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Saturday, March 24, 2018

No. 47/2002




Prestige tanker accident off coast of Galicia

Over the past week senior staff in INTERTANKO have handled in excess of 200 media enquiries and provided industry statistics and INTERTANKO positions, and background information on inter alia the IMO, places of refuge and the pollution compensation system. ... More


INTERTANKO welcomes European Parliament Resolution calling for full investigation into Prestige incident

The Association is however deeply disappointed that the Resolution appears to exclude the conduct of national and local authorities from the investigation. ... More


EU Commissioner De Palacio reacts to Prestige tanker incident

Speaking in Strasbourg, Commissioner De Palacio expressed her anger at the incident and said that it would not have happened had the EU Member States adopted the Erika I and II packages more rapidly. They were accused of “a lack of vision”. ... More


UK Corrosion 2002 Conference – 22-24 October 2002, Cardiff, Wales

Mr. Bjarne Thygesen, member of INTERTANKO’s Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC), gave a presentation on Crude Oil Tanker Cargo Tank Corrosion.... More


Industry booklet: ‘International Best Practices for Maritime Pilotage’

It is intended that every ocean-going vessel and all pilotage organisations in the world will receive a copy of this new, free booklet produced jointly by INTERTANKO, OCIMF and ICS.... More


Safety Alert – Television antennae interference with GPS

Certain consumer electronics-grade active VHF/UHF marine television antennas are causing operational degradation in the performance of Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers.... More


Media Awareness Course in Athens 27 November – Are you prepared?

Register today for a half-day Media Awareness Course and be prepared to respond to the media following an incident. ... More


INTERTANKO Technical and Marine Operation Publications

Order today from the INTERTANKO Library.... More



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