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16 November, INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar, Singapore

INTERTANKO will hold a Vetting Seminar on Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 12.30 – l6.45, at the East India Rooms, Raffles Hotel, 1, Beach Road, Singapore.

Click here to download a schedule of the programme and current draft agenda and registration form. Members wishing to attend are kindly asked to complete the registration form and return it to Adele Garnett.

Contact:Howard Snaith

17 November, Vetting Committee meeting, Singapore

INTERTANKO's Vetting Committee will meet on Wednesday, 17 November 2004 in Singapore - time and place to be advised.

Contact:Howard Snaith

18 November, Members’ lunch with FFA presentation, London

The next bi-monthly lunch for members will be on Thursday, 18 November 2004 from 12 noon to 14.30. There will be a presentation by Jeremy Penn, Chief Executive of The Baltic Exchange, and a presentation on forward freight agreements (FFAs) by James Tweed of Azimuth Marine Management Ltd. (see separate article).

Contact:Minerva Alfonso

19 November, Marine Symposium 2004, Chennai

The Chennai branch of the Marine Institute of Engineers (India) is holding its quadrennial international Marine Symposium in Chennai, India, at the Royal Meridien Hotel from18 to 20 November 2004.

Captain Howard Snaith, Head of INTERTANKO’s Marine, Chemical, Ports & Terminals and Environment Directorate, will give a presentation entitled ‘The Screening Process’ in the Ship Inspections and Vetting session, chaired by Captain M.M. Saggi, Nautical Advisor to the Government of India.

Contact:Howard Snaith

23 November, INTERTANKO Worldscale Committee, London

The Association’s Worldscale Committee will meet at 10.30 on Tuesday, 23 November 2004 at SAMCO (Services) Ltd. Paxton House, 30 Artillery Lane, LondonEC1 7LS.

At 12.30, the Committee has been invited for lunch by the Management Committee of the Worldscale Association (London) Ltd. at the restaurant 1 Blossom Street, at 1, Blossom Street, LondonE1 6BX.

Contact:Kristian Fuglesang

1-2 December, INTERTANKO Iberian Peninsular Seminar, Madrid

In addition to providing a forum for the exchange of information and experience, the objectives of this INTERTANKO seminar are to update delegates on recent developments in INTERTANKO’s work programme and to look at crisis response.

At a panel session on ‘Emergency Plans and Crisis Communications’ INTERTANKO’s Chairman, Stephen Van Dyck, will address the importance of responding quickly and effectively to an industry incident, ensuring inter alia that the necessary measures are taken to protect the industry’s public image and mitigate damage to its reputation. Nick Brown from MTI Network will in addition advise on how to coordinate and control your response to an incident and establish clear lines of communication with the relevant parties, authorities, media and other responders.

Click here to download the INTERTANKO Iberian Peninsular Seminar Programme

Click here to download the INTERTANKO Registration Forum

Contact: Sally Woulfe

2 December, ITOPF International Seminar on Oil Spill Preparedness, Response and Compensation in association with INTERTANKO, Madrid

Following the INTERTANKO Iberian Peninsular Seminar, the ITOPF seminar in the afternoon will address various topical issues related to preparing for and responding to accidental spills of oil and other substances from ships, as well as looking at liability and compensation. These meetings will bring together senior representatives from the world’s shipping and marine insurance industries. If you would like to attend, please complete the registration forms below. Admittance is free of charge.

Click here to download the ITOPF Seminar Programme

Click here to download the ITOPF Invitation Letter

Click here to download the ITOPF Booking Form

Contact: Sally Woulfe

7 December, meeting of the INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Subcommittee (Americas), Houston

The next meeting of the INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Subcommittee (Americas) (CTSCA) will be held at the Odfjell USA offices in Houston, Texas, on 7 December 2004. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Issues to be discussed will include:

  • A dialogue with the Captain of the Port (COTP) Houston
  • MARPOL Annex II - implementation issues, current cargo classification problems, real impact on industry
  • Rejuvenating the dialogue with the shippers before and after MARPOL Annex II - focusing on US and other Administrations
  • Preparation for a seminar/meeting - June 2005
  • HOGANSAC update
  • Classification and handling of waxes under MARPOL Annex II (Regulations for the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances in bulk)
  • Any other issues the Committee wishes to discuss

Rooms are available at the Southshore Harbor Hotel (281) 334-1000. If you have any questions or comments regarding the upcoming meeting, do not hesitate to contact Margaret Doyle.

13 December, Round Table Christmas buffet lunch, London

There will be a Christmas buffet lunch hosted by the Round Table of international shipping associations at INTERTANKO’s office in London.

Contact: Minerva Alfonso

14 December, IACS Council and Round Table joint meeting, London

There will be a meeting of the IACS Council and the Round Table of international shipping associations at INTERTANKO’s office in London.