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Saturday, November 17, 2018

No. 35/2006




MD Swift speaks on double hulls at World Maritime University

INTERTANKO's Managing Director, Dr Peter Swift, spoke this week at the World Maritime University , Malm ö , Sweden . The seminar entitled "Risk Management in the Maritime Sector: Challenges and Difficulties" was for Maritime Administrators, and included presentations by international academics, representatives of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the European Maritime Safety Agency...... More


The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) meets in Jeffersonville

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) held its most recent meeting this week in Jeffersonville , IN. Agenda items from the full CTAC meeting included a report from the CTAC Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) and the Outreach Subcommittee Work Groups. Included under the umbrella of the Outreach Sub-committee are the Vapour Control Work Group, t...... More


Number of period contracts likely to exceed those in each of the last three years

So far in 2006 we have recorded 119 period contracts of 6 months and more. 12 were for a period below one year, 28 for one year, 20 for two years, 44 for three years and 24 for a period of between three and 10 years.   As can be seen from the table below, the average age of the tankers taken on period contracts is only 5.6 years. Only two tankers were built in the 1980s and only 39 in the 1990s...... More



  • 31 August – Documentary Committee meeting, Stavanger
  • 14-16 September - Tripartite Meeting, Seoul
  • 19 September - Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
  • 21 September – Bunker Sub-committee meeting, Athens
  • 22-23 September – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee meeting, Spetses
  • 25-26 September – INTERTANKO Executive Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 27 September – Asian Regional Panel, Singapore
  • 27 September – Members’ Reception, Singapore
  • 2 October – Vetting Seminar, London
  • 3 October – Vetting Committee meeting, London
  • 3 October – Tanker Chartering Seminar, Mumbai
  • 23 October – Insurance & Legal Committee meeting, London
  • 24 October - North American Panel meeting, Houston, Texas
  • 2-3 November - World Shipping (China) Summit, Shenzhen
  • 8 November – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 13-14 November – INTERTANKO Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 14-15 November – INTERTANKO Council meeting, London
  • 6 December – ITOPF/INTERTANKO: Tanker Safety & Pollution Prevention Seminar, Dubai
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  • How to order INTERTANKO’s Publications – 3 easy ways
  • ‘A Guide to the Vetting Process' 6th Edition
  • ‘Commentary on SHELLVOY 6’
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TradeWinds, 1 September 2006 – Cal i f ornia getting tough on sulphur ... More