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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Year 2009




INTERTANKO - leading the way, making a difference

Leading the way – making a difference   This decade has seen INTERTANKO and the tanker industry, by taking a lead and coming up with proactive suggestions to resolve key issues, move gradually into a greater position of influence and trust, from where it can achieve tangible results.   This has involved inter alia an unflagging commitment to the international regulatory process evolving at the...... More


INTERTANKO disappointment at Korean Court verdict on Hebei Spirit

  While INTERTANKO welcomes the decision of Korea ’s Supreme Court to accept the appeal concerning the damage to the Hebei Spirit (the so-called ‘destruction’ charges), it notes with surprise its decision to dismiss the appeal concerning the charges of pollution, and is disappointed that it appears that the Master and Chief Officer, sometimes called the Hebei Two, are neither exonerated nor...... More


INTERTANKO and ITF hold Young Seafarers' Focus Group Workshop

- News - Background - The Workshop’s conclusions and recommendations - Comments from the young seafarers, INTERTANKO and the ITF - Contacts   News INTERTANKO and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) this week organised over three days in London a Workshop for young serving seafarers to express their views on their career and life at sea, and on what attracts young people to the...... More


INTERTANKO pushes for simplification of IG regulations

The catastrophic incidents on a significant number of small product tankers and chemical tankers, some of which have led to a tragic loss of life, have highlighted the fact that the industry needs to update the current application of inert gas regulations to new oil and chemical tankers.   In 2006 an inter-industry group consisting of INTERTANKO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Oil...... More


INTERTANKO provides model piracy clauses

The frequency and seriousness of the piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden and off Somalia need no introduction. Whilst the marine and technical teams at INTERTANKO have responded with practical advice and assistance, INTERTANKO’s Documentary Committee has responded quickly to the need for a model piracy clause. This was produced in December last year for both voyage and time charters and has been...... More