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No. 12/2007




Houston Tanker Event is next week – be there!

You still have time (just) to jump on a plane and come to the Houston Tanker Event next week – an unmissable gath ering of top tanker ind ustry players, offering you prime information and invaluable networking.   C L I C K   H E R E   We are offering you a comprehensive list of first-class speakers at the numerous sessions which cover technical, LNG, chemicals/biofuels, vetting and tanker marke...... More


INTERTANKO Annual Review & Report 2006/07 and Financial Report 2006/07 now available

INTERTANKO’s Annual Review and Report 2006/07 and its Financial Report 2006 will be available on our website home page by the end of the day on Friday 23 March.   Click here for access.   ... More


INTERTANKO supports proactive approach to ship air emissions

Last weekend’s International Foundation for the Law of the Sea, Maritime Talks 2007 gathering on Ship Air Emission Controls ( click here for copy of programme) included a talk by INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr Peter Swift entitled “ A Pro-Active Approach from Shipowners”.   Swift said that for several years the public, politicians and regulators have been voicing very legitimate concerns over...... More


CMA Shipping 2007 attracts the crowds

A record number of delegates and exhibitors turned out this week in Stamford , Connecticut for the Annual meeting of the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA). INTERTANKO’s North American Panel met on the first day, thus the Association well represented by members, associate members and staff throughout the various CMA events. OSG’s President and CEO, Morten Arntzen was elected Commodore for...... More


Update on developments on the Coating Performance Standard

As reported in our Weekly News of 15 December 2006 ( WN 49/2006 ), the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee at its 82nd Session (MSC 82) has approved the new SOLAS Regulations II-1/3-2 and XII/6 which mandate the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all type of ships and double-side skin spaces of bulk carriers (PSPC). Under the IMO regime, the new...... More


INTERTANKO sponsoring the NACE new International Marine Coatings Forum

The new IMO Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all type of ships and double-side skin spaces of bulk carriers (PSPC) mandates that professional coating inspectors should inspect whether the standard is appropriately applied. The minimum qualifications required for coating inspectors should correspond to NACE Coating Inspector Level 2 (National...... More


MARPOL Annex II carriage restrictions - Follow up action from INTERTANKO

As reported recently in a number of Weekly NEWS articles click here INTERTANKO has sent a letter, seeking support for its position on the apparent carriage/filling restrictions for vegetable oils on IMO Ship Type 2 and Ship Type 3 chemical tankers, to the Permanent Representatives at the IMO representing the following governments: U.S., India, Panama, U.K., Marshall Islands, Cyprus, Vanuatu,...... More


Knowledge Centre makes sense of our complex industry

This week saw the launch of the Maritime Industry Foundation’s Knowledge Centre at the CMA ‘Shipping 2007’ Conference in Stamford in the U.S.   The Maritime Industry Foundation was e stablished by the Round Table of international shipping associations and the IMO to enrich knowledge and understanding of the vital roles of maritime industries and commercial shipping in the economic, social and...... More


U.S. refinery maintenance and outages support products tanker market

Continuing cold weather in the U.S. along with refinery and pipeline problems has been providing support for products tanker market. A recent draw on U.S. product stocks, along with refinery maintenance, unplanned refinery outages and higher demand from the agricultural sector, may lend support to crude oil and product imports over the coming weeks, according the U.S. Energy Information...... More


Piracy Report

The following is a list of areas where an actual attack took place in the period 14 - 20 March 2007, as reported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre. A more detailed description of each incident can be found in the IMB website .   Recently reported incidents:   5 nm South of Vung Tau , Vietnam (10:14.4N  107:04.8E) Balongan anchorage, Indonesia (06:14.2S –...... More



[ Please note that INTERTANKO Committee meetings are for committee members only and are not open to other members. ]   25 March 2007 - Associate Members Committee (AMC), Houston TX The Associate Members Committee will meet Sunday 25 March 1600-1800 in the Richmond Room at the Hilton Post Oak Hotel in Houston . Contact: Gunnar A. Knudsen     26-28 March 2007 - Annual Tanker Event, Houston TX...... More



2006/7 publications catalogue   INTERTANKO’s full publications catalogue for 2006/7 is available online as a downloadable pdf file   Three easy ways to order:   Download an this form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41 Send your order by e-mail to Order directly from our online bookshop ** ’Vetting...... More



Hellenic Shipping News – 19 March 2007. Uk raine ballast water. ... More