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Sunday, November 18, 2018

No. 35/2003

  • INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Forum meets in Athens on 9 September
  • Debate on 16 September in London on accelerated single-hull phase-out
  • INTERTANKO’s Insurance Committee meets in London on 16 September
  • Executive Committee and Council Meetings to be held 17-18 September
  • INTERTANKO IT Committee meets in London 19 September
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    Norway at a crossroads when it comes to shipping

    Representing the new owners of Norwegian shipping company Bergesen, Mr. Andreas Sohmen-Pao delivered a clear message in his speech at the Annual Meeting of the NSA Tank and Bulkship Group.... More


    Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available

    INTERTANKO's Tanker Specification Awareness Guide has been compiled to assist those ordering new ships in making informed decisions about the specification of their newbuildings based on industry experience and response to current issues.... More


    Single hull (SH) tankers due for phase out - please check your tankers

    INTERTANKO is participating in the IMO group of experts’ study of the possible consequences of the proposed new phase-out requirements, restrictions in the carriage of heavy oils to double hull (DH) tankers, and expansion of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). In the course of this work it has become clear that there are discrepancies in the tanker databases with regard to details on double...... More


    Major oil companies changing chartering policy

    Since the beginning of the 1980s the major oil companies have drastically reduced their tanker fleets and period chartering. The various oil companies have, however, had quite different transportation strategies. The most spectacular difference has been between western and Japanese charterers, the latter having covered some 80% of their transportation demand with tankers that are often on very...... More


    POINTS OF VIEW - Tanker cargo tank bottoms may be better left uncoated

    This is the conclusion of research carried out by two of Japan’s biggest shipowners, Mitsui OSK Lines and Nippon Yusen Kaisha.... More




    Do you value your reputation? Sign up for the INTERTANKO Media Awareness Training in Athens, 23 and 24 October

    The ability to provide public information in the event of a pollution incident, in other words deal with the media, is a legal requirement under OPA 90 and is of course very important in relation to pollution incidents world-wide. This four-hour course is a vital introduction to the realities of media response in a changing world.... More



    Fairplay Weekly, 28 August 2003 - Industry balks at criminal sanctions Lloyd’s List, 28 August 2003 – (Diary) Challenging times ... More