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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

No. 32 2012- 17 Aug




Panama circular reiterates lifeboat release and retrieval system requirements

The Panama Maritime Authority has issued Circular MMC-250 confirming, among other things, that all types of existing lifeboat on-load release and retrieval systems design shall be reviewed, and the performance test witnessed by an Administration or by a ‘Recognised Organisation’ before 1 July 2013 in accordance with MSC.1Circ.1392. Failing to carry out the above shall result in the release and...... More


Work in progress to simplify ‘Ship Operator Crew Matrix’ CDI/SIRE database

Following a number of requests, work is now in progress to provide a simpler solution for ship operators to update the “Ship Operator Crew Matrix” on both the CDI and SIRE databases. The new process At the time of a CDI inspection, the CDI inspector will continue to record the crew matrix information in exactly the same style and format as contained in the existing CDI Ship Inspection Report,...... More



06 September 2012 – INTERTANKO Executive Committee Meeting, Rome
12 September 2012 – INTERTANKO Documentary Committee, London
12 September 2012 – Member-only ECDIS Lunchtime Workshop, London
20 September 2012 – INTERTANKO Environmental Committee, Rome
20-21 September 2012 – INTERTANKO Bunker Sub-committee, Rome
21-22 September 2012 – INTERTANKO Environmental Committee/ISTEC, Rome
02 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Seafarers Vetting Seminar, Manila
03-04 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Vetting Committee and Seminar, Singapore
10 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Northern European Panel, London
10 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Committee, London
11 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
23 October 2012 – INTERTANKO North American Panel, Houston
31 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee, Houston
31 October 2012 – INTERTANKO Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro
14 November 2012 – INTERTANKO Executive Committee, London
15 November 2012 – INTERTANKO Council, London
23 November 2012 – INTERTANKO Asian Panel, Hong Kong

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Guide on the Selection and Installation of Ballast Water Management Systems for Tankers

INTERTANKO’s Guide on the Selection and Installation of Ballast Water Management Systems for Tankers has been developed to assist tanker owners during the selection, assessment and installation of Ballast Water Management (BWM) systems for existing and newbuilding tankers. It has been developed using experience and guidance from INTERTANKO Members on the Environmental Committee and INTERTANKO’s...... More


Oil Pollution Legislation in Littoral States of the USA – get your copy now!

INTERTANKO published its first review of US state oil pollution laws in 1993 in response to the US Oil Pollution Act 1990. Following the Deepwater Horizon spill, we now publish a timely update of US State oil pollution laws focusing on the parties responsible, the range of claims, and potential financial liability. This publication is an essential guide for any tanker owner trading to US ports....... More


INTERTANKO’S Guide to the Vetting Process 9th edition now available

INTERTANKO's Guide to the Vetting Process has been completely revised and expanded into a new 9th edition which is now available in hard copy and as an electronic e-book. It contains concise, yet comprehensive descriptions of the principal tanker vetting systems and the screening process, as well as up-to-date information on the different ship inspection systems of oil and chemical companies,...... More