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No. 09/2007




Panama Canal Authority Administrator will update Houston Tanker Event delegates on the Expansion of the Panama Canal

Following the very successful Latin America Panel meeting, we are pleased to announce that Alberto Aleman Zubieta, Administrator, Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will be giving the Houston Tanker Event the very latest update on the expansion of the Panama Canal .   With in addition Her Excellency Liliana Fernandez Puentes, Ambassador of Panama to the United Kingdom , T. Kornegay, the Executive...... More


IACS adopts IMO coatings standard as part of Common Structural Rules

As reported in Weekly NEWS No. 49/2006 of 8 December 2006, the 82nd session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 82) approved amendments to SOLAS regulations II-1/3-2 and XII/6.3 that mandate a Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Dedicated Seawater Ballast Tanks in All Types of Ships and Double-Side Skin Spaces of Bulk Carriers .   The...... More


Environmental Committee focuses on ship recycling and port reception facilities

INTERTANKO's Environmental Committee met this week in London . Under the chairmanship of Dimitris Stamoudis (Minerva Marine), the Committee focused primarily on furthering INTERTANKO's activities on the issues of ship recycling and port reception facilities.   With the IMO now moving forward on the reception facilities issue, items are expected to be submitted and discussed at the June meeting ...... More


INTERTANKO Council meeting 26-27 March, Houston TX

The next meeting of INTERTANKO's Council will take place on 26-27 March 2007 at the Hilton Post Oak Hotel, Houston , Texas , USA , in conjunction with the Houston Tanker Event. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 11.00-16.15 on 26 March, with a wrap-up session on 27 March, from 9:00-10:00. The Agenda Notes for the Council meeting are being finalised and will be circulated separately.  ...... More


Tanker market may be approaching a supply surplus

INTERTANKO has looked at the developments in deliveries, removals and phase-out, and the indications are that the tanker market may be heading for a surplus of tonnage.   In this case we have assumed that all single-hull tankers (except double sided and double bottomed vessels) are removed by the end of 2010 - this may not be totally realistic as some will continue to trade depending on their...... More



DIARY   [ Please note that INTERTANKO Committee meetings are for committee members only and are not open to other members. ]     6 March 2007 – INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum, Athens INTERTANKO's Hellenic Forum will meet on Tuesday 6 March in the Ledra-Marriott Hotel in Athens . Details to follow. Contact : Bill Box or Chantal Cheung-tam-he     19 March 2007 - North American Panel meeting, Stamford ...... 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



TradeWinds, 23 February 2007 - Norway to implement IMO ballast-water rules TradeWinds, 23 February 2007 - How to tackle the crew crisis ... More