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No. 24/2007




A comprehensive strategy for the reduction of air pollution from ships

Recent moves in the United States to launch unilateral legislation (*) which would limit the sulphur content of fuel for ships in U.S. ports to 0.1% by 2010 (well below and well ahead of industry plans but pretty much in line with the European Union (EU) Sulphur Directive) has focused minds in the international shipping industry and at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the...... More


First Poseidon Challenge Award to be presented in 2008 in Istanbul

A Poseidon Challenge Award has been created to recognise outstanding accomplishments in continuous improvement in the maritime industry. The criteria and procedures have been officially endorsed by INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee and the judging panel has been formed. The first Poseidon Challenge Award will be presented at INTERTANKO’s next Tanker Event scheduled to take place in April 2008 in...... More


INTERTANKO's Executive Committee meets in Oslo

A well-attended meeting of the INTERTANKO Executive Committee was held in Oslo , 11-12 June 2007, under the chairmanship for the first time of Nicholas G. Fistes . This was the third meeting of the Executive Committee this year.   High on the agenda were two of the industry’s key policy issues: a) ship recycling; and b) Revision of MARPOL Annex VI – Air Emissions from Ships. A lengthy...... More


Chairman Nicholas Fistes visits INTERTANKO's Oslo Office

This week INTERTANKO Chairman Nicholas Fistes visited the INTERTANKO Oslo office for first time since assuming the chairmanship in April this year. This provided the Oslo-based staff with an opportunity to explain their individual activities, tasks and priorities, and to learn something of the Chairman's background and experience.   Fistes appreciated the efforts and dedication of all staff...... More


INTERTANKO Chairman's Boat Cruise on the occasion of Nor-Shipping

This week over 116 INTERTANKO staff and members had the honour of meeting recently appointed Chairman Nicholas Fistes on the INTERTANKO Chairman's Boat Cruise on the Oslo fjord. Disembarking at the grounds of Det Norske Veritas in Høvik, where a barbecue had been arranged as part of the Nor-Shipping event, members, associate members and staffers enjoyed the fine weather and the great opportunit...... More


U.K. Members Seminar discusses non-compliance

INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO UK-based members attended a luncheon seminar hosted on 1 June by LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae at their offices in London . Presentations were made by Austin P. Olney, and Paul Q. Wathcman, both Partners at the firm. Their presentation “Turning Compliance Risk to Competitive Advantage,” can be viewed here . It outlines the challenges facing the shipping industry, as t...... More


Your support is needed as INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO paddle and pedal for charity

INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO secretariat members and their families and friends will this weekend be risking life and limb (well, at least their mental and physical well-being) by propelling two dragon boats at high speed in order to raise money for the British & International Sailors' Society (BISS). In fact this is a knock-out championship and INTERTANKO is determined to out-perform - with great...... More


International Energy Agency issues June Oil Market Report

The June Oil Market Report of the Paris-based International Energy Agency shows the following adjustments to previous assessments.   Global oil product demand is revised up to 84.5 million barrels per day (mbd) for 2006 and 86.1 mbd for 2007 (revisions of +0.250 mbd and +0.420 mbd, respectively). This is the result of baseline adjustments for non-OECD countries. World oil product demand is now...... More



  • 21 June 2007 - INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee meeting, London
  • 28 June 2007 – INTERTANKO’s Worldscale Committee meeting
  • 4 July 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Lunch Seminar, London
  • 3 August 2007 – IT Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 18 September 2007 - Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
  • 19 September 2007 – Asian Panel meeting, Tokyo
  • 1 October 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, Paris
  • 18 October 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 31 October–1 November 2007 – Latin American Panel meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 14 November 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 15 November 2007 - Autumn Council meeting, London
  • 16 November 2007 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Lunch
  • 20 November 2007 – IT Committee meeting, Bergen, Norway     
  • 21 November 2007 – Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar Hong Kong, China
  • 22 November 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting, Hong Kong, China
  • 26 November 2007 – Vetting Seminar, Philippines

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2006/7 publications catalogue   INTERTANKO's full publications catalogue for 2006/7 is available online as a downloadable pdf file   Three easy ways to order:   Download an this form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41 Send your order by e-mail to Order directly from our online bookshop   Contact: Sall...... More



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