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No. 10/2004

  • FSI12 at IMO, 15-19 March 2004, London
  • EP hearing on Barents Sea oil, 16 March 2004, Brussels
  • INTERTANKO North American Panel meeting, 22 March 2004, Stamford CT, USA
  • International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference, 22-24 March 2004 Singapore
  • National Maritime Museum conference, 23-24 March 2004, Greenwich
  • ISTEC meeting, 26-27 March 2004, Dubai
  • INTERTANKO’s Dubai Tanker Event, 28-31 March 2004, Dubai
  • INTERTANKO Executive Committee Meeting, Sunday 28 March 2004, Dubai
  • INTERTANKO Council Meeting and AGM, Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 March 2004, Dubai
  • Two media courses in Dubai
  • The Associate Members Committee meeting, 29 March 2004, Dubai
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  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
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    Greenpeace’s position on recycling challenged at Mare Forum

    One of several key sessions at the recent Mare Forum conference in Shanghai was “Ship Recycling in China ”. Speakers included the Chairman, China National Shipscrapping Association, who described the work of the Association, including the establishment of a Green Code which is used to assess the standards of its members. He demonstrated how, by working with national and regional governments,...... More


    Tokyo MoU agrees industry suggestion to set up detention review panel

    As part of ongoing work by INTERTANKO’s Vetting Committee, and subsequent to INTERTANKO’s approach to the Paris MoU in 2001 on the creation of an independent detention review board, INTERTANKO and its ‘Round Table’ colleagues wrote to the Tokyo MoU proposing that a similar independent detention review board be created within the Tokyo MoU. Click here to view the submitted letter. We have receiv...... More


    Report from IMO's Design and Equipment Meeting

    In a well-organised and systematic meeting held at the IMO this week, the delegations of the Design and Equipment sub-Committee successfully covered the extensive agenda which was concluded earlier today. The meeting saw agreement for action on lifeboat safety, protection of pump rooms and permanent means of access. A new sub-section to regulation 13 of Annex I to MARPOL was drafted to take int...... More


    DE 47 agrees revised text for Means of Access regulation

    In an unprecedented revision of an IMO regulation before it has come into force, the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment during its 47 th session (DE 47), which was held between 25 February and 5 March 2004, revised and agreed a new text for the Technical Provisions for the Means of Access for Inspections (colloquially also known as Permanent Means of Access, or PMA) for tankers and...... More


    Excitement grows over member forecasts as freight rates wobble

    INTERTANKO has established a tradition of asking members and guests at its Annual Dinner to forecast what the rates will be one year ahead when they gather again for the next Tanker Event and AGM. Last year in Washington , the secretariat threatened to reveal the findings of the psychoanalyst that they had allegedly employed to scrutinise the forecasts made in Rotterdam in 2002. Owners were as...... More


    Exciting programme for the Dubai Tanker Event 28-31 March 2004 – Register NOW!

    Preparations for this year’s tanker gathering continue to progress swiftly, promising an interesting and comprehensive programme for delegates and visitors. In addition to the INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting, Executive Committee and Council meetings, the Dubai Tanker Event will feature a series of open conference sessions covering a wide range of topics. As tankers and other shipping markets...... More



    China, the centre of shipping by 2015... More







    TradeWinds Weekly, 27 February 2004 - Danes flying ´colours of convenience´ Lloyd’s List, 2 March 2004 - IMO has legal means to tackle tricky Solas amendment Lloyd’s List, 3 March 2004 - Europe gets down to clearing up the mucky business of places of refuge Singapore Shipping Times, 3 March 2004 – EC takes action on new ship safety laws Hazardous Cargo Bulletin E-mail Alert, 4 March 2004 Lloyd’...... More