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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Annual Event 2011 – a seafarer shares his piracy story

We are very pleased to announce that Dipendra Singh Rathore, former Deck Cadet on the Marida Marguerite, which was hijacked by Somali pirates for eight months in 2010, will be sharing with Members his horrific experience as a hostage on the vessel.


One-day Tanker Seminar Programme, Wednesday 11 May 2011


Opening Session

Ioannis Diamantidis, Greece's Minister of Maritime Affairs, Islands and Fisheries (invited)

Vice Admiral Brian M. Salerno, Deputy Commandant for Operations, U.S. Coast Guard


Tanker Market Session

Harry Vafias, President / CEO, Stealth Maritime Corporation SA [Chairman]

Dr Christof Ruehl, Chief Economist, BP Plc

Dr Leo Drollas, Deputy Executive Director & Chief Economist, Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES)

Simon Booth, Managing Director, Global Co-Head of Deutsche Shipping, Deutsche Bank

Dave Saginaw, Director, McQuilling Brokerage Partner


Piracy Session

Matt Dunlop, Chairman of INTERTANKO's Advisory Panel on Piracy and Maritime Security and Chief Operating Officer of V.Ships [Chairman]

Dipendra Singh Rathore, former Deck Cadet on the Marida Marguerite (a vessel that was hijacked for 8 months in 2010)

Col Richard Spencer, Chief of Staff, EUNAVOR

Stephen Askins, Partner, Ince & Co

Hans Feringa, President, Stolt


Technical Session

(Ballast Water Treatment & Green House Gas Emissions)

Henrik von Platen, Chairman, INTERTANKO's ISTEC/Executive Vice President, Samco Shipholding [chairman]

Jon Slangerup, CEO, N.E.I. Treatment Systems

Peter Boyd, Director of Operations, Carbon War Room


INTERTANKO’s Annual Dinner, Tuesday 10 May 2011 at the Weston Athens Astir Palace



INTERTANKO Members: Dinner @ USD 225 / Seminar @ USD 325 / Dinner & Seminar @ USD 500

Non-Members: Dinner @ US 275 / Seminar @ USD 375 / Dinner & Seminar @ USD 600



Unfortunately, the block held at the Westin Athens is fully booked. A few rooms might still be available depending on dates required (on Wednesday 12 May the hotel is fully booked). Please contact (stating your arrival and departure dates) to check availability.



A number of sponsorships are still available; please contact for more information.


We would like to thank the following Members who are sponsoring the Annual Dinner & Seminar: Constanta Shipyard; Springfield Shipping Co Panama SA; Dalian Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO Dalian); Emarat Maritime LLC; Det Norske Veritas (DNV); Seagull AS; American Bureau of Shipping (ABS); Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry; International Registries Inc; Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd; Korean Register of Shipping (KR).


The following exhibitors will be pleased to greet you in Athens: Heidenreich Innovations; Consilium Marine & Safety AB; Tradewinds; Videotel Marine International Ltd; Enraf Tanksystem SA / Honeywell Marine; Scanjet Marine AB; Ship Equip AS; Emerson Process Management - Marine Tank Management; Tanker Shipping & Trade; Det Norske Veritas (DNV); Seagull AS; OceanSaver AS; Ulysses Systems; IBS Marine Consulting Group; UK P&I Club.


Contacts: Chantal Cheung Tam He (General & Sponsorships); Susan Owen (Registrations)