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31.10.2014 - 11:25 GMT

USCG provides further guidance on AMS ballast systems

Following recent exchanges between INTERTANKO and the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the USCG has confirmed that there is no regulatory provision for the CG to remove an Alternate Management...... Login to view this article

17.10.2014 - 14:00 GMT

MEPC 67: IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations

At its 67th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to commence a review of the ballast water management system (BWMS)...... Login to view this article

17.10.2014 - 11:22 GMT

MEPC 67: Proposals for improvement of the IMO framework on VOC emissions – discussions postponed

Norway submitted a document to MEPC 67 which suggests a number of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 15 with the view of further reducing Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) emissions from...... Login to view this article

17.10.2014 - 11:18 GMT

IMO MEPC 67 – in brief

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its 67th session from 13 to 17 October 2014 in London.  The following items of interest t...... Login to view this article


20.04.2010 - 11:17 GMT

NMVOC Management Plan - FAQs for Training

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16.02.2010 - 12:00 GMT

VOC Manual Guidance

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Tim Wilkins
Regional Manager Asia-Pacific,
Senior Manager, Environmental
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