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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 19/2004

  • 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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    EMSA establishes expert Panel on double hull tankers

    As a follow-up from the "Seminar on Maritime Safety and Double Hull Tanker Design" organised by the European Commission on 7 November 2003 in Brussels , the European Maritime Safety Agency has taken the initiative to form an expert Panel to discuss matters related to double hull tankers. The 2003 Seminar recommended follow-up action involving a co-operative effort of all parties concerned, whic...... More


    Report on the 25th International Bunker Conference

    The 25 th International Bunker Conference 28-30 April 2004 in Bergen, Norway gave the general impression that greater importance is being attached to the potential impact of the EU "Sulphur Directive" on the bunker market than to preparation for, or knowledge of, the forthcoming ratification and enforcement of Annex VI to MARPOL - in particular the statutory responsibilities for the bunker...... More


    Third ‘Cooney’ lecture on incident management and media response

    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 the series (the previous two having been held in London and Dubai) examining cases with those who have had to face up to media scrutiny in a crisis. They can thereb...... More


    The CHIRP Charitable Trust – confidential and voluntary incident reporting

    Background CHIRP is an independent confidential and voluntary reporting programme for people employed or having an active interest in the maritime industry. CHIRP’s primary purpose is to receive confidential reports and, when relevant to represent safety related issues to the respective operational management and/or regulatory agency without revealing the identity of the reporter. Its objects a...... More


    Update of INTERTANKO’s regional database for the United Kingdom

    As part of INTERTANKO’s ongoing initiative to improve its service to members, the association’s regional database for the United Kingdom is currently being updated. If your company has an office in the UK , it can benefit from our full range of services and participate in our regional activities. Please contact Minerva Alfonso and provide your branch contact details (contact person name,...... More



    Enlarged European fleet means greater global presence... More




    The impact of Chinese expansion

    Everybody is looking to China with wonder, greed and anxiety. China is keeping the world busy by importing huge amounts of raw materials and other products and exporting everything we use in our daily lives. All the transactions created by the Chinese activity naturally also boost the financial markets. China started to move from a very low level only a few years ago. When hundreds of millions ...... More



    Barwil Gulf News, Issue 80, April 2004: 14.Security situation deteriorates in Iraq 16.An update of the crude oil terminal attacks in Iraq Fairplay Daily News , 30 April 2004 - End of an era as Carlsson retires Lloyd’s List, 4 May 2004 - EU enjoys quarter of world tanker share as new members put tonnage on table Lloyd’s List, 5 May 2004 - Talks with IMO offer prospect of giving Asia a stronger...... More