15 August 2006
In response to increasing concerns within the Group clubs over failures of FAL container securing systems, the Group Ship Technical Committee chaired by David Heaselden arranged a seminar in London on 24 August attended by representatives from the Group clubs and outside experts.
10 August 2006
First report of the IOPC Funds working group on non-technical measures to promote quality shipping for carriage of oil by sea
The report draws heavily on the position paper submitted by the International Group (document 92FUND/WGR.
07 August 2006
United States Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006 - Title VI - increase in OPA 1990 limits
The limits of liability for oil removal costs and damages that result from discharges or substantial threats of discharge of oil from vessels, under OPA 90 (33 U.
23 June 2006
The Group were invited to participate in a training course on the Bunkers Convention organized by REMPEC (Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean) in Malta on 5-7 June.
08 June 2006
The long-awaited Green Paper EU maritime policy prepared by EU Commissioner Joe Borg and a task force headed by John Richardson was published on 7th June.
24 May 2006
IOPC 1992 Fund working group on non-technical measures to promote quality shipping for carriage of oil by sea
The first meeting of the working group was held during the IOPC Funds Executive Meeting in London on 23 and 24 May 2006.