Technical Committee


The Technical Committee, is a.o. responsible for the maintenance of the IMPCA Methanol Reference Specifications,

The Technical Committee, is looking for additional expertise from members, producers in particular, to meet the increasing challenges they are confronted with in their work.  Interested members should contact for further information. 

The IMPCA Methanol Reference Specifications, updated Dec. 2015 are now available for downloading.


Sampling Method Committee

A subcommittee, chaired by Mr. Peter Meeusen of Inspectorate BV, Rotterdam, was formed in 2013 to prepare a proposal for procedures which lead to the publication of an IMPCA Inspection Manual for use during Surveying Operations.  The first official version of the document IMPCA Methanol Sampling Methods was launched in November 2014.  Click below to consult / download.

"Procedures for Methanol Cargo Handling on Shore and Ship".


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    32nd IMPCA Mini-Conference, Porto, 2020

    Due to the spread of the Covid-19 Virus IMPCA has taken the decison to cancel this year's mini-conference in June. The health and well being of our members and delegates is of the utmost importance to us. We will keep you updated on next year's conference.

  • 2/12/2020

    32nd European Mini Conference

    This conference will take place in Porto, Portugal on June 11 - 12, 2020. Registration to open end of March. Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact: