The Chemical Tanker Sub-committee Americas (CTSCA) holds its first meeting

The CTSCA (Chemical Tanker Sub-committee Americas) held its first meeting in Washington DC on the 7 April 2003 in conjunction with the INTERTANKO Tanker Event.

The Sub-committee has been specifically formed to enhance the feedback to and from chemical tanker owner members in the Americas, to enhance the work currently undertaken by the Chemical Tanker Committee and to liase on regional chemical tanker issue in the Americas. In addition to setting out the Terms of Reference, which will be passed through Council for approval in the usual manner, issues on the CTSCA meeting agenda included.

  • High Interest Vessel Boardings in the USA and how to develop consistency between COTP Zones regarding HIV boardings
  • MARPOL Annex II Revisions
  • An update on the USCG Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC)
  • A discussion of the Advance Notice of Arrival Changes (as of 1 April 2003) and the effect on chemical tankers


Margaret Doyle