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Sunday, November 18, 2018

No. 07/2006

  • 22 February - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch, London
  • 2 March – Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 14 March – CTC/CTSA Committee, Houston
  • 15 March – Vetting and Chemical Seminar, Houston
  • 16 March – Vetting Committee, Houston
  • 20 March - North American Panel, Stamford, Connecticut
  • 29 March – Associate Members Committee (AMC), Singapore
  • 29-31 March - Singapore Tanker Event 2006, ExCom/Council, Annual General Meeting, Poseidon Challenge
  • 25 April - Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 3 October – Vetting Seminar, London
  • 4 October – Vetting Committee, London
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  • Extended and expanded 6th edition of 'A Guide to the Vetting Process' now available
  • Commentary on SHELLVOY 6 just published
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    INTERTANKO Chairman Stephen Van Dyck elected to the America’s Cup Hall of Fame

    INTERTANKO Chairman Stephen Van Dyck has been elected to the America’s Cup Hall of Fame*, an award that is one of the most distinguished in the sporting world, honouring legendary individuals from among the challengers and defenders of the America’s Cup ocean-going yacht race.    Commencing with its first induction ceremony in 1993, many ‘legends’ of the hugely testing international yacht racin...... More


    INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting 2006, Singapore

    The INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Singapore Tanker Event (29 – 31 March 2006) and is scheduled to take place on Friday 31 March, at 1630 hours - 1700 hours, at the Four Seasons Hotel , 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore, 248646, telephone (65) 6734-1110, fax (65) 6733-0682.    For further details regarding the Tanker Event and registration, please visit ou...... More


    Provisional categorisation of liquid substances updated by IMO’s MEPC.2/Circ.11

    The IMO has now replaced MEPC.2/Circ.10 with its update MEPC.2/Circ.11 dated December 2005.   Annexes 1 to 4 provide lists of noxious liquid substances (NLS) with associated categories and minimum carriage requirements which have been established through Tripartite Agreements and registered with the IMO Secretariat.   Annexes 5 to 11 are intended to facilitate the reporting of Tripartite...... More


    Washington State requires information on ballast water management by 1 July 2006

    As of 1 July 2007 all ships calling at Washington State ports will be required to undertake ballast water exchange or treatment in compliance with the standards provided by the State.    In order for the State authorities to ascertain the readiness of the industry for the entry into force of this requirement, operators are required to submit an Interim Ballast Water Management report by 1 July...... More


    Update on Pyrolysis Gasoline

    As we have received several enquiries regarding the current situation concerning the classification of Pyrolysis Gasoline, we would like to advise that the decision to re-evaluate the classification and carriage requirements of pyrolysis gasoline was made at the 11th Session of the IMO Working Group on the Evaluation of Safety and Pollution Hazards (ESPH 11), because of the variability of the...... More


    Guide for Correct Entries in the Oil Record Book (Part 1 – Machinery spaces)

    INTERTANKO is issuing a revised edition of its Guide for Correct Entries in the Oil Record Book (Part 1 – Machinery spaces), which will be available on request. The original Guide has proven to be very successful in providing a uniform interpretation for correct entries in the Oil Record Book. A large number of copies were distributed to ships and shipping companies and some requests for...... More



    Our next members lunch will be held on Wednesday, 22 February 2006 in the INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO London office, St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD from 12.00 to 14.30.    Topics include: Maritime Security and Piracy; Q & A.   Capt Barry McGrath will give a 15-minute presentation on Security Incident Management. Capt McGrath is the Senior Security Consultant at Gray Page Ltd, a...... More


    The nature of the VLCC market

    The tanker market at the start of 2005 has been better than expected in particular for the VLCCs. The VLCC market is now quite different from what it used to be when more of the VLCC trade went AG-West, and ownership was more fragmented. Many VLCCs mainly operate in shuttle runs - Japanese, Chinese and Korean VLCCs shuttle oil to their respective countries most of the time and are not open in t...... More







    Lloyd's List, 15 February 2006 - Mr Jones is here to stay Tradewinds, 15 February 2006 - Van Dyck enshrined... More