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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tokyo Tanker Event – latest on Poseidon and sponsorship possibilities

INTERTANKO's Tokyo Tanker Event May 13-15 2009 will have, as part of a full, stimulating and active programme, a new-look Poseidon Challenge session on the Friday morning entitled Lessons Learned from Quality Improvement.


Capt Graham Westgarth, President of Teekay Marine Services, will chair the session and make a challenging opening presentation.


He will be followed by:

Richard Sadler, Chief Executive Officer, Lloyd's Register  

Dave Williamson, Vice President Operations, BP Shipping

Faz Peermohamed, Admiralty Partner, Ince & Co

Capt Hisaya Higuchi, manager of Risk Management Team, Safety & Environmental Management Group, NYK Line


Each speaker will be:


- giving examples of Continuous Improvement in his company

- demonstrating how his company promotes continuous improvement as a culture

- showing where the challenges of the future are for the industry and what we need to do to address them.


We expect this to be a stimulating and through-provoking session with participation from key industry players at the highest level. Don't expect to leave this session with your way of doing things unchanged!


Contact: Bill Box


In the rest of the Tanker Event the latest list of speakers includes (in order of appearance): 

Takeshi Matsui, President, Sanko Lines
Erika Feller, Assistant High Commissioner-Protection, UN High Commission for Refugees

Kenneth Koo, Chairman and CEO, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co. (S) Pte Ltd

Steve Christy, Head of Research, E A Gibson Shipbrokers
Geir Olafsen, Head of Research, Inge Steensland
Denis Petropoulos, Managing Director, Braemar Seascope
Zambrano Rosendo, former General Director, PMI Comercio International

Capt Mike Watson, President, International Maritime Pilots' Association (IMPA)
Dr Kong-Gyun Oh, Chairman, IACS / Chairman & CEO Korean Register

(Poseidon Challenge speakers - see above)

Brad Berman, President, Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR)

Monica Bonvalet, Commercial Promotion Director, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille
Charles W. Parks, VP Marine, Tesoro Maritime Company
Ralph R. Rohena, Director, HSE / Regulatory & Government Affairs, ConocoPhillips
Leigh A. Phillips, President, Biehl & Co. Inc


Contact: Chantal Cheung-tam-he


* General Sponsorship Package - for INTERTANKO Members only *

We would like to offer all INTERTANKO members the Tokyo Tanker Event "General Sponsorship Package" @ USD 5,000. The package includes:

- One (1) complementary registration to the event (value USD 1,250);

- Your company logo will be included in materials distributed prior to and at the event, on the INTERANKO website etc.

This package is available for INTERTANKO members only and for a limited number and time.


Join the following sponsors:

Teekay Corp. (Cocktail Reception Welcome Dinner);

International Registries Inc. (Cocktail Reception Closing Dinner);

American Bureau of Shipping (Golf Tournament);

Valles Steamship (co-sponsor Welcome Dinner);

ClassNK (co-sponsor Welcome Dinner);

Korean Register of Shipping (Thursday Coffee/Tea Breaks);

Det Norske Veritas (Conference lunches);

Germanischer Lloyd (Conference Lanyard)

Spectec (General Sponsorship)

Please email for further details or to book your sponsorship as soon as possible (before Thursday 2 April 2009 or earlier to ensure best position of your logos on print materials).