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Friday, March 23, 2018

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HM Queen Elizabeth II visits IMO on its 70th Anniversary

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited the International Maritime Headquarters on 6th March to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the International Maritime Organisation. Following a welcome speech by Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO, she unveiled a commemorative plaque which read: THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN ON THE OCCASION OF HER...... Login to view this article


Joint-Industry Alert on Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Two tankers have been hijacked in the last four weeks in the Gulf of Guinea. This, coupled with the number of attacks and kidnappings of seafarers in this region has alarmed the international shipping industry. The Round Table of Shipping Associations and OCIMF are working with the International Coordination Centre (ICC) and navies to address the security considerations. However, in response to...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO, ICS and BIMCO issue guidance as Yemen Conflict Forces new security recommendations

In response to the threats arising from the conflict in Yemen, BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO have published interim guidance on maritime security in the southern Red Sea and Bab al-Mandeb. Shipowners and operators should be aware of new threat patterns in the area. The European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) and the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) have advised that a range of threats other than piracy...... More


INTERTANKO hosts Athens office warming party and vasilopita cutting

Members gathered at INTERTANKO's Athens Office to cut the vasilopita cake and welcome in the New Year. The event also served as an office-warming for INTERTANKO's Athens office which opened in June last year. INTERTANKO Chairman Nikos Tsakos and former Hellenic Mediterranean Panel Vice Chairman Dimitris Patrikios cut the Vasilopita and ensured that each of the Association's offices and its...... Login to view this article


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