The Ports and Terminals Committee (PTC) held their 88th meeting on 18–19 April in Singapore.

The meeting was hosted by Phillips 66 and led by the new Chair, Eric Vincent from Hess. Kevan McGregor (Shell) was elected as Vice Chair to replace Eric. Thanks was given to the outgoing Chair, Andy Glass (BP).

The busy agenda included status updates from the three sub-committees (the Marine Terminal Focus Group, Ship to Ship Focus Group and Marine Structures and Civil Engineering Focus Group) and on various publication working groups including the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT). Member presentations included lessons learned and new developments in wind rotor technology. The PTC also reviewed priorities for the next six months.

The next PTC meeting is scheduled for 17–18 October and will be hosted by Hess in Houston, USA.