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Monday, December 11, 2017

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 discussions on the oil and product markets. The following speakers have so far been confirmed:

-         Basil G. Mavroleon, Managing Director, Charles R. Weber Co. Inc. and Chairman, INTERTANKO Associate Members Committee.

-         Colin Cridland, Director, Group Head of Research, Braemar Seascope Ltd.

-         Steve Christy, Research Director, E.A. Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd.

-         David Saginaw, Commercial Director, McQuilling Services Inc.

 

Our Focus Sessions are geared to provide our delegates with the latest from industry experts on technical issues, on chemicals & biofuels and on the LNG market:

 

-         Technical Issues in Shipping (Air Emissions from Ships / Common Structural Rules): Dragos Rauta, INTERTANKO / Keith Michel, Herbert Engineering (invited) / Olav Tveit, DNVPS (invited) / Gary Horn, ABS

 

-         Chemicals & Biofuels: Howard Snaith, INTERTANKO /Speaker from Inge Steensland / Graham Marshall, ABS / James Prazak, The Dow Chemical Company

 

-         LNG Market: Debbie Turner, Braemar Seascope Ltd. / Marc Hopkins, BG LNG Services, LLC (invited)

 

A Vetting Session will also be held with presentations from Capt. John R. Dudley, Vice-President, Koch Shipping Inc. and Doug McCormick, Manager-Marine Assurance, Chevron Shipping.

 

The second Poseidon Challenge day will take place on the Wednesday March 28, with high-profile representatives of tanker industry sectors updating us on the commitments made a year ago at the first Poseidon Challenge Day in Singapore, and also discussing, and committing to, continuous improvement within our industry.

 

Immediately after the Houston Tanker Event, on Thursday March 29, an INTERTANKO-run seminar on legal tanker chartering issues will also take place at the Hilton Post Oak Hotel. Kindly note that separate registration is required for this seminar.

 

The Hilton Post Oak Hotel has now made it even more convenient for our delegates to book their room for the Tanker Event.

 

Visit its website – http://www.houstonpostoak.hilton.com - and enter GroupCode: "ITT" to book online at the special INTERTANKO Delegate rate.

 

Or contact the reservations department directly (also for any other room types or special requests) – click HERE for contact details.

 

Book Now! Although the special offer is valid until 2 March 07, please be aware that the number of rooms blocked at the prevailing rate are selling fast!

 

For more information (including the programme and event registration/hotel reservation forms) click HERE. 

Contact: Chantal Cheung Tam He