INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO joint Technical Seminar, Mumbai just over ten days away

Just over ten days to go until the joint INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO technical seminar on 22 November 2006 in Mumbai, aimed primarily at the associations' joint members and associate members in the region.


Key issues up for discussion at the seminar will be as follows:


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


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.


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