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No. 47/2007




INTERTANKO’s Oslo office moves effective 1st December

INTERTANKO's Oslo office will move location effective 1 December 2007. The new contact details are as follows:   Postal address: INTERTANKO Postboks 761 Sentrum N-0106 OSLO NORWAY .   Street address: (For visitors and non-postal deliveries): INTERTANKO 5. Etasje Nedre Vollgate 4 N-0158 OSLO NORWAY   Telephone number: +47 22 12 26 40 (unchanged) Telefax number:        +47 22 12 26 41 (unchanged)...... More


Fleet updates required as soon as possible

We would appreciate receiving as soon as possible details of your fleet as of 1 January 2008 for inclusion in our Annual Report and for the invoicing of membership fees.   Unfortunately we do not receive fleet updates from everybody and the resending of invoices, together with the extra communication involved, often causes a great of extra work for us.   Continuous receipt of your fleet updates...... More


2007 inaugural IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

The inaugural IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea has been presented to two seafarers who risked their lives to save others in a dramatic rescue operation in gale-force winds. INTERTANKO adds its congratulations to the recipients of this new award. Second Officer Mustafa Topiwala of the 83,155 dwt Bahamas-registered oil/bulk ore carrier Searose G (owned by B+H Equimar, an INTERTANKO member...... More


Record attendance for presentation on conversion of crude carriers to ore carriers

A record number of attendees (about 50) squeezed-in to the INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO meeting room last week to hear a presentation on Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) to Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) conversions by Ulf T. Freudendahl of classification society Det Norske Veritas .   Although majoring on the technical considerations of the conversion process, the presentation began with an estimate of...... More


INTERTANKO hosts successful Vetting Seminar in Hong Kong, China this week

Over 60 INTERTANKO members participated in the INTERTANKO-hosted Vetting Seminar in Hong Kong, China this week, with some members travelling from as far afield as Greece and Dubai especially to attend the event. The Seminar was chaired by Capt. Bob Bishop, CEO, V. Ships, and Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Vetting Committee.   Presentations were given by:   ·           BP Shipping, Andrew Rayapan,...... More


FONASBA releases its official Quality Standard

Reference is made to our most recent article on FONASBA’s Quality Standard, published in Weekly NEWS No. 42/07 dated 19 October 2007.   INTERTANKO is pleased to release the official version of the FONASBA Quality Standard , with the hope that it will be adopted widely within the agent/shipbroker industries and contribute to continuous improvement of such services extended to INTERTANKO members...... More


Suezmax fleet and market

Johan G Olsen’s (JGO) Suezmax Review lists 378 ships altogether, plus an orderbook of 150 (an increase of 11 from May). Fourteen of the suezmaxes listed are OBOs and five are used for storage and will never trade again. As many as 42 of the suezmaxes have been recorded as shuttle tankers, most of which are operated by Norwegian-based operators, and 4 as FPSOs/FSOs. We have recorded 57 single hu...... More



[ Please note that INTERTANKO Committee meetings are for committee members only and are not open to other members. ]   26 November 2007 – Seafarers Vetting Seminar , Philippines Contact : Howard Snaith   21 January 2008 – Human Element in Shipping Committee meeting, London Contact : Howard Snaith   27 March 2008 – Hellenic Forum meeting in Athens Contact : Bill Box or Chantal Cheung-tam-he  ...... More



NEW 200 7/8 publications catalogue now available!   Click here to download INTERTANKO's full publications catalogue for 2007/2008 with over 40 titles.   4 easy ways to send us your order:   Online:          Order directly from our online bookshop E-mail:          Send your order by e-mail to Fax:    Download this form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41 Tel :  ...... More



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