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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

No. 18/2008




INTERTANKO’s ILO 180/MLC 2006 guidance booklet now available

This new INTERTANKO booklet aims to evaluate how the safety management system could be used to assist in establishing a compliance guidance document for ILO 180/MLC 2006 and provides guidance on:   a)      how to implement, comply, monitor and audit the hours of work or rest requirements and b)      how to provide documentary evidence of compliance.   The book was produced jointly by INTERTANKO...... More


INTERTANKO MD delivers Andrew Laing Lecture

INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr Peter Swift delivered this week the 76 th Andrew Laing Lecture at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne . This memorial lecture is now hosted jointly by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the Institute of Marine Engineering , Science and Technology (IMarEST).   Swift’s lecture on “Tanker Business Today” covered an introduction to INTERTANKO, the...... More


INTERTANKO’s MD and its ISTEC Chairman participate in Environmental Summit

The Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC), Henrik von Platen, and the Association’s Managing Director, Dr Peter Swift , joined other speakers and panellists, including the IMO’s Marine Environment Director, Miguel Palomares, National Maritime Research Institute (Japan) Director, Koichi Yosida, Green Award’s Managing Director, Jan Fransen, and ICS Chairma...... More


INTERTANKO Tanker Officer Training Standards (TOTS) - details of access to the TOTS modules

Members will by now be fully aware of the TOTS initiative by INTERTANKO, which aims to provide an alternative system of measuring an officer’s experience for "Time in Rank" and "Time in Company" and which was well received when it was launched during our annual Tanker Event in Istanbul.   We are pleased to provide details of the availability of the various parts of the TOTS system and where and...... More


Maritime Education Programmes take shape in Dubai

As reported in Weekly NEWS No. 12/2008 and 13/2008 , a group of leading international maritime education, research and innovation institutions from the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) are planning to establish a new “International Institute of Maritime Science" for postgraduate studies in Dubai .   These plans took a further step forward at a meeting in Dubai this week...... More


Workload in repair yards set to increase against background of already tight repair capacity

The International Maritime Statistics Forum Annual Meeting was held this week in Gdansk , Poland .   One of several interesting presentations was given by Jakub Walenkiewicz of Det Norske Veritas (DNV).   He warned that repair capacity for ships is currently very tight, and that this situation is likely to deteriorate.   The workload of the repair yards is set to increase by some 87% from 2004 ...... More



  • 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
  • Early September 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Monaco
  • 19 November 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
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NEW 2007/8 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 Fax:             Download this form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41...... More



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