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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

No. 29/2006

  • 31 August – Documentary Committee meeting, Stavanger
  • 14-16 September - Tripartite Meeting, Seoul
  • 19 September - Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
  • 21 September – Bunker Sub-committee meeting, Athens
  • 22-23 September – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee meeting, Spetses
  • 2 October – Vetting Seminar, London
  • 3 October – Vetting Committee meeting, London
  • 3 October – Tanker Chartering Seminar, Mumbai
  • 23 October – Insurance & Legal Committee meeting, London
  • 2-3 November - World Shipping (China) Summit, Shenzhen
  • 8 November – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 14-15 November – INTERTANKO Council meeting, London
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    Concern over Swedish ruling on ship structure and machinery

    In a worrying final ruling by the Swedish Environmental Court , it is reported that the local authorities have been awarded the power to enforce requirements on ships entering their waters. These powers will extend to specifying the type of equipment to be carried on board vessels operating in municipality waters. The ruling appears to extend beyond just Swedish flag vessels and applies to all...... More


    Interim report from IMO Safety of Navigation Sub-committee (NAV 52)

    The 52 nd session of the IMO Safety of Navigation Sub-committee (NAV 52) took place this week in London .    INTERTANKO was present during the meetings, which encompassed various issues which are still under discussion as we go to press.   Ø        Evaluation of the use of the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) and Electronic Navigation Chart (ENC) developments. Ø       ...... More


    IMO News Release on the Eastern Mediterranean situation

    The IMO recently issued a News Release regarding the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean . The IMO commented as follows:   "In the humanitarian crisis surrounding the current escalation of hostilities in the eastern Mediterranean , the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has expressed concern for the safe evacuation by sea of persons affected by the conflict and for the safety of...... More


    Tokyo MOU announces results of the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL 73/78 Annex I

    From February to April 2006 the members of the Tokyo MOU undertook a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex I in conjunction with the Paris MOU. The purpose of the CIC was to verify whether the oil filtering equipment is installed, maintained and operated appropriately and whether pollution prevention arrangements and procedures are properly followed on board ships. 4,603 ships...... More


    Port State Control integrity

    Further to earlier Weekly NEWS articles over the last year or so, the INTERTANKO Vetting Committee continues to solicit input from members, on a confidential basis , on any incidents where the integrity of Port State Control (PSC) is not being upheld.   Should members experience any such incidents we ask that they convey them to Howard Snaith .   We assure members that any reports received will...... More


    MARPOL Annex II reception facility questionnaire

    We have received a poor response to our request a couple of weeks ago. We would be grateful if chemical tanker owners would kindly complete and return this short questionnaire as soon as possible please. INTERTANKO has kept you advised of the work being undertaken regarding reception facilities both within the Port Reception Facility Forum and within the IMO. We recently advised you of the...... More