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22.06.1998

INTERTANKO welcomes court decision striking down efforts to require modifications to tank vessel equipment and design

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) today commented favourably on word that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal had struck down efforts by the State of Washington to require modifications to tank vessel equipment and design that varied from federal and international standards. This decision overturns a previous ruling by a lower court which went against the...... More

18.06.1998

Full INTERTANKO Membership Achieves ISM Code Compliance

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) announced today that all its full member companies that require ISM Code certification have now received their ISM Documents of Compliance. Under Chapter IX of the SOLAS Convention compliance with the ISM Code is mandatory for owners of tankers, bulk carriers, gas carriers, passenger ships and cargo high-speed craft of 500 ...... More

01.04.1998

INTERTANKO moved office - click here for our new address

Effective 1 April our address is: ... More

16.03.1998

An accessible and reliable Tanker Index will benefit the industry

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) welcomes initiatives to set up tanker Indices. INTERTANKO believes that if a tanker index were to become internationally acceptable, it could serve as a useful tool for the industry as a consistent quantitative measurement of tanker freight rates, a basis for settlements of contracts, as well as an instrument for hedging an...... More

12.02.1998

INTERTANKO Reaffirms ISM Commitment

The Executive Committee of INTERTANKO, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners, reaffirmed at its meeting in Vancouver BC, Canada, its commitment to the International Safety Management Code. "It is a requirement for membership in INTERTANKO that all members must have completed their ISM certification by the implementation date, 1st July this 1998. Members who do not fulfil th...... More

04.02.1998

Tanker Industry Prepares to Discuss Key Issues at INTERTANKO Singapore Tanker Event

The Singapore Tanker Event, the fourth in the new series of international meetings for the tanker industry organised by the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), will be held in Singapore at the Westin Stamford and Westin Plaza Hotel on 3-6 May 1998. The Event, which is open to all interested parties, will feature a comprehensive conference programme with six...... More