INTERCARGO focuses on the importance of crew change and the impact of halting terminal and cargo operations in the shipping industry and in the worldwide progress of the sector.
INTERCARGO has announced that it is currently developing ‘DRY-SAS’, a risk based, tailored Self-Assessment Scheme specifically for the dry bulk sector, for which consultation within its membership is ongoing. Namely, the Association said that a wide consultation process prior to implementation of the scheme will be launched and more details will be announced within forthcoming months.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Dimitrios Fafalios, President, INTERCARGO has received the 2019 SAFETY4SEA Leadership Award at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on October the 1st at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the SAFETY4SEA Conference.
During the London International Shipping Week major stakeholders of the shipping industry such as BIMCO, ICS, and INTERTANKO, discussed about the future of shipping, focusing on the preparations of the implementation of the 2020 sulphur cap, while also discussing the 2050 target on reducing shipping emissions.
Main topics discussed were the non- availability of Reception Facilities for cargo residues and cargo hold washing waters Hazardous to the Marine Environment, PSC transparency and anti-corruption practices, operational challenges of the BWM Convention, air emissions, design standards for bulk carriers and related equipment.
INTERCARGO’s Technical and Executive Committees held their semi-annual meetings on 6 and 7 March and re-iterated INTERCARGO’s commitment to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally-friendly dry cargo shipping industry and its support for an industry governed by free and fair competition. Amongst the main topics were the upcoming implementation of the BWM Convention, the Safe Carriage of Cargoes, Air Emissions, Port State Control transparency and anti-corruption practices.
The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 16 and 17 October 2015.
Mr Tongue, took up the role on 8 October, following confirmation of the appointment by Intercargos Executive Committee which met in London on 7 October
Intercargo represents the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners. In the following poster, Intercargo illustrates the importance of the bulk carriers existence. An average day, some of the commodities used and the raw materials are being delivered by these vessels.
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