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No. 25 2012 - 22 Jun



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IMO’s MSC guidelines for private security companies

The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), at its ninetieth session (16 to 25 May 2012) agreed to develop guidance for private maritime security companies (see WN 21/2012 ). The MSC guidance is intended to complement existing guidance, and further assist policy development at national level with the aim of facilitating greater harmonisation of policies at an international level regarding the...... More

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UK-led piracy Ransom Task Force debates ransom ban

Members will recall that, at the London Conference on Somalia in February this year (See WN No. 8/2012 ), the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, pledged:   "Let’s create an international taskforce on ransoms. And let’s set the ultimate ambition of stopping these payments because in the end they only ensure that crime pays."   Hilary Clinton also commented that:   "And we welcome the UK's...... More



26 June 2012 – INTERTANKO/Intercargo Lunchtime Seminar, London
03 July 2012 – INTERTANKO Worldscale Committee, London
11 October 2012 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
23 October 2012 – INTERTANKO North American Panel, Houston, Texas
31 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Guide on the Selection and Installation of Ballast Water Management Systems for Tankers

INTERTANKO’s Guide on the Selection and Installation of Ballast Water Management Systems for Tankers has been developed to assist tanker owners during the selection, assessment and installation of Ballast Water Management (BWM) systems for existing and newbuilding tankers. It has been developed using experience and guidance from INTERTANKO Members on the Environmental Committee and INTERTANKO’s...... More


Oil Pollution Legislation in Littoral States of the USA – get your copy now!

INTERTANKO published its first review of US state oil pollution laws in 1993 in response to the US Oil Pollution Act 1990. Following the Deepwater Horizon spill, we now publish a timely update of US State oil pollution laws focusing on the parties responsible, the range of claims, and potential financial liability. This publication is an essential guide for any tanker owner trading to US ports....... More


INTERTANKO’S Guide to the Vetting Process 9th edition now available

INTERTANKO's Guide to the Vetting Process has been completely revised and expanded into a new 9th edition which is now available in hard copy and as an electronic e-book. It contains concise, yet comprehensive descriptions of the principal tanker vetting systems and the screening process, as well as up-to-date information on the different ship inspection systems of oil and chemical companies,...... More