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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

No. 39/2007




Tour pour la Mer 2007 – INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO team rides again!

Fourteen intrepid individuals, including our two chief executives and our tallest and smallest members of staff, are to take part in the next Tour pour la Mer sponsored bicycle ride, which takes place this Friday September 28 th, starting and finishing in Southampton .   We have set ourselves a lofty target for sponsorship and, although we are more than half way there, we would still all...... More


INTERTANKO helps collect long overdue claim for member

INTERTANKO is pleased to have once again assisted one of its members in the collection of a long overdue reimbursement, this time from a Brazilian agent.   After repeated efforts by INTERTANKO and highly valuable and competent assistance from FENAMAR (The Brazilian National Federation of Maritime Navigation Agencies) and SINDARIO (The Union of Brazilian Agencies), the amount has now been settle...... More


Evaluating the benefits of on-board computer based training (CBT) – free trial disks available from the Secretariat

On-board computer-based training (CBT), as part of a blend of learning events, when integrated into a properly managed competence development system, should be able to deliver measurable results in safety and operational proficiency - and cost savings. When used on board, the learner (crew) is accessing CBT close to the point where acquired skills will be applied thereby facilitating knowledge...... More


INTERTANKO hosts Seafarers Vetting Seminar, 26 November in Manila

In view of the INTERTANKO focus on human element-related matters, the Vetting Committee felt that it would be prudent to produce a vetting seminar for seafaring officers (home on leave) by providing training to enhance their understanding of the vetting process, of why these inspections are undertaken, and to provide them with assistance in preparing for the inspection.   INTERTANKO has hosted...... More


INTERTANKO to host Vetting Seminar, 21 November 2007, Hong Kong

INTERTANKO is holding a Vetting Seminar for its members with BP, Rightship and Petronas. It will be in the afternoon of 21 November 2007 at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, 64 Mody Road , Kowloon , Hong Kong .   The Seminar will start at 12:00 with a buffet lunch followed by presentations by a number of speakers from BP, Rightship and Petronas, as well as by an update on INTERTANKO’s Tanker Office...... More


International Marine Coatings Summit, Shanghai - timely debate on coatings and corrosion

The International Marine Coatings Summit, organised by   NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) International, will be held in Shanghai on 29-30 October.   The Summit  will bring together the world's coatings experts to discuss hull surface coatings, the IMO performance standards for protective coatings (PSPC) as well as coating inspection techniques and technologies.   Further...... More



  • 1 October 2007 Human Element in Shipping Committee, Paris
  • 1/2 October 2007 - Executive Committee, Paris
  • 2/3 October – Environmental Committee, Barcelona
    9 October 2007: Hellenic Forum Autumn meeting, Athens

    17 October 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee, London
  • 22 October 2007 – North American Panel, Houston, Texas
  • 31 October 2007 – 1 November 2007 - Latin American Panel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 5 November 2007 - Forum on Piracy and Armed Robbery, Singapore
  • 14 November 2007 - Executive Committee, London
  • 15 November 2007 - Autumn Council, London
  • 16 November 2007 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch
  • 20 November 2007 – IT Committee, Bergen, Norway       
  • 21 November 2007 – Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar, Hong Kong, China
  • 22 November 2007 - Vetting Committee, Hong Kong, China
  • 26 November 2007 – Vetting Seminar, Philippines
  • 20-23 April 2008 – INTERTANKO's Annual Tanker Event, Istanbul

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