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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Presentations from INTERTANKO /INTERCARGO International Shipowner’s Seminar in Imabari, Japan

On 15 May, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO arranged a one-day seminar in Imabari, Japan, for regional shipowners, trading houses, financiers and insurers, which attracted over 100 delegates from more than 70 companies.

Speakers included representatives of the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation, DVB Bank, Class NK, Maritax Law office and Orix Corp. Representing INTERCARGO were Chairman Fred Tsao and Roger Holt, while Peter Swift represented INTERTANKO. Copies of the presentations are now available on our website.

The presentations included introductions to the two Associations, their respective organisations and activities, and the objectives and work of the Round Table of Maritime Associations (namely INTERTANKO, INTERCARGO, ICS and BIMCO). They also covered International Issues for Bulk Shipping, including society’s and charterers’ expectations, changes in the regulatory environment, the chain of responsibility, shipowners’ selection of shipbuilder, class and flag, and a discussion on the Industry’s Direction Paper.

Copies of the following presentations from the morning session in English and Japanese can be found on INTERTANKO’s web site under Presentations:

Mr Roger Holt, Introduction to INTERCARGO
Dr Peter Swift, Introduction to INTERTANKO
Mr Roger Holt, The Round table of Maritime Associations - BIMCO, ICS, INTERTANKO, INTERCARGO
Dr Peter Swift, The Chain of Responsibility and current international issues
Mr H. Yamada, Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation
Mr Satoshi Takashashi, ClassNK
Mr T Matsui, Maritax Law Office
Mr T. Yoshida, Orix Corp
Mr Graham Grover, DVB International Transportation Finance Ltd

INTERTANKO also produced a brochure about the Association in Japanese. Click here to download a copy of the brochure.

Contact: Peter Swift