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Year 1998




Year 1998 - Overview

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INTERTANKO celebrates its own second millennium ahead of time-

With the recent acceptance of Consultores de Navegacion SA of Spain as a new member of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), the number of tankers in the membership fleet has passed the 2,000 mark for the first time in the Association¹s history. The addition of the product tankers in the Consultores de Navegacion fleet brings the total INTERTANKO fleet to 2,00...... More


INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum's 4th Meeting Caps Busy Year For Tanker Association

The INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum is holding its latest meeting, the fourth since it was established at the beginning of 1997, in Athens on 9 November. Delegates will discuss issues of concern to the Forum's membership and review the considerable progress made by its parent body, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), on behalf of all its members over the last seve...... More


A Tale Of Eight Jetties: The Search For Adequate European Reception Facilities

The Short Sea Tanker Group of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), at its most recent meeting, analysed a voyage made by one of the member's tankers active in the European shortsea trades to highlight the persistent lack of adequate shore reception facilities in the region. The Short Sea Tanker Group met in Brussels on 13 October on the occasion of INTERTANKO...... More


Kinnock hails tanker owners

Kinnock hails tanker owners ... More


INTERTANKO Commits Full Support To The European Commission's Quality Shipping Campaign

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) endorsed the European Commission's efforts to improve waterway management systems at its Brussels Tanker Event in the Belgian capital today. The need for all parties involved in the passage of ships to join shipowners and bear a fair share of the responsibility for safe, pollution-free operations is an essential element of...... More


MPA holds joint discussions with INTERTANKO

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) held a discussion with the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) on 19 September 1998 to discuss some areas of mutual interest, such as co-operation in navigational safety. The meeting, which was held at the invitation of the MPA, was attended by Mr Dagfinn Lunde, Managing Director of INTERTANKO, Mr Joseph Kwok,...... More


Fourth INTERTANKO Asian Regional Panel Meeting Held In Tokyo

The fourth meeting of INTERTANKO's Asian Regional Panel was held in Tokyo on 22 September 1998. Attended by 35 senior shipping executives and well-supported by the Japanese tanker community, the Tokyo meeting was the first time the Association's new regional tanker forum has met in Japan. The Panel was established in early 1997, and two inaugural meetings were held in Singapore last year,...... More


INTERTANKO will continue to be concerned with navigational and safety issues as well as masters' fates, Worldwide

Dagfinn Lunde, Managing Director of INTERTANKO,(The International Association of Independent tanker Owners) confirms, as stated in a press release issued June 23rd, that INTERTANKO has closely followed the court proceedings in Singapore related to the Orapin Global and Evoikos incident last October in the Malacca Straights. ... More


INTERTANKO to focus on ships masters' trial in Singapore next week

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) will monitor the trial of Captain Michael Chalkitis, master of M/T Evoikos, which is being held in Singapore on 29 June 1998. Evoikos was involved in a collision with M/T Orapin Global in the Singapore Strait on October 15, 1997. The collision resulted in pollution of Singapore waters by oil lost from Evoikos. The ship's...... More