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Revised EU Sulphur Directive approved by the European COUNCIL

In a follow-up report on our article of 14 September 2012 (WN #37), we can report that the revised EU Sulphur Directive has been also approved by the EU Council this week. Germany, however, opposed the text, saying "taken as a whole, Germany does not support the proposal" , which serves to highlight the problems of distortion of competition between North and South, among other things. During th...... More


INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Sub-committee of the Americas (CTSCA) meets in Houston, Texas

The autumn meeting of the INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Sub-committee of the Americas (CTSCA #19) was held on 31 October 2012 in Houston, Texas and covered, among other things, issues with port state control inspections, the ongoing revision of the IBC Code and revisions to inert gas regulations, as well as an update on the IMO requirements for ballast water management. The meeting was chaired by...... More


Weekly News banner advertising – make your presence felt

Your Weekly News electronic newsletter goes out to more than 2,400 recipients each and every week to a targeted, enthusiastic readership. Did you know that there are opportunities for you to advertise your company and services through this medium? There are still a few weekly slots available for 2012 so if you would like to promote your organisation through INTERTANKO’s Weekly News bulletin,...... More


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



14 November 2012 – Executive Committee, London
15 November 2012 – Council Meeting, London
16 November 2012 – Insurance and Legal Committee, London
23 November 2012 – Asian Panel, Hong Kong
04 December 2012 – INTERTANKO/Intercargo Open House, London

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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

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