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Sustainability

Sustainability

The aim of INTERTANKO’s Sustainability Campaign is to realign the industry's key stakeholders in pursuit/support of the recreation of balanced trading conditions and fair risk sharing.

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Ballast Water FAQs

FAQs on US Ballast Water Regulations USCG Policy on UV BWMS - 27 March 2014 Question: US policy versus the UV systems - we have decided to use UV systems on our ships. Decision made last year. After the decision was taken, we realised the US may have some concerns with the performance of the UV devices. Is there any further information on the acceptance of UV based BWMS? Answer: The...

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Bunkers

Bunkers

Visit this page for various bunkers articles. Here you will also find information on Avoiding bad bunkers; Bunker non-compliance - IMO reports; IMO bunker sampling guidelines; Hydrogen sulphide in bunkers and crude oil; Bunker Deviation Clause; Protection of bunker tanks; and Bunker alerts.

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Chemical

Chemical

INTERTANKO continues to represent over 80% of the world’s parcel tanker and chemical tanker fleet. The Chemical Tanker Committee has continued is work by holding meetings at various strategic locations throughout the year. Membership of the Committee has continued to grow over the past year. Inert Gas Inert Gas and its application has continued to remain on the top of the Committee’s work...

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Documentary

Documentary

This is where you can find the latest Documentary articles. You can access more specific areas within the Documentary section by accessing the drop-down menu below.

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Environment

Environment

INTERTANKO Policy

INTERTANKO Guidance

- INTERTANKO Decision Tree on US Ballast Water Rule

- INTERTANKO Model Extension Request (MER) Letter

Latest developments: USCG and EPA

Latest developments: IMO

Overview of the Issue

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Human Element

INTERTANKO’s Council established a new committee in 2005 focusing on the human element in recognition of the crucial importance of this aspect to the tanker industry and to all aspects of the Association’s technical and operational work. This committee is called the Human Element in Shipping Committee (HEiSC). In addition to considering the attraction, training and retention of seafarers, this...

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Insurance and Legal

Insurance and Legal

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Marine safety

Marine safety

In this section you can find the latest artices on Marine safety, as well as sections on Ship-to-Ship Operations; Need for effective BMP implementation re GoA piracy - and crew training; COSPAS-SARSAT; North American Issues; Casualties; Pilotage and Lifeboats.

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Navigation

Navigation

INTERTANKO's Navigation Working Group is a working group within the INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC). This section is where you can find information pertaining to this important area.

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Ports and Terminals

Ports and Terminals

This section is where you will find the latest Ports and Terminals articles as published in Weekly NEWS, as well as other articles on the subjects detailed in the drop-down menu below.

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Security

Security

This is where you will find the latest security bulletins. For more specific areas, please use the drop down menu below and choose from the list.

 

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Technical

Technical

The Technical topic page houses a myriad features including technical articles as published in Weekly NEWS as well as a number of sub-headings including Annex VI, INTERTANKO Model Clauses and IMO meeting papers to name but a few.

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Vetting & Port State Control

Vetting & Port State Control

Vetting Committee Key issues: SMART Vetting Whilst affecting all members, this issue particularly impacts the chemical parcel trade where, on one voyage, a ship with more than one cargo and more than one customer the vessel could be required to have more than one inspection, potentially with one inspection company accepting the vessel and another not accepting the vessel; aspects regarding...

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Worldscale

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