INTERTANKO: CG PROPOSAL 'IMPOSSIBLE'

Independent tanker owners will find it impossible to comply with the U.S. Coast Guard's notice of proposed rulemaking on evidence of financial responsibility required for tankers sailing in U.S. waters. The Coast Guard plans the rulemaking under provisions of the Oil Pollution Act and the so-called Superfund Act (OGJ, Oct. 7, p. 36). The council of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko), Oslo, said it is "seriously concerned" that it seems impossible for

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