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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 46/2003

  • INTERTANKO’s Communication and PR Committee meeting, 19 November 2003, Amsterdam
  • INTERTANKO Seminar, 28 November 2003, Dalian, PR China
  • INTERTANKO’s Asian Regional Panel meeting, 1 December 2003, Singapore
  • INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar in Singapore, 2 December 2003
  • International Seminar on Spill Preparedness, Response and Compensation – 3 December 2003, Singapore
  • Vetting Committee meeting, 4 December.2003, Singapore
  • INTERTANKO lecture on ‘The needs and effects of incident management and media response plans’, 9 December 2003, London
  • INTERTANKO’s Short Sea Tanker Group meeting, 11 December 2003, London
  • INTERTANKO Moscow Seminar 29-30 January, 2004
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    INTERTANKO at European Commission workshop on double-hull tankers

    A workshop took place in Brussels on 7 November 2003 in order to identify aspects of double hulls in need of further research. INTERTANKO was present to ensure that industry views were heard and taken into account at an early stage.... More


    INTERTANKO speaks at Germanischer Lloyd Seminar ‘Tanker Safety and the Role of Class’

    “The tanker industry needs, and benefits from, a strong and healthy classification system. It also needs to maintain a strong and healthy dialogue with class,” said INTERTANKO MD Peter Swift in Hamburg this week.... More


    INTERTANKO members investigate methods of ballast treatment

    With still no sign of an appropriate ballast treatment system on the market, de-oxygenation and a combination of hydrocyclone and UV are two of the methods currently being investigated by INTERTANKO members. ... More


    IMO lists reception facilities for noxious liquid substance (NLS) residues

    IMO has issued an updated list of port reception facilities for NLS residues from ships carrying chemicals in bulk. Members are requested to report experiences with inadequate reception facilities to INTERTANKO.... More


    INTERTANKO gives a presentation at a CDI Inspector Seminar this week in Rotterdam

    INTERTANKO’s Marine and Chemicals Director, Captain Howard Snaith, gave an update on the MARPOL Annex II Revisions which are expected to come into force by 1 January 2007. This was followed by an excellent question and answer session.... More




    Focus on aframaxes -Part 1

    Johan G. Olsen has issued its aframax fleet list, which not only lists the ships, but also the employment of the ships and the charterer. The publication lists 637 existing ships (including 32 OBOs) and 141 newbuildings. Oil majors or state-owned companies own 138 of the existing and orderbook ships and in addition they control 89 tankers which are on contract to 2005 and beyond. This means tha...... More


    Focus on aframaxes - Part 2

    Excluding the combination ships, Fairplay lists some 368 aframaxes with double hulls, 78 with double bottom or sides. This means that only some 27% of existing ships are single-hulled. By end 2005 more than 65% will be double-hulled. If we look at the phase-out of aframaxes, 43 of the trading ships have already been denied access to the US (except dedicated lightering areas and LOOP ), while EU...... More


    INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS - A Century of Tankers – the perfect seasonal gift!

    Reasonably priced at only USD 65 per copy, with discounts for larger orders, 'A Century of Tankers' is a gift that is sure to be appreciated by colleagues, customers or friends.... More



    Fairplay Weekly, 6 November 2003 - Challenging times for shipping TradeWinds Weekly, 7 November 2003 – Bimco reveals its fear and loathing TradeWinds Weekly, 7 November 2003 - Ship life set for a stretch TradeWinds Weekly, 7 November 2003 - IACS critics win positive response TradeWinds Weekly, 7 November 2003 - Cutting the cost of coatings TradeWinds Weekly, 7 November 2003 – The sharp end...... More