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Friday, October 19, 2018

No. 51/2006




~*~ Seasons Greetings ~*~

2006 has been an action-packed year at INTERTANKO, with a huge number of important issues to keep abreast of, and a growing membership to serve – 2006 has seen 20 new Members join INTERTANKO, with 181 tankers totalling 14.2m dwt, as well as 26 new Associate Members. Our members and associate members around the world have been following these issues and at the same time following spot markets th...... More


INTERTANKO participates in Bahamas Shipowners Association Annual meetings

INTERTANKO was invited by the Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) to participate in its Executive Committee meeting and the BSA Annual General Meeting, both held 12-13 December 2006.   INTERTANKO's Director for Regulatory Affairs and the Americas , Joe Angelo, attended the BSA Executive Committee meeting to give a presentation on the INTERTANKO Strategy for the revision of the IMO air emission...... More


IMO regulations and amendments to regulations to come into force on 1 January 2007

As from 1 January 2007, the following new regulations, or amendments to the current IMO regulations, will come into force:   MARPOL Convention   Revised Annex I comes into force.   Annex I, Regulation 22 - double bottoms in cargo pump rooms for oil tankers of and above 5,000 dwt with keel laid on or after 1st January 2007.   Annex I, Regulation 23 - accidental outflow calculations - oil tankers...... More


Pre-planning of survey in dry-dock also for ships not subject to the Enhanced Programme of inspections

The IMO's Maritime Safety Committee at its 82nd session (MSC 82) has approved a new circular MSC.1/Circ.1223 recommending that the pre-planning of surveys in dry-dock which currently apply during surveys of bulk carriers and oil tankers (resolution A.744(18), as amended) should be applicable to all other ship types. Discretion is recommended for ships of less than 100 m, in which case, a meetin...... More


Equasis launches its new website in January

Equasis will be launching its new website on 5 January 2007.   Equasis was primarily developed by the European Commission and the French Maritime Administration with the purpose of collecting and disseminating quality and safety-related information on the world's merchant ships from both public and private sources and making it available on the internet. The main Port State Control Regimes that...... More


Ship owners urged to take heed of EU sulphur implications

The daily lives of ship operators both afloat and ashore will be enlivened by the complications lying in store when complying with the variety of IMO and EU regulations on SOx emissions. Tom Visser, Technical Adviser at DNV Petroleum Services, draws the industry's attention to this fact in an article in Lloyd's List of 19 December ( click here to view), in which observing the limits on maximum...... More



  • 10 January 2007 - Human Element in Shipping Committee (HEiSC) meeting, London
  • 11 January 2007 – Associate Members Committee meeting and dinner, London
  • 25 January 2007 – INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee meeting, London.
  • 30 January 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 7 February 2007 - Joint Chemical Tanker Committee & Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee (Americas) meeting, Houston
  • 8-9 February 2007 – Latin American Panel meeting, Panama
  • 21 February 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 26 March 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, Houston TX
  • 26-27 March 2007 - Council meeting, Houston TX
  • 26-28 March 2007 - Annual Tanker Event, Houston TX
  • 29 March 2007 - Tanker Chartering Seminar - Houston
  • 15 May 2007 - Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar, Athens
  • 16 May, 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting Athens
  • 16 May 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 30 May 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 4 July 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 18 October 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 14 November 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 21 November 2007 – Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar Hong Kong, China
  • 22 November 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting, Hong Kong, China

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NEW PUBLICATION * 'Vetting Clauses - A Practical Guide' * NEW PUBLICATION

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Lloyd's List, 15 December 2006 - DNVPS backs switch to 1% fuel Lloyd's List, 15 December 2006 - Shipping industry under scrutiny Lloyd's List, 15 December 2006 - Key green tanker issues also impacting on other vessels Lloyd's List, 15 December 2006 - Prepare for stricter rules on carrying vegetable oils Anderimar Shipping News, 20 December 2006 - Industry "supports IACS" in EC clash Lloyd's Lis...... More