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Year 2005




Year 2005 - Overview

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INTERTANKO fleet growth announced at Council meeting

INTERTANKO’s fleet has grown by 12.5% or 21.3m deadweight tons to 194m dwt owned by independent tanker owners as tankers belonging to fifteen owners put up to its Council for their consideration were approved. 16 applications for associate membership were also considered and approved by Council. The two biggest owners entering are Frontline (13.3m dwt) and American Eagle Tankers (6.1m dwt). The...... More


Communications and PR Committee holds workshop on internal marketing of INTERTANKO

INTERTANKO's Communications and PR Committee met in London this week under the chairmanship of Stefano Rosina. The Committee reviewed the focus and direction for the Committee’s agenda and held a workshop on the internal marketing of INTERTANKO. This it regarded as the single most important issue for the Committee after the image of the industry. It encompasses a number of items crucial to how...... More


INTERTANKO, as part of shipping industry coalition, files remedy brief in California water ballast case

 INTERTANKO has filed a remedy brief in the North California District Court case of Northwest Environmental Advocates against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of a Shipping Industry Ballast Water Coalition, which consists of INTERTANKO, the American Waterways Operators, Chamber of Shipping of America, International Council of Cruise Lines, Lake Carriers ’ Association, and the...... More


Quality standards on the agenda for shipping industry Tripartite Dialogue

From the Round Table of international shipping associations * and the International Association of Classification Societies Thursday 3 November, 2005 For immediate release The setting and verification of ship quality standards, from design and construction, through operation and ultimate recycling, including repairs and maintenance, was high on the agenda of the fifth meeting of the Tripartite...... More


New leadership team for INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Forum

Press Release From INTERTANKO Thursday 3 November, 2005 For immediate release   INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Forum last week elected its new Chairman and governing team. Emmanuel Vordonis of Thenamaris Ships Management will be the next Chairman, succeeding Ceres Hellenic’s Nicholas G. Fistes , who held the position for three years and is the Hellenic Forum’s third Chairman. Nick Fistes will remain as ...... More


International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds Assembly (17-21 October 2005)

INTERTANKO and ICS restate their full support for the measures that have evolved from the Working Group of the IOPC Fund Assembly.... More


Maritime safety and security – what lies ahead?

Some recently-enacted legislation and enforcement of existing legislation may have the potential of contributing to the unsafe operation of ships, and of tankers in particular, said Joe Angelo, INTERTANKO’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, at this week’s Maritime Cyprus 2005 Conference ‘Shipping: What Lies Ahead?’... More



Without shipping, international trade in the raw materials, energy products and affordable manufactured goods and food that help sustain our civilisation would be virtually impossible and the world would grind to a halt -  half of us would starve, the other half would freeze!... More


Responsibility & Continuous Improvement

"The whole industry is responsible for safety, not just those at the coalface," said Captain Howard Snaith, Marine Director of INTERTANKO in his presentation at this week's Indian Shipping Summit Conference in Mumbai.... More