TANKER INDUSTRY SPOKESMAN WARNS OF FAULTS IN U.S. OIL POLLUTION LAW

Tanker owners carrying oil to the U.S. are sailing into a "war zone" created by the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of 1990, a senior tanker industry representative warns. Tormod Rafgard, managing director of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko), Oslo, told a London conference on OPA and tanker financing, "One might say the U.S. might be the first nation in history that has tried to blockade itself." Rafgard spelled out the problems of fleet replacement and the

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