INTERTANKO hosts Vetting Seminar, 2 December 2003,

INTERTANKO hosted a successful Vetting Seminar in Singapore on 2 December 2003, attended by nearly 60 delegates.

Presentations included talks from BP and Shell regarding the screening process and overviews of why vetting takes place, as well as in-depth presentations from Lloyd’s and ABS regarding CAP requirements, and insights from the MPA into the Singapore experience of port state control. Various presentations were given by the INTERTANKO team including the Chairman of the Vetting Committee, Lars Mossberg, and Chairman of the Terminal Vetting Working Group, Capt. John Hill.

Click here to view the following presentations:

Lars Mossberg (Marinvest) on ‘Q88.com - A Working Solution’

Q.88.com has now been added to the INTERTANKO range of services (see article below).

Capt. John Hill (Port Clearance & Vetting Director, HeidenreichMarine) on the INTERTANKO Terminal Vetting Database.

This presentation gives a full overview of the database and the many benefits that can be derived by members.

Members are encouraged to continue to build the database, access the site and upload their terminal reports directly as well as take advantage of the information already available.

Click here to access the Terminal Vetting Database.

CaptHoward Snaith, INTERTANKO’s Marine & Chemical Director, gave an overview of the updated vetting inspection feedback form statistics. These will be shared with both SIRE & CDI with the aim of mutual cooperation.

John R. Dudley of Koch Shipping Company gave a presentation entitled 'Replies to SIRE (and other) Inspection Observations'.

Capt. Tan Kim Liang, Senior Port State Control Officer Marine Port Authority Singapore presented an account of ‘Port State Control, the Singapore Experience’.

C.H. Tan, Principal Surveyor and Manager, Marine Technical Services, Lloyd's Register spoke on CAP requirements.

We are requesting copies of the presentations by the oil companies and other classification societies and these will be added to the INTERTANKO web site as they become available.

Contact: Howard Snaith