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Monday, December 11, 2017

No. 19/2002

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10.05.2002

SHIP RECYCLING - BASEL CONVENTION UPDATE

Following discussions at the last meeting of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) earlier this year, the Basel Convention Technical and Legal Working Groups will meet in Geneva next week (21 – 24 May) to further discuss the issue of the ship recycling. More specifically the applicability of the Basel Convention on transboundary movement of hazardous materials to ship recycling...... More

10.05.2002

INTERTANKO APPLAUDS US PROGRESS TOWARDS RATIFICATION OF INTERNATIONAL AIR POLLUTION ACCORDS

Last week the US Environmental Protection Agency issued its long-awaited proposed domestic regulation on limiting vessel-source air pollution from large (Category 3) marine diesel engines. The EPA proposal contains hopeful news - a statement that EPA ‘is preparing the appropriate documents for the President to submit Annex VI to the Senate for its advice and consent to ratification’. This...... More

10.05.2002

RADIO DIRECTION FINDER (RDF) EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES

Attention is drawn to the requirements of regulation 19 (carriage requirements for shipborne navigation systems and equipment), specifically to radio direction finder (RDF) apparatus, in the amendments to Chapter V of SOLAS 74, which were adopted by Resolution MSC.99 (73).... More

10.05.2002

RIVER PLATE PILOTAGE RULES CHANGED TO END ABUSES

As from 1 February, several changes were made to the River Plate pilotage regulations which will affect all deepsea shipping.... More

10.05.2002

CONCERN REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO IHO OPERATING STANDARDS

Marine Press of Canada is a distributor of nautical charts and publications and an associate member of INTERTANKO. It is in this regard that they have sent to INTERTANKO a copy of their April newsletter "Latitude Longitude", in which they raise their concerns regarding proposed changes to the International Hydrographic Office (IHO) operating standards and the possible effect these may have upon...... More