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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

No 38 2012 - 28 Sept




LR - heightened attention on common port state control deficiencies

Owners and managers of Lloyd’s Register classed vessels may note the following as published in Lloyd’s Register’s Classification News, issue 25/2012 of 14 September. ''Lloyd’s Register is fully committed to maintaining the quality of its classed fleet and its surveyors are aware of the most common deficiencies which may result in ships being detained by port state control authorities. However,...... 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) on 2 October in Manila. The Seafarers’ Vetting Seminar will provide training and presentations to enhance the understanding of the vetting process and why these inspections are undertaken, and to provide seafarers with guidance in preparing for and...... 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.  To view a copy of the agenda click here There is no limit to the number of attendees and therefore we encourage...... More


2012 Safety4Sea Athens Forum – free admission

INTERTANKO Members are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Safety4Sea Forum in Athens, a pro bono event aiming to enhance safety, environmental awareness and excellence, while promoting best practices. The event, organised by IBS Marine, is scheduled for Wednesday 3 October (09:00 to 18:00 followed by a cocktail reception) at the Eugenides Foundation on Syngrou Avenue in Athens. It is aiming to...... More



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 – 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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Guide on the Selection and Installation of Ballast Water Management Systems for Tankers

INTERTANKO’s Guide on the Selection and Installation of Ballast Water Management Systems for Tankers has been developed to assist tanker owners during the selection, assessment and installation of Ballast Water Management (BWM) systems for existing and newbuilding tankers. It has been developed using experience and guidance from INTERTANKO Members on the Environmental Committee and INTERTANKO’s...... More


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