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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Year 2005




Straits of Malacca and Singapore

On 7 and 8 September the IMO and the Republic of Indonesia hosted the Jakarta meeting on the Straits of Malacca and Singapore: Enhancing Safety, Security and Environmental Protection . The meeting was attended by some 30 member States of the IMO plus observer delegations from governmental and non-governmental organisation. The shipping industry was represented by INTERTANKO and the Internationa...... More


Shipowners challenge Malacca Strait war risk zone

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) co-hosted a briefing, 16 August, to give industry and government interests the opportunity to meet with the London insurance market Joint War Committee (JWC) and its consultants, Aegis Defence Services Ltd... More


Poseidon Challenge

The Poseidon Challenge is an initiative which takes the vision of the tanker industry as a responsible, sustainable and respected industry with the ability to influence its own destiny; examines our commitment to realising that vision; challenges every link in the chain of responsibility, and every individual participant, to take practical steps achieve that vision.... More


INTERTANKO Singapore Tanker Event 2006

We look forward to welcoming our members and associate members to INTERTANKO’s Singapore Tanker Event March 29-31, 2006. We will also be welcoming guests from Singapore, from Southeast Asia and from all over the world, including an impressive line-up of guest speakers. This will make this gathering uniquely representative of the tanker industry, a place where our members can meet Singapore’s business community, and a place where Singapore can meet the international oil and chemical transportation business.... More


INTERTANKO welcomes Common Structural Rules

INTERTANKO commends the agreement between the members of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) that the new Common Structural Rules for tankers and for bulk carriers will be adopted by all IACS members.... More


INTERTANKO press release for Nor-Shipping 2005

“Our agreed vision for the tanker industry is of a responsible, sustainable and respected industry, with the ability to influence our own destiny,” says INTERTANKO Chairman Stephen Van Dyck. ... More


INTERTANKO launches the Bunker Emission Clause for Time Charters

INTERTANKO's Documentary Committee has prepared the INTERTANKO Bunker Emission Clause for Time Charters and the INTERTANKO MARPOL Annex VI Clause for Bunker Supply Contracts to assist owners and charterers in ensuring compliance with MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI, regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships, which entered into force on 19 May 2005 , and similar European regulations.  ...... More


Communications and PR Committee (CPR) meet in Athens this week

Industry awareness and education initiatives were among the principal issues debated by the the Communications and PR Committee (CPR) at its 30th meeting held this week in Athens in conjunction with the Tanker Event.   The CPR Image Framework Working Group gave an update on its pilot project. This was a local presence initiative which has the goal of creating a model for self-funding events in...... More


Athens Tanker Event: Elections and new members and associate members

Executive Committee Re-elected Mr Stephen Van Dyck, Maritrans Inc, as Chairman Elected Mr Patrick Decavele, Brostrom Tankers SAS  and Mr Mich Tamiya, NYK as Vice Chairmen Re-elected Mr Joseph Kwok, American Eagle Tankers Inc Ltd Mr Lars Mossberg, Marinvest AB Mr Spyros Polemis, Seacrest Shipping Co Ltd Mr Peter Raes, Euronav  Luxembourg Ltd Mr Stefano Rosina , Premuda Mr Manolis Vordonis ,...... More


INTERTANKO statement on criminal sanctions for ship-sourced pollution

INTERTANKO supports the investigation and prosecution of illegal discharges of oil from ships. INTERTANKO strongly objects to criminalising accidental oil pollution and to treating seafarers as criminals Any criminal offence of pollution from a ship must be clearly defined and in accordance with international law. Any penalties imposed on someone found guilty of such an offence must be...... More