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Thursday, November 15, 2018

No. 33/2005

  • 14 September – regional Members' Forum in Rome
  • 15-16 September – Executive Committee, Petersham Hotel, Richmond (London)
  • 20 September – INTERTANKO Technical Seminar, Mumbai
  • 23-24 September – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC), Limassol
  • 29 September - Associate Members Committee, Greenwich (Conn.)
  • 3 October – Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee of the Americas (CTSCA), League City
  • 4 October – North American Panel, Wyndham Greenspoint, Houston
  • 5-6 October – Seatrade Maritime London
  • 12 October - INTERTANKO Documentary Committee, London
  • 13 October - INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee, London
  • 18 October – Bunker Sub-Committee, London
  • 18 - 22 October - FONASBA Annual Meeting, Tokyo
  • 24 October – Latin America Panel, Miami
  • 24 October – Vetting Seminar, Miami
  • 25 October – Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 10-11 November – INTERTANKO Council, London
  • 8 December – International Seminar on Tanker Safety, Pollution Prevention and Spill Preparedness, Shanghai
  • ... More
  • INTERTANKO Annual Report and Review 2004
  • Guiding Principles to Emergency Management and Crisis Communications
  • A Guide to Bunkering of Ships for the purposes of Annex VI to MARPOL
  • Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide
  • A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation)
  • A Guide to Crude Oil Washing and Cargo Heating Criteria
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters
  • ... More




    IMO-led Marine Electronic Highway Project (MEH) reviewed by the Royal Institute of Navigation

    The IMO-led and World Bank/Global Environment Fund financed project, the Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) in the Strait of Malacca , is drawing close to the start of its first phase. Following consultations with INTERTANKO The Royal Institute of Navigation has published an article in their magazine Navigation News that provides a good insight into the navigational issues of the Strait and the...... More


    IMO issues revised STCW circular (MSC/Circ.1163)

    The IMO has issued a revised circular MSC Circ.1163 , with an annex listing those countries that have communicated information to the IMO demonstrating that they are giving full and complete effect to the relevant provisions of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW Convention), 1978, as amended. Members are advised that as the process of communicating and evaluating...... More


    INMARSAT-E service will close 1 December 2006

    Based upon a realistic analysis of the comprehensive information received from Inmarsat Ltd. on the future viability of the Inmarsat L-band EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) system, the IMO has agreed in principle that there is no reasonable justification for requiring Inmarsat Ltd. to continue providing the Inmarsat-E service beyond 1 December 2006 . It is now judged to be...... More


    IMO – new draft regulation on oil fuel tank capacity and protection

    Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 8 of 25 February 2005 , the IMO has issued a News Release stating that a draft regulation has been developed on oil fuel tank protection. Under this draft regulation, large ships would be limited to a maximum capacity of 2,500 cubic metres per oil fuel tank, which would have to be protectively located. Click here for the text of the amendments.   Contac...... More


    Fewer detentions for tankers in 2004 in U.S. port inspections

    Statistics presented by the magazine Safety at Sea International show that in U.S. port inspections in 2004 there have been fewer safety detentions for tankers than for the other major ship types. Safety detentions 2004 : Ship type Detentions No ships Rate Bulk 62 6,190 0.0100 Ro-ro 16 1,801 0.0089 Chemical tankers 7 924 0.0076 Gas carrier 6 1,091 0.0055 General cargo 41 10,335 0.0040 Reefer 7...... More


    INTERTANKO Rome Seminar (for INTERTANKO members and associate members), 14 September 2005

    Registration is now open for INTERTANKO’s Rome Seminar, due to be held on 14 September 2005 at the Cavalieri Hilton Hotel. The morning Seminar will follow the Mare Forum conference due to take place on 12 and 13 September at the same venue.   The INTERTANKO Seminar is an opportunity for members in the region to gather and focus attention on those issues of immediate importance to INTERTANKO and...... More


    INTERTANKO Technical Seminar, Mumbai, 20 September 2005

    INTERTANKO is hosting a Technical Seminar in Mumbai (at The Taj Mahal Hotel) for its members, associate members and invited guests only, in the afternoon of Tuesday 20 September 2005 .   The INTERTANKO Technical seminar is free of charge . INTERTANKO staff will speak on a range of subjects including vetting, ship recycling, the Ballast Water Convention, MARPOL Annex VI (Regulations for the...... More


    Tour Pour La Mer gets rolling

    Over 90 teams have registered their interest in participating in next May’s Tour Pour La Mer, a two-day 200 km bike ride from Greenwich in London to Le Touquet in France . Confirmed teams include CP Ships, Gulf Agency Company (GAC), P&O, INTERTANKO, TradeWinds, The Baltic Exchange, Marsh, OCIMF, Stephenson Harwood, V.Ships Leisure, V.Ships Agency, V.Investments, Clancey Vanguard Adjusting, Mill...... More


    Will shipyards be able to cope with replacement demand in 2009/2010?

    The Clarkson World Shipyard Monitor (WSM) is an invaluable tool for the shipping industry providing a wealth of information.   One big question is whether shipyards will manage to cope with the potential need for replacement of VLCCs in 2009/2010.   VLCC deliveries by year and yard   Builder 2H05 2006 2007 2008 2009/10 Total Mitsubishi H.I. 1 1 1     3 I.H.I. 2 2 2 2 1 9 Kawasaki H.I. 1 2 1    ...... More







      Fairplay Weekly, 4 August 2005 -  Who says shipping is not sexy? Fairplay Weekly, 11 August 2005 - Asking for trouble Lloyd's List, 15 August 2005 – Asian owners add to Malacca Strait fury Lloyd's List, 16 August 2005 – FASA piles into war-risk row Tradewinds, 16 August 2005 - Dr Peters gives something back Lloyd's List, 17 August 2005 - Dr Peters pays out Fairplay Daily News , 17 August 2005...... More