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Saturday, November 17, 2018


24 October – POSTPONED - Latin America Panel, Miami, followed by Vetting Seminar  

After consultations with the Chairman of INTERTANKO, the Chairman of the Latin American Panel, and the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather service, we have decided to postpone and reschedule the Latin American Panel meeting which we had planned for this Monday, 24 October (and the subsequent Vetting Seminar) in view of the approach of Hurricane Wilma, due to cross over South Florida this weekend.  We will try to hold this meeting prior to the end of the year. 

Contact: Latin America Panel: Joe Angelo Vetting Seminar: Howard Snaith  


24 - 25 October – Hellenic Committee and Forum, Athens 

A meeting of the Hellenic Committee will be held over dinner on 24 October and the meeting of the Hellenic Forum on 25 October, at the Metropolitan Hotel, Athens. 

Contact: Tim Wilkins 


28 October – Asian Regional Panel, Seoul 

The Asian Regional Panel will meet under the chairmanship of Dr JH Lee, SK Shipping on 28 October from 1100 - 1400 at the Walker Hill Hotel, Seoul. 

Contact: John Fawcett-Ellis 


30 October - 1 November - Tripartite Meeting, Beijing

This year the Annual “Tripartite” meeting, organised by the Round Table of international shipping associations, will take place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Beijing, P.R. China. These meetings provide a platform for shipbuilders, classification societies and shipowners to discuss issues of common concern such as shipyard capacity, contractual relationships and shipbuilding standards. Previous Tripartite meetings, held in Shanghai, Seoul and Yokohama, attracted delegates from leading builders, classification societies and shipowners.

Contact:Chantal Cheung-tam-he  


1-2 November - World Shipping (China) Summit, Shanghai

INTERTANKO will act as honorary organiser of the World Shipping (China) Summit 2005 to be held at the Pudong Shangri-la Hotel, Shanghai. The main organisers of this event are COSCO, Drewry, China Maritime and The Journal of Commerce.INTERTANKO representatives will be attending as ‘distinguished delegates’. Full information can be found on the website: 

Contact:Chantal Cheung-tam-he  


9 November – INTERTANKO Communications and PR Committee, London 

Details will be provided at a later date. 

Contact: Sally Woulfe


10-11 November – INTERTANKO Council, London 

The autumn Council meeting will take place on 10-11 November and will be held at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. This is the first time INTERTANKO is holding its Council meeting at the IMO, and to mark the event the IMO Secretary-General Efthimios Mitropoulos will deliver the welcome remarks on the first day of the meeting. 

The Preliminary Programme is here. The Agenda and Agenda and Notes will be sent under separate cover. 

If you wish to register for the Council meeting, please send in your Registration Form to the INTERTANKO office. Kindly make your hotel reservations directly using the Hotel Registration Form and please book before 11 October to make sure of obtaining the special delegates’ rate. 

Contact: Minerva Alfonso 


15-16 November - Environmental Committee, Dubai, UAE 

Hosted by Vela International Marine, the 21st meeting of the Environmental Committee will take place in Dubai, 15-16 November. While the Committee's agenda continues to deal with the critical environmental issues on INTERTANKO work agenda, including ballast water management, reception facilities and ship recycling, the Committee will also discuss INTERTANKO's role in promoting environmental sustainability in shipping. 

Contact: Tim Wilkins 


23 November – INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC), Oslo 

This meeting was previously scheduled for 20 October 2005. Details will be provided at a later date.  

Contact: Dragos Rauta  


24 November – Chemical Tanker Committee, Singapore 

Details will be provided at a later date. 

Contact: Howard Snaith  


29 November – Vetting Seminar, Singapore 

Details to be provided at a later date. 

Contact: Howard Snaith


30 November – Vetting Committee, Singapore 

Details to be provided at a later date. 

Contact: Howard Snaith  


8 December – International Seminar on Tanker Safety, Pollution Prevention and Spill Preparedness, Shanghai 

On 8 December 2005 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai, the International Tanker Operators Pollution Federation Ltd (ITOPF), INTERTANKO and the Oil Companies’ International Marine Forum (OCIMF) will hold a one-day international seminar on tanker safety, pollution prevention and oil spill preparedness.

The sessions will include: Tanker Safety and Pollution Prevention (chaired by INTERTANKO Chairman, Stephen Van Dyck); Liability and Compensation (chaired by OCIMF Chairman, Jan Kopernicki) and Spill Response Management (chaired by ITOPF Chairman, Helmut Sohmen).

The seminar is open to all in the tanker industry and registration is strongly encouraged at this event, which features leading industry speakers.

Click here for further information in English and click here for information in Chinese.

Click here for the booking form (English). 

Contact: John Fawcett-Ellis