Important decisions taken by ISTEC on a number of issues

As previously announced the INTERTANKO Technical, Safety and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) held its 26th meeting in London on 4-5 February 2005. Decisions were taken on the following issues:

  • IACS Common Rules for tankers,
  • Industry guide to tanker maintenance.
  • Follow-up to Bahamas Prestige Accident Report recommendations
  • Ice Rules for tankers
  • Definition of “heavy grades of oil” (OCIMF paper at IMO)

Click here for a brief report.

Contact: Dragos Rauta