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No. 04/2007




Get ready for THE Tanker Event of 2007!

We are very pleased to announce that the Houston Tanker Event 2007, which will run from Sunday March 25 to Wednesday March 28, will officially be opened with keynote speeches from Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the   U.S. Coast Guard and Tom Kornegay, Executive Director of The Port of Houston Authority.   The Tanker and Oil Market Session will provide top level market presentations and...... More


INTERTANKO speaks at Ship Conversion and Recycling Conference in Beijing

Single hull phase-out and its implications for conversion and recycling trends was the subject of INTERTANKO’s presentation at the Ship Care 2007 event in Beijing earlier this week.   INTERTANKO’s Asia Pacific Regional Manager, Tim Wilkins, illustrated the differing forces dictating the options for conversion and recycling, explaining that phase-out dates alone were not the only factor in...... More


New IMO publications include revised IBC Code

During the month of January 2007 the IMO will be publishing many new titles which are shown in the IMO web site under "New Titles".     However, t he new IBC Code, 2007 Edition (IC100E), covering the updated revised IBC Code, will not be available for sale until February 2007.   The IMO advises that the French and Spanish versions of IMDG Code, 2006 Edition (IF200F/IF200S) and the IMDG Code...... More


2007 Directory "Service Stations for Ships and Repair Facilities at Shipbuilding Yards" now available

The directory "Service Stations for Ships 2007" has now been published. This directory covers 23 suppliers with their spare part and technical services world-wide for breakdown, repairs and replacements.   In addition, it contains details of European Shiprepair Yards. The entries show address, communication numbers, contacts and valuable technical information.   The data of this book is availab...... More


35% of European oil imports come from the Former Soviet Union (FSU)

According to the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), oil production in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) is projected to increase by 0.5 million barrels per day (mbd) in 2007, the same as in 2006. Russian oil production in 2006 was 9.7 mbd and is expected to reach 9.9 mbd in 2007. The supply from the high profile, expensive Sakhalin 1 project in Russia 's Far East doubled to some 0.2 mbd...... More



  • 30 January 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 7 February 2007 - Joint Chemical Tanker Committee & Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee (Americas) meeting, Houston
  • 8-9 February 2007 – Latin American Panel meeting, Panama
  • 12 February 2007 – INTERTANKO IT Committee Meeting, London
  • 21 February 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Lunch Seminar, London
  • 6 March 2007 – INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 19 March 2007 - North American Panel meeting, Stamford, CT.
  • 26 March 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, Houston TX
  • 26-27 March 2007 - Council meeting, Houston TX
  • 27 March 2007 – Human Element in Shipping Committee, Houston TX
  • 26-28 March 2007 - Annual Tanker Event, Houston TX
  • 29 March 2007 - Tanker Chartering Seminar - Houston
  • 15 May 2007 - Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar, Athens
  • 16 May, 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting Athens
  • 16 May 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Lunch Seminar, London
  • 30 May 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 4 July 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Lunch Seminar, London
  • 18 October 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 14 November 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Lunch Seminar, London
  • 21 November 2007 – Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar Hong Kong, China
  • 22 November 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting, Hong Kong, China

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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     **...... More



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