluation of chemicals that would impact the consequences for a 3- or 5-tier category system of pollution, as well as new criteria for ship typing.

 

A detailed report will be given in the Weekly NEWS next week.

 

Contact: Howard Snaith, e-mail: howard.snaith@intertanko.com