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15.02.2008

IMO BLG 12 and regulations concerning ship-to-ship (STS) operations

Last week the IMO's Bulk, Gas and Liquids Sub-committee (BLG) met and discussed forthcoming regulations concerning ship-to-ship (STS) transfer operations.   Currently, there are no specific regulations in any mandatory IMO instrument, but this may soon be changed. The issue was initially introduced at the IMO in 2006 by the Governments of Spain and Mexico , with a proposal to regulate both...... More

15.02.2008

Former INTERTANKO Chairman to speak at the INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members' lunch on ships' emissions on February 20

Lars Carlsson, former INTERTANKO Chairman ( 2001 – 2004) and currently the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Shipping Emissions Abatement and Trading (SEAaT), will speak at the next lunch forum for U.K.-based INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO members. The forum is scheduled for Wednesday, 20 February 2008, from 12.00 to 14.30 at at St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD.   All types o...... More

15.02.2008

IEA forecasts further demand reductions as oil supply increases

The Paris-based International Energy Agency ( IEA) reports that changes are taking place in the oil market - not just to demand, but also to the supply side and the refining industry. The economic environment is clearly paramount: just as the demand shock of 2004 shaped the oil market for the next three years, so too could the impending slowdown.   It has made further adjustments to the demand...... More

15.02.2008

The U.S. remains by far Venezuela's biggest crude oil customer

The Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW) regards what Exxon appears to have done in Venezuela as a straightforward business decision - that in light of the changes in contract terms, there are better places for it to invest its money. On this basis, it has been able to take a tough legal stance on securing compensation for the assets it has lost. So, while it seems more dramatic, Exxon's dispute...... More

15.02.2008

DIARY

  • 20 February 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 6 March 2008 – Asian Panel, Singapore
  • 12-13 March, 2008 – Latin American Panel meeting, Miami, FL, U.S.
  • 17 March 2008 – North American Panel meeting, Stamford, CT, U.S.
  • 19 March 2008 - Vetting Committee meeting, Connecticut, U.S.
  • 27 March 2008 – Hellenic Forum meeting, Athens
  • 8 April 2008 - Chemical Seminar, Panama
  • 9 April 2008 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Panama
  • 16 April 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 17 April 2008 – Bunker Sub-committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 17 April 2008 – Environmental Committee meeting, Istanbul

  • 18-19 April 2008 – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical & Environmental Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 20 April 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 – Associate Members Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 – Spring Council meeting, Istanbul
  • 22 April 2008 – Tanker Chartering Seminar, Istanbul
  • 20-23 April 2008 – INTERTANKO's Annual Tanker Event, Istanbul
  • First week June 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Athens
  • 4 June 2008 - Chemical Tanker Committee, Singapore
  • 25 June 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 11 September 2008 – Chemical Tanker Sub-committee (Americas) meeting, U.S. NE Coast
  • 19 November 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
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15.02.2008

INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

NEW 200 7/8 publications catalogue now available!   Click here to download INTERTANKO's full publications catalogue for 2007/2008 with over 40 titles.   4 easy ways to send us your order:   Online:          Order directly from our online bookshop E-mail:          Send your order by e-mail to bookshop@intertanko.com Fax:             Download this form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 4...... More

15.02.2008

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Lloyd's List, 13.02.08 - Forget the markets, worse things do happen at sea TradeWinds, 15.02.08 - IMO narrows its sulphur strategy ... More