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Thursday, October 18, 2018

No. 39/2005

  • 3 October – Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee of the Americas (CTSCA), League City
  • 4 October – North American Panel, Wyndham Greenspoint, Houston
  • 5-6 October – Seatrade Maritime London
  • 12 October - INTERTANKO Documentary Committee, London
  • 13 October - INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee, London
  • 19 October – Bunker Sub-Committee, London
  • 20 October – INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC), Oslo
  • 18 - 22 October - FONASBA Annual Meeting, Tokyo
  • 24 October – Latin America Panel, Miami
  • 24 October – Vetting Seminar, Miami
  • 25 October – Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 28 October – Asian Regional Panel, Seouil
  • 30 October - 1 November - Tripartite Meeting, Beijing
  • 1-2 November - World Shipping (China) Summit, Shanghai
  • 9 November – CPR meeting in London
  • 10-11 November – INTERTANKO Council, London
  • 24 November – Chemical Tanker Committee, Singapore
  • 15-16 November - Environmental Committee, Dubai, UAE
  • 30 November - Vetting Committee, Singapore
  • 8 December – International Seminar on Tanker Safety, Pollution Prevention and Spill Preparedness, Shanghai
  • ... More
  • INTERTANKO Annual Report and Review 2004
  • Guiding Principles to Emergency Management and Crisis Communications
  • A Guide to Bunkering of Ships for the purposes of Annex VI to MARPOL
  • Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide
  • A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation)
  • A Guide to Crude Oil Washing and Cargo Heating Criteria
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters
  • ... More




    INTERTANKO demonstrates the drastic improvement in the safety record of tankers

    At the Neva Conference in St. Petersburg this week, Erik Ranheim, INTERTANKO’s Manager Research and Projects, demonstrated trends showing the strong safety performance of tankers. Figures on the total number of incidents involving tankers, on pollution from tankers, and on tankers’ total constructive losses all clearly show that the safety record of tankers has improved drastically.    Pollutio...... More


    Maritime safety and security – what lies ahead?

    Some recently enacted legislation and enforcement of existing legislation may have the potential of contributing to the unsafe operation of ships, and of tankers in particular, said Joe Angelo, INTERTANKO’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, at this week’s Maritime Cyprus 2005 Conference ‘Shipping: What Lies Ahead?’.   Angelo emphasises from the start that INTERTANKO believes that any seafarer or...... More


    Swift suggests shipping industry pressure points in five years’ time

    A key session at this week’s Cyprus Shipping Council 2005 Conference focused on the means to improve the image of the industry, the importance of maintaining an international regulatory environment for the industry, and the looming shortage of adequate manpower and the anticipated investment in new tonnage.   INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr. Peter Swift joined an Industry Panel looking at what...... More


    World Maritime Day focus on the vital role of shipping and on the reduction in maritime casualties

    The theme of this year’s World Maritime Day was "International Shipping - Carrier of World Trade". The idea is to draw attention to the huge contribution that shipping makes to international trade, and to the vital role that shipping plays in underpinning the global economy. Also to focus on shipping as the most efficient, safe and environmentally friendly method of transporting goods worldwide...... More


    INTERTANKO addresses Malaysian Marine Department World Maritime Day lunch in Kuala Lumpur

    The guest of honour at a lunch on 24 September in Kuala Lumpur at the invitation of the Marine Department, Malaysia , and the Malaysian Institute of Maritime Affairs for the event was Malaysia’s Deputy Minister for Transport, YB Mulia Dato' Seri Tengku Azlan ibni Sultan Abu Bakar.    Lunchtime addresses were given by the Chairman of the Malaysian Shipowners’ Association Tuan Haji Nordin Mat...... More


    North Atlantic right whale – denial of petition submitted by environmental groups

    A United States federal regulation 70 Fed. Reg. 56884 advises that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has issued a notice stating that it denied the petition submitted by various environmental advocacy groups requesting that the agency promulgate emergency regulations to slow and/or re-route vessels within the habitat of the North Atlantic right whale.    The agency has various pendin...... More


    IMO – approved pollution prevention equipment

    The IMO has issued MEPC.5/Circ.9 updating the list of approved pollution prevention equipment required by MARPOL 73/78 to be carried on ships subject to that Convention.   Contact : Tim Wilkins ... More


    Singapore busy this week on many shipping fronts

    INTERTANKO’s General Counsel and Regional Manager, John Fawcett-Ellis, this week presented papers at two conferences, the Tanker Market Outlook 2005 and the International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The guest of honour at the latter conference was the Minister for Transport, Yeo Cheow Tong.    Fawcett-Ellis focused on th...... More







    TradeWinds, 27 September 2005 - Frontline to re-join INTERTANKO Dagens Næringsliv, 27 September 2005 – Tilbake i INTERTANKO [(Frontline) Back in INTERTANKO] Lloyd's List, 28 September 2005 - Building on enterprise to strengthen maritime centre Fairplay Daily News, 28 September 2005 - Koenig warns on 'unrealistic' IPOs Lloyd's List, 29 September 2005 - Website puts shipping information in contex...... More