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
REMPEC Malta Training course
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
EU Green Paper on future Maritime Policy
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.
08 May 2006
Group presentation to EESC Study Group on the Third Maritime Safety Package
Along with other industry participants including ICS, Chamber of Shipping, OCIMF, Intertanko and ECSA, the Group was invited to address the European Economic and Social Committee Study Group which is currently preparing an opinion on the Third Maritime Safety Package drafted by the European Commission.
25 April 2006
Group presentation to IMO Legal Committee delegates
A presentation entitled "An introduction to the International Group of P Clubs" was made to delegates attending the 91st IMO Legal Committee on 25 April at the IMO headquarters followed by a reception.