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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Year 2003




The Round Table of international maritime associations comments on: EU proposals to amend Annex I of MARPOL 73/78

The Round Table of international maritime associations [BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO] support and actively participate in many of the EU initiatives aimed at improving safety at sea.... More


The Round Table of international maritime associations says it is time for the EU Commission and its Members States to deliver in respect of concrete measures on places of refuge

The Round Table of international maritime associations (BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Intercargo and INTERTANKO) wish to remind the European Union and its Member States on their duty to deliver detailed contingency plans and measures for Places of Refuge in their respective coastal waters to assist ships in distress.... More


INTERTANKO strengthens its presence for chemical tanker owners

To further enhance its service to chemical tanker owners INTERTANKO is pleased to announce the promotion of Captain Howard Snaith to Marine and Chemical Director. Captain Snaith joined INTERTANKO in 2000 as Marine Manager. In addition, Ms Margaret Doyle has been appointed as Chemical Manager.... More


INTERTANKO applauds US progress toward ratification of MARPOL Annex VI

On 15 May the White House released the message from President Bush transmitting to the US Senate the Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Annex VI).... More


INTERTANKO welcomes agreement on third tier supplementary fund at IMO Diplomatic Conference, further enhancing protection of oil pollution victims

Agreement on a Protocol to establish a supplementary third tier of compensation was reached at an IMO Diplomatic Conference 15 May 2003. The Protocol as adopted would establish a supplementary Fund, intended to provide compensation over and above that currently available under the 1992 Civil Liability/Fund regime, thereby creating a third tier of compensation for pollution damage caused by oil...... More


Report from IMO Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases 8th Session

The IMO Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases held its 8th Session (BLG8) met from 24 to 28 March 2003 at IMO, London. BLG is the IMO technical body dealing exclusively with matters linked to oil tankers, chemical tankers and gas carriers. INTERTANKO in full attendance with six members of the secretariat actively participated in BLG8. The Association made several submissions and participated in the Review of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78; Application of MARPOL Annex I requirements to FPSOs and FSUs ; Marine Safety data sheets for MARPOL Annex I cargoes and marine fuel oils; Revisions of MARPOL Annex II. ... More


INTERTANKO welcomes IMO initiative to lead in post-Prestige regulatory changes

INTERTANKO gives its wholehearted support to the initiative of IMO Secretary-General, William O’Neil and the European Commission Vice President Loyola de Palacio to meet and to discuss possible new measures needed to prevent accidents such as the Prestige from occurring again. ... More


The release of Captain Mangouras - Master of m/v 'Prestige'

The Round Table of Maritime Associations has welcomed the release last weekend of Captain Mangouras, Master of the ‘Prestige’, after 85 days in custody in a high security Spanish prison. ... More