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Sunday, December 17, 2017

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MEPC 71: Reduction of GHG emissions from international shipping

Members are reminded that MEPC 70 (October 2016), in response to the adoption of the Paris Agreement, adopted a Road Map for developing a comprehensive IMO Strategy on reduction of greenhouse gasses (GHGs) from international shipping. This task has been initiated by an MEPC Working Group, which held its first meeting the week before MEPC 71 when an outline of what the draft strategy which shoul...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO puts you in the picture

We have recently updated our website to include a number of photographs from INTERTANKO’s Annual Tanker Event in Houston and our Hellenic Mediterranean Panel’s 20th Anniversary dinner. A selection of images from the Houston Annual Tanker Event, which took place from 23-26 May, can be viewed here . Click here to see a selection of photographs from the HMP 20th Anniversary dinner on 6 April. If y...... Login to view this article


Full house for INTERTANKO seminar on LNG as a marine fuel

More than 40 guests joined INTERTANKO and Intercargo for a seminar on LNG as a marine fuel, which was held in our London office on Wednesday. The presentation delivered by Martial Claudepierre, LNG Business Development Manager with Bureau Veritas, covered all angels of the subject, including: Environmental regulations Reduction of CO2, NOx, PM and SOx emissions Why LNG as fuel? Economics CAPEX ...... Login to view this article


MEPC 71 agrees Ballast Water Management Convention implementation schedule

Agreement has been reached on when a ballast water management system should be installed under the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC). It was decided at the 71st session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71), which was held in London this week, that vessels constructed after 8 September 2017 should have a ballast water management system (BWMS) installed on...... Login to view this article


Phil Blanshard
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