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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

ISTEC elects Thenamaris’ Dean Tseretopoulos as its new Chairman

ISTEC held its 24th meeting in Dubai in conjunction with the Dubai Tanker Event. As already announced, Dr. Nikos Mikelis has served his term as ISTEC Chairman and the Committee elected Dean Tseretopoulos, Technical Director, Thenamaris Ships Management Inc., as its new Chairman. 

ISTEC expressed great appreciation and thanks to Dr. Nikos Mikelis for his significant contribution in strengthening INTERTANKO’s technical work during his four year chairmanship.

ISTEC had a joint session with the INTERCARGO Technical Committee (CASTEC) to explore how to coordinate their activities.   The Committees agreed to work together on several topics and for CASTEC members to join the ISTEC working groups.

Presentations were made by Mr. Alex Johnston of Lloyd’s Register on the joint tanker project – Development of Common Structural Rules for Oil Tankers: as an IACS pilot project’ and by Mr. Andrea Zamburlini of Bureau Veritas on the rule development for bulk carriers, including the new joint Bulker Project.

Click here to download a photograph ‘ISTEC in session -   Dean Tseretopoulos shows Permanent Means of Access on a new building’

Click here to download a photograph ‘Nikos Mikelis completing his ISTEC Chairmanship’

Draft minutes from the ISTEC meeting will be available shortly.

Contact: Dragos Rauta