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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

No. 15/2004

  • INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee, 28 April 2004, Oslo
  • INTERTANKO Chairman’s reception, 19 May 2004, Shanghai and 20 May 2004, Singapore
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  • Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation)
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
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    INTERTANKO welcomes its new Chairman

    INTERTANKO’s Council unanimously elected Stephen Van Dyck as the Association’s new Chairman during the recent Dubai Tanker Event. Outgoing Chairman Lars Carlsson welcomed Van Dyck to “the finest job in the industry, elected by your peers and by your competitors.” Van Dyck is chairman of Florida-based Maritrans Inc. which operates over 475,000 dwt of ocean-going Super Barges (11) of 21,000-56,00...... More


    INTERTANKO's Council meets in Dubai 29-30 March.

    The Council has elected Stephen Van Dyck as new Chairman of INTERTANKO replacing Lars Carlsson who had served a maximum term of three years as Chairman. Lars Carlsson was nominated as Honorary Member of INTERTANKO by the Council. INTERTANKO's Council expressed great appreciation for the excellent efforts Carlsson had undertaken on behalf of the membership and for the time he had devoted to...... More


    The importance of the Middle East to the tanker business

    The importance of the Middle East to the international tanker business and the aptness of a Dubai Tanker Event for INTERTANKO was emphasised by Yusr Sultan, Chief Executive of  Shipping, Terminalling and LPG at Emirates National Oil Company at the conference opening when he remarked that 60% of the world’s internationally trading tankers pass the UAE at least once a year. With Dubai ’s unique...... More


    Ballast water treatment technology wins INTERTANKO’s Environmental Challenge

    The winner of INTERTANKO’s Environmental Challenge will help the tanker industry take a major step towards complying with the ballast water requirements as adopted by the IMO in its International Convention on Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ballast Water. The problem? That ballast water management technologies have not been able to offer a solution that  treats or exchanges ballast water quickly,...... More


    The Associate Members Committee (AMC) meets in Dubai

    Click here to view the agenda for the meeting Associate Members Committee (AMC) held in Dubai on 29 March 2004 . Arve T. Ustgård, who since 2003 has been representing Teekay, has decided to step down after a three year term as the AMC Chairman and several years’ service on the Committee, to be succeeded by Iain M. Shaw, Managing Director of Braemar Seascope Limited, London .  Shaw represents th...... More


    MARPOL Annex II Revisions - update from MEPC 51

    As reported in Weekly NEWS Issue 14 of 2 April, INTERTANKO conducted a chemical tonnage impact study taking into account the proposed revisions within MARPOL Annex II for pollution and ship type criteria, so that this issue could be discussed last week at the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 51 st meeting (MEPC 51). INTERTANKO submitted this study as a paper (MEPC 51/6) to IMO, a...... More


    US Senate Passes Coast Guard Authorization Act

    On 2 April 2004 , the US Senate passed the US Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2004 .  The next step will involve resolving the differences between this legislation and the version adopted by the US House of Representatives.  The major difference between the two bills focuses on security plans for foreign vessels subject to the ISPS Code. The House bill would, in accordance with Maritime...... More


    INTERTANKO steps up presence in China

    INTERTANKO is committed to China , both in terms of engaging in a dialogue with the regulators there as well as building up links with the country’s tanker industry. Last week’s Council Meeting in Dubai approved the Association’s first ever full member in China , the independent tanker operator from Qin Huang Dao in North-East China, Hebei Ocean Shipping Company which at present has one VLCC...... More







    TradeWinds, 5 April 2004 - Van Dyck attacks detentions Lloyd’s List, 5 April 2004 - Intertanko will demand ships carry ‘green passport’ Tankertrends, 2 April – Crystal ball gazing Tankertrands, 2 April – The winning treatment Tankertrends, 2 April – Desert sands The Shipbuilding Report, 2 April - Van Dyck takes the helm at INTERTANKO ... More