Seminar to Focus on Tanker Safety

Monday, August 19, 2002
In conjunction with the autumn meetings of the INTERTANKO Executive Committee and Council, INTERTANKO will be organising an international seminar on Tanker Safety, Pollution Prevention, Spill Response and Compensation. The seminar is being organised in co-operation with the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), and will feature speakers and presentations from the associations involved as well as specialists within their fields, including: Jan Kopernicki, Chairman of OCIMF, Dr. Helmut Sohmen, Chairman of ITOPF, Lars Carlsson, Chairman of INTERTANKO, Will Jenkins, Vice-Chairman of OCIMF and Director of ITOPF, Capt. John Hughes, Director of OCIMF, Måns Jacobsson, Director, the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC), Capt. Jayant Abhyankar, International Maritime Bureau (IMB) and INTERTANKO MD, Dr. Peter Swift. The seminar will be held at the JW Marriott hotel in Hong Kong and presentation titles include: * The Role of OCIMF and Current Issues Facing the Tanker Industry * The Role and Contribution of OCIMF's Ship Inspection Programme (SIRE) * The OCIMF View of Classification Society Progress * Voluntary Improvements for Quality Shipping * Advancing Quality and Safety Through Information Sharing * Piracy - A Continuing Threat to Maritime Safety and Security * Recent Developments in the International Compensation System Source: INTERTANKO

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