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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

No. 18/2004

  • INTERTANKO’s Documentary Committee, 7 May 2004, London
  • INTERTANKO Bunker Sub-Committee, 11 May 2004, London
  • EurOCEAN 2004 Conference, 10-13 May 2004, Galway, Ireland
  • INTERTANKO lecture on ‘The needs and effects of incident management and media response plans’, 13 May 2004, Athens.
  • IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (78), 12-21 May, London
  • HNS Convention Workshop, 19 May 2004, Barcelona
  • Reception, 19 May 2004, Shanghai, hosted by INTERTANKO’s Chairman
  • Reception, 20 May 2004, Singapore, hosted by INTERTANKO’s Chairman
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    INTERTANKO and HELMEPA seek further cooperation

    HELMEPA (the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Agency) held its 22 nd Annual General Meeting on 22 April 2004 in Piraeus . INTERTANKO gave a brief address regarding a plan for future cooperation with HELMEPA and the generation of further MEPAs around the world. Chaired by Nikolas P. Tsakos, the meeting was well attended by its members in Greece , who were present to reflect on the past...... More


    All parts of the oil and shipping industry have a responsibility to ensure the highest of standards

    INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr Peter Swift spoke at the International Maritime Industries Forum (IMIF) lunch meeting on 28 April 2004 in London on “Tankers – Today and Tomorrow”, kindly hosted by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). In his talk he highlighted the industry’s performance record of continued reliability, cost and energy efficiency, with fewer and fewer incidents...... More


    Reception Facility Forum meets for its second session

    Following on the success of the port Reception Facility Forum meeting held in January this year, the second meeting was held on 15 April 2004 at INTERTANKO’s offices in London . Again support was forthcoming from the shipping industry and ports industry alike, with attendance also by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) secretariat and the European Maritime and Safety Agency (EMSA)....... More


    Report on the INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC) meeting on 28 April 2004 in Oslo

    The INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC) met under the chairmanship of Capt. John Einar Dalsvaag, Knutsen O.A.S. Shipping A/S. The following is the outcome of the discussions on some of the agenda items: Adoption of the new Terms of Reference, which was triggered by the change of name from the Shuttle Tanker Committee to the INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC) and which extended...... More


    INTERTANKO lecture on ‘The needs and effects of incident management and media response plans’, 13 May 2004, Athens

    Proper media engagement following a crisis is ever more crucial and today involves not only potentially crippling liabilities but also issues of criminality. INTERTANKO is therefore holding this Athens lecture, which is the third in a series, examining cases with those who have had to face up to media scrutiny in a crisis. They can thereby share their experiences and the lessons learned, and...... More


    Terminal Vetting Database (TVD) Upgrade

    INTERTANKO is pleased to announce that acting on suggestions from the Vetting Committee, INTERTANKO has completed two upgrades to its Terminal Vetting Database as follows: 1 . Low entry score alert system When a report is entered with a score of 2 or less (this value is configurable on the sliding score scale of 1- 5) it will generate an automatic report via e-mail that will be sent to the...... More


    The INTERTANKO Spring 2004 Chemical Review now ready for release!

    The Spring 2004 issue of the INTERTANKO Chemical Review has just been released. In 2003 INTERTANKO made the decision to publish a biannual supplement that focuses strictly on chemical issues. In addition to all of the chemical tanker news found each week in the Weekly NEWS, the INTERTANKO Chemical Review covers issues that focus solely on the chemical tanker sector. This issue contains timely...... More


    INTERTANKO speaks at the Propeller Club

    At the invitation of the President, INTERTANKO’s Executive Manager, Anders Baardvik , attended the April meeting of the London Chapter of the Propeller Club and gave a short presentation on the activities of the Association. Drawing lines through history, the presentation touched upon the origins of the Association, how it has developed and how its agenda has expanded to a current work programm...... More



    INTERCARGO puts the dry bulk boom in context... More




    Very little recycling of large tankers despite high scrap prices

    INTERTANKO appreciate that the records probably are not entirely correct, but is somewhat concerned about the relatively high number of tankers that appear to be still in the market but should have been phased out... More


    The US oil imports is driving the tanker market

    The 0.7 VLCC from Saudi Arabia actually produces some 11% of world total crude oil tonne mile demand per year, which demonstrates the importance of US oil imports for the tanker market.... More



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    Lloyd’s List, 26 April 2004 - O’Neil urges shipping on ‘new tack’ with IMO Le Monde, 27 April 2004 – Les armateurs de supertankers confrontés au scenario noir du terrorisme maritime (The owners of supertankers confronted with the black scenario of maritime terrorism) Lloyd’s List, 27 April 2004 - Basra oil flows again after sea attacks Lloyd’s List, 29 April 2004 - Van Dyck to steer through...... More