INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO host joint Technical Seminar, Mumbai

We are pleased to announce a forthcoming joint technical seminar in Mumbai on 22 November 2006, hosted by INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO and aimed primarily at the associations’ joint members and associate members in the region.


The venue for this joint seminar will be the Hotel Renaissance Mumbai. A full schedule and registration form can be accessed here. Attendance is free of charge for members and associate members - we simply require the registration form to be completed and returned to Adele Garnett for organisational purposes.


Presentations at the seminar will be as follows:


  • Dr Peter Swift, Managing Director, INTERTANKO - Global governance structures and upholding international law
  • Roger Holt, Secretary General, INTERCARGO - Annex V and the problems associated with water washing.
  • Capt Howard Snaith, Marine Director, INTERTANKO - An update on the work of the Vetting Committee
  • Dr Tim Gunner, Consultant, INTERTANKO - MARPOL Annex VI and the impacts of its current revision
  • Roger Holt, Secretary General, INTERCARGO - Bulk carrier casualties and incidents - observations and issues
  • Fredrik Larsson, Marine Manager, INTERTANKO - Lifeboats update and visions for the future
  • Dr Tim Gunner, Consultant, INTERTANKO - IMO progress towards greenhouse gas (GHG) emission control from ships


We also bring to members' attention that the International Maritime Conference (INMARCO) 2006 is scheduled for 23-25 November 2006, also at the Hotel Renaissance Mumbai. The theme of this Conference is ‘Emerging Global Opportunities in Maritime India’. It has been carefully chosen to be in line with initiatives taken by the Government of India for the enhancement of the maritime sector and the growing maritime business in India in all aspects of shipping. Industry members wishing to attend and register for this event should contact INMARCO directly via their web site at We are pleased to be co-operating with INMARCO.


Contact: Howard Snaith or Adele Garnett