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No. 48/2005

  • 8 December – International Seminar on Tanker Safety, Pollution Prevention and Spill Preparedness, Shanghai
  • 10 January - Associate Members Committee, London
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  • Extended and expanded 6th edition of 'A Guide to the Vetting Process' now available
  • Commentary on SHELLVOY 6 just published
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    02.12.2005

    IMO Assembly adopts key safety and environmental resolutions

    The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Assembly meeting finally came to a close this Friday (2 nd December) following a two-week session which saw decisions taken on some of the key technical issues handled by the organisation, alongside many of the main administrative matters which need to be addressed by the United Nations (UN) agency.   On the substantive industry matters discussed...... More

    02.12.2005

    Round Table encourages U.K. ratification of the Bunkers Convention

    The U.K. Government has signalled its intention to ratify and implement the Bunkers Convention and has therefore gone out to industry and sought comments ( click here to view its 'Consultation on implementation of the Bunkers Convention').    In a letter to the Department for Transport the Round Table of international shipping associations (BIMCO, ICS/ISF, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO) has...... More

    02.12.2005

    Swift meets members, government officials and press in Mumbai.

    INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr. Peter Swift met local and regional representatives of members and associate members, government officials and the media this week in Mumbai.   He also participated, as the Guest of Honour, in events to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the 8000 member strong Institute of Marine Engineers ( India ). This included a short keynote speech at the opening ceremony which...... More

    02.12.2005

    Chemical Tanker Committee discusses Annex II and Inter-Industry Working Group in Singapore

    Lars Modin, of Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group, chaired the 25th meeting of the INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Committee (CTC) this week in Singapore .   Many of the high focus INTERTANKO issues are on this Committee's agenda, including the ongoing work on the revisions to MARPOL Annex II, and the work of the Inter-Industry Working Group (IIWG) which has been assessing the series of explosions...... More

    02.12.2005

    Vetting Committee elects new Chairman

    The Vetting Committee held its 27th meeting this week in Singapore . The Committee dealt with a number of issues, including but not limited to those related to Tanker Management & Self Assessment (TMSA), terminal vetting, port state control (PSC) and a number of relevant publications. The agenda to this meeting can be downloaded here .    In the course of the meeting Lars Mossberg stood down as...... More

    02.12.2005

    Record attendance at INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar in Singapore

    INTERTANKO's Vetting Seminar in Singapore this week attracted a record attendance of over 120 members. We extend our sincere thanks to the following speakers for providing such informative and polished presentations:  ).  J. A. D. (Ian) Hunter MBE. Director, Marine Services, International Marine Transportation (IMT on IMT Vetting - including TMSA status, Inspection process changes and Incident...... More

    02.12.2005

    INTERTANKO welcomes new Marine Manager

    We are delighted to welcome Fredrik Larsson to INTERTANKO as our new Marine Manager. He is working in the London office under Captain Howard Snaith , head of the Marine, Chemical, Ports, Terminals and Environmental directorate. The 29 year-old former ship's officer from Sweden has been at sea since 1994 on products tankers, crude oil tankers (aframaxes and VLCCs) and small bulk carriers with...... More

    02.12.2005

    Revised International Bunker Standard published

    The revised International Standard for Marine Fuels (ISO 8217-2005) was published last week by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The new standard embraces several important changes, including:   ·          a change in the reference temperature for viscosity, ·          a reduction in the number of categories for residual fuels, ·          an alteration in the sulphur lim...... More

    02.12.2005

    Tanker market likely to be strong for the remainder of 2005

    Delays in transit of the Bosporus Strait   are keeping aframax and suezmax rates up, while a lack of available VLCCs is sustaining rates for the biggest tankers. At the same time the recovery of U.S. refineries after the hurricanes is happening faster than the recovery of U.S. oil production, which is still running at a reduced rate, with some new production also delayed. This may mean increase...... More

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    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd's List, 28 November 2005 - Sense and safety — an unbeatable combination Lloyd's List, 28 November 2005 – Raft of measures helps to stem the tide of incidents Lloyd's List, 28 November 2005 – Chemical ship safety report is imminent Lloyd's List, 29 November 2005 – Chemical code will act as litmus test for what can be carried by sea   ... More