INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC)


Main aims

   Represent the interests of owners of shuttle tankers, FPSOs and FSUs

   Provide regulatory updates

   Be a forum for the exchange of safety information

   Develop training programmes and address common safety issues.


Main Issues:

  Forum for exchange of safety-related information on topical issues

• Incident Reporting

• Competence requirements on shuttle tankers

• Industry Guidelines for Vessels with Dynamic Positioning Systems

• IMO Guidelines for ships with Dynamic Positioning Systems

• NI and DNV Certification schemes

• OCIMF Guidelines for Bow Loading Tankers at Offshore Terminals

• OCIMF MEG review — Chain Stoppers for DP Shuttle Tankers


2018 Members

John Einar Dalsvaag (Chairman) Knutsen OAS Shipping

Marco Ahrens Canship Ugland

Petter Andrup Clarksons Platou AS

Torfinn Buarøy BW Offshore AS

Giovanni Cobau Premuda

Damian Drejka  Teekay Shipping Norway AS

Mike Inglis Northern Marine Management Ltd

Hilmar Lund-Andersen Knutsen OAS Shipping A/S

Vasilis Papageorgiou  Tsakos Columbia

Douglas Rowat Northern Marine Management Ltd

Kees van Beveren Bluewater Group of Companies

Secretary: Dragos Rauta, INTERTANKO Oslo



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