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Media Release: “INTERCARGO Meetings Address Key Industry Issues”

Media Release – 12 October 2020

INTERCARGO Meetings Address Key Industry Issues 

INTERCARGO ran a series of key meetings virtually on 8-9 October. Its Annual General Meeting, Executive Committee meeting and Technical Committee meeting were held via videoconference. At these important events INTERCARGO re-iterated its commitment to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally sound dry bulk shipping industry. The meetings were presided over by Chairman Dimitrios J. Fafalios, Vice Chairman Jay K Pillai, Vice Chairman Spyros Tarasis, and Technical Committee Chairman Tom Keenan.

High on INTERCARGO’s agenda were the need to address the humanitarian crisis surrounding crew changes; safe carriage of cargoes; the investigation of bulk carrier casualties; challenges to the International Maritime Organizations’ greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals and concern on regional regulation and the continual improvement of operational excellence in dry bulk shipping.

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