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Too many tanker inspections?

Intertanko members want to see better transparency over vetting costs - especially inspectors' high travel expenses

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Last year, the total amount of oil lost to the environment from tankers was 7,000 tonnes, compared with an all-time low of about 1,000 tonnes in 2012, according to the London- based International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

LAST year, the total amount of oil lost to the environment from tankers was 7,000 tonnes, compared with an all-time low of about 1,000 tonnes in 2012, according to the London- based International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF). The vast majority of the 2013 total can be attributed to