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London October 2016

INTERCARGO members attended our next Technical and Executive Committee meetings in Singapore on Monday and Tuesday 7 and 8 March. Next meetings of both Committees and the AGM will be held in London on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 October 2016. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more information.

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Singapore March 2016

Our Technical and Executive Committee meetings were held successfully in Singapore on Monday and Tuesday 7 and 8 March respectively.

The meetings took place at The Four Seasons Hotel, located on Orchard Boulevard in Singapore and followed by our traditional Gala Dinner, to which All INTERCARGO Members and invited Guests were welcome to attend.

Technical and Executive Committee meetings are open to Full INTERCARGO Members of each Committee. Non-Technical Committee Full Members are more than welcome to participate as observers, subject to space availability.

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Member News

Issues Update

  • Zika virus (Other issues) 27-Jul-2016

    27 Jul 2016: With many thanks to our member Videotel for their new safety and training video about the Zika virus, you are invited to circulate following webpage link across your offices for free access to the video and a...

  • Assessment of UV BWMS under US Type Approval Testing (Environmental Legislation Issues) 13-Jul-2016

    13 July 2016:- The U.S. Coast Guard has denied appeals from four ballast water treatment system manufacturers to allow the most probable number (MPN) method for determining the efficacy of systems. • On Dec 14, 2015, USCG...

  • USCG and Ballast Water Management (BWM) System Approval (Environmental Legislation Issues) 13-Jul-2016

    13 July 2016:- The U.S. Coast Guard has denied appeals from four ballast water treatment system manufacturers to allow the most probable number (MPN) method for determining the efficacy of systems. • On Dec 14, 2015, USCG...

  • Bauxite (Cargoes Issues) 24-Jun-2016

    16 Jun 2016:- The need for continued vigilance and awareness of the potential cargo risks that may be involved when carrying solid bulk cargoes was again highlighted by the sinking of the bulk carrier “Bulk Jupiter” on 2 Jan...

  • Coal (Cargoes Issues) 24-Jun-2016

    24 Jun 2016:- On 22 Jun 2016 we met and sought input from four P&I clubs on safety transport of coal cargo. Here is to report a few issues raised during the meeting for member reference regarding coal cargo: Coal from...

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“INTERCARGO’s vision is for a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly dry cargo maritime industry where its member’s ships serve world trade – operating competitively, safely and profitably.”

INTERCARGO represents the interests of 76 Full and 61 Associate members who between them own and operate about 1,100 dry cargo ships. INTERCARGO promotes the interests of its members at IMO and IACS, INTERCARGO works closely with the other members of the Round Table of international maritime associations (BIMCO, ICS and INTERTANKO) to promote a safe, high quality, efficient and profitable industry.

Benefits to Members

• Participation in the drafting strategy for the dry bulk and the wider shipping industry.

• Be part of an association dedicated to quality and safety, with better than average performance in Port State Control inspections.

• Vessels entered with Intercargo are awarded quality bonus points in RightShip’s online Ship Vetting Information System.

• Be part of the Round Table’s effort in creating a united voice for shipping.

• Meet fellow Members twice a year at meetings in Europe and Asia.

• Associate Members may advertise their services in the Hard Copy Bulletin sent to most of the world’s 1200 bulk carrier companies.

• Participation in Intercargo’s Technical Committee (TechCom) and Executive Committee (ExCom) meetings and deliberations.

• Receive gratis copies of Intercargo publications, including the Benchmarking Report and Bulk Carrier Casualty Report, guidance on Port State Control matters and other reports covering terminals and operational matters.

• Take advantage of Members’ area information services on our website.

• Gain access to wider cross industry sources of knowledge and influence via Intercargo’s participation in following topics :

A. Correspondence Groups (CG) at IMO

1. CG on Review of Guidelines (G8)

2. CG on Fuel Oil Quality

3. CG on Onboard Lifting Appliances and Winches

4. CG on Evaluation of Properties of BAUXITE and COAL

5. CG on Amendments to the IGF Code and guidelines for low flashpoint fuels

B. Industry Correspondence Groups

1. Goal Based Standards - Ship Construction File - Cross Industry

2. Cyber security – development of Industry Guidelines on Cyber Security on Board Ships

3. Joint Working Group (JWG) on Energy Efficiency of Ships (JWG/EEDI, led by IACS)

4. JWG on Anchoring, Towing and Mooring Requirements

5. Industry Joint Lifeboat Working Group

6. Ship Recycling

 

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