Effect of OPA 90, Section 4115 on tank vessel design, producibility, and cost

Yoshiaki Sezaki, Manager, Design Division, Shipbuilding Headquarters, Hitachi Zosen Corporation

Third Committee Meeting, October 9-11, 1995, Washington, D.C.

The following presentations were given by guest speakers:

Industry perspectives on OPA 90, Section 4115

Miles Kulukindis, Chairman, INTERTANKO1 and President and Chief Executive Officer, London and Overseas Freighters Ltd.

Dagfinn Lunde, Deputy Managing Director, INTERTANKO

Eric Shawyer, Chairman and Chief Executive, E.A. Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd.

Martin Stopford, Managing Director, Clarkson Research Studies

Insurance perspectives on OPA 90, Section 4115

Nickolai Herlofoson, Managing Director, Gard P&I

Shipbuilding perspectives on OPA 90, Section 4115

Jung Nam Lee, Executive Vice President, Sun Jong Park, and Byung 0. Kim, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Richard Neilson, Manager, Research and Concept Design, Newport News Shipbuilding

Financing perspectives on OPA 90, Section 4115

James Grubbs, Senior Industry Analyst, Global Shipping Group, Citibank, N.A.

John Newbold, Division Executive, Global Shipping Division

Coast Guard comments on implementation of OPA 90

RADM James Card, U.S. Coast Guard

Fourth Committee Meeting, February 1-2, 1996, Irvine, California

The following presentations were given by guest speakers:

Engineering, maintenance, and inspection aspects of double-hull fleet operations

Richard Whiteside, Engineering Manager, British Petroleum

Double-hull tanker operations

Mitch Koslow, General Manager, Keystone Shipping


The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners.

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