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10.12.2013

Is the $300m tanker vetting industry out of control?

Press release 9 December 2013   Is the $300m tanker vetting industry out of control?   The vetting inspections of tankers by oil companies are proliferating in frequency, rising steadily in cost and, at an estimated $300m a year, are well on the way to running out of control. The Ship Inspection Report (SIRE) programme developed by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) intended...... More

05.12.2013

INTERTANKO welcomes IMO Assembly Resolution on Ballast Water Management

INTERTANKO welcomes the agreement reached this week by the IMO’s Member States in revising the implementation schedule for the Ballast Water Management Convention and urges all Governments to adhere to this new schedule.... More

15.11.2013

INTERTANKO celebrates Capt Mangouras’ acquittal from charges of criminal damage to the environment, but deeply disappointed at his criminal conviction for disobedience

Press release Friday 15 November 2013 INTERTANKO celebrates Capt Mangouras’ acquittal from charges of criminal damage to the environment, but deeply disappointed at his criminal conviction for disobedience. INTERTANKO, its Members and the tanker industry have cause to celebrate that, eleven years after the event, the Master of the Prestige , Captain Mangouras, and the vessel’s Chief Engineer...... Login to view this article

17.07.2013

Witherbys to manage the sales and distribution of INTERTANKO publications.

Witherbys to manage the sales and distribution of INTERTANKO publications. INTERTANKO and Witherby Publishing Group (Witherbys), the specialist publisher of marine training, reference and regulatory materials, are delighted to announce that they have reached an agreement whereby Witherbys will manage the sales and distribution of INTERTANKO's publications. From 1st July 2013, publications such ...... More

21.05.2013

INTERTANKO applauds IMO progress on the Ballast Water Management Convention

In line with the INTERTANKO-led joint proposal last year, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to a rescheduling of the International Ballast Water Management Convention implementation dates, which will smooth the installation scheduling for ships installing ballast water management systems (BWMS), a trial period for port state control and new guidance on BWMS type approvals.

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06.04.2013

Safety Data Sheets for Chemical Tankers – an information paper for the industry

Safety Data Sheets for Chemical Tankers – an information paper for the industry. INTERTANKO, the International Parcel Tankers Association (IPTA), the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI), the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC) have completed a comprehensive information paper on the requirements for Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for Chemical...... More