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No 37 2012 - 21 Sept




First-class ECDIS workshop attracts full house to INTERTANKO office

An Admiralty workshop entitled 'Are you ready for the new ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems) regulations? Your nine stage guide to meeting the revised SOLAS requirements' was hosted by INTERTANKO this week, attracting a full house of Members and Associate Members to our London Office. The workshop was designed in partnership with, and was presented by, Captain Paul Hailwoo...... More


Industry recognises revised IMO Model Course for ECDIS

The IMO’s Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Model Course (1.27) has been revised to ensure that navigators understand ECDIS in the context of navigation and can demonstrate all competencies contained in and implied by STCW 2010. The new publication is entitled Model Course (1.27) 2012 Edition and is now available from the IMO  ( ). Leading industry organisation...... More


INTERTANKO Seafarers’ Vetting Seminar, 2 October, Manila, Philippines

In support of INTERTANKO’s focus on the Human Element, the Vetting Committee will conduct a vetting seminar for seafaring officers (home on leave) by providing training and presentations to enhance the understanding of the vetting process, why these inspections are undertaken, and to provide them with guidance in preparing for and closing out such inspections. INTERTANKO has hosted many vetting...... More


INTERTANKO Members’ Vetting Seminar, 3 October, Singapore

INTERTANKO will be hosting a Vetting Seminar for its Members on the afternoon of 3 October at the Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore. The seminar, which is free of charge, will start at 13:00 and finish at 16:45 and will feature four speakers and a Q&A session.  Further details of the event and speakers will be confirmed shortly. There is no limit to the number of attendees an...... More


Members encouraged to increase their use of Terminal Vetting Database

INTERTANKO would like to remind Members of the value to be obtained from using INTERTANKO’s Terminal Vetting Database (TVD) and we actively encourage you to incorporate the system into your company’s operating requirements.   Access The TVD is available to those who are tanker owners/operators, terminal owners/operators, port state control authorities and others with a legitimate interest in...... More



20 September 2012 – Environmental Committee, Rome
20-21 September 2012 – Bunker Sub-committee, Rome

21-22 September 2012 – Environmental Committee/ISTEC, Rome
02 October 2012 – Seafarers Vetting Seminar, Manila
03-04 October 2012 – Vetting Committee and Seminar, Singapore
10 October 2012 – Northern European Panel, London
10 October 2012 – Chemical Tanker Committee, London
11 October 2012 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
23 October 2012 – North American Panel, Houston
31 October 2012 – Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee, Houston
31 October 2012 – Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro

12-13 November 2012 - Human Element in Shipping Committee, London

14 November 2012 – Executive Committee, London
15 November 2012 – Council, London
23 November 2012 – Asian Panel, Hong Kong

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Oil Pollution Legislation in Littoral States of the USA

INTERTANKO published its first review of US state oil pollution laws in 1993 in response to the US Oil Pollution Act 1990. Following the Deepwater Horizon spill, we now publish a timely update of US State oil pollution laws focusing on the parties responsible, the range of claims, and potential financial liability. This publication is an essential guide for any tanker owner trading to US ports....... More


INTERTANKO’S Guide to the Vetting Process 9th edition

INTERTANKO's Guide to the Vetting Process has been completely revised and expanded into a new 9th edition which is now available in hard copy and as an electronic e-book. It contains concise, yet comprehensive descriptions of the principal tanker vetting systems and the screening process, as well as up-to-date information on the different ship inspection systems of oil and chemical companies,...... More