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No. 36 2012 - 14 Sept




EMSA’s new Executive Director speaks on Agency’s priorities

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Comittee (TRAN) this week invited Mr Markku Mylly, EMSA’s new Executive Director, to discuss the Agency’s priorites for the coming years. Addressing the Committee, Mylly stressed that he will bring his maritime and managerial experience to EMSA in order to build on the Agency’s good reputation and  improve its visibility viv-à-vis the EU Member...... More

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INTERTANKO participates at China Oil Transportation Conference, Nanjing

INTERTANKO presented on the sustainability of the industry and its performance in terms of safety and the environment earlier this week at the China Oil Transportation Safety Forum (COTSF) in Nanjing. The China Classification Society (CCS), supported by Sinotrans/CSC Nanjing Tankers as well as by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), organised this third COTSF. The tanker-specific...... More

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San Francisco Bay – temporary America’s Cup safety zone 2-3 October

The US Coast Guard (USCG) is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of San Francisco Bay on 2-3 October in order to regulate on-water activities associated with the 2012 America ’ s Cup World Series regattas.   A full announcement has been made in Federal Register Vol. 77 (77 Fed. Reg. 54815 ) , under Docket No. USCG – 2012 – 0736. Click here to see the announcement in full.   Sourc...... More



20 September 2012 – Environmental Committee, Rome
20-21 September 2012 – Bunker Sub-committee, Rome
21-22 September 2012 – Environmental Committee/ISTEC, Rome
02 October 2012 – Seafarers Vetting Seminar, Manila
03-04 October 2012 – Vetting Committee and Seminar, Singapore
10 October 2012 – Northern European Panel, London
10 October 2012 – Chemical Tanker Committee, London
11 October 2012 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
23 October 2012 – North American Panel, Houston
31 October 2012 – Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee, Houston
31 October 2012 – Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro
12-13 November 2012 - Human Element in Shipping Committee, London                           
14 November 2012 – Executive Committee, London
15 November 2012 – Council, London
23 November 2012 – 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

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