Tuna Vessel Operator Convicted for Oil Discharges Off American Samoa

An American tuna fishing company that regularly unloaded its catch in American Samoa, was convicted and sentenced today for discharging oil into the South Pacific and for maintaining false records, announced Assistant Attorney General John C. Cruden of the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips for the…

INTERTANKO new publication: A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book (Part I – Machinery space ops) 3rd Edition

The INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) developed this Guide to assist ship operators with the proper and consistent filling in of the Oil Record Book Part I (ORB) and to avoid possible errors in logging information in it, which has been one of the main reasons for the increasing problems of ships being…