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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 16/2008




INTERTANKO Tanker Event 2008 - Only 2 days to go, register now!

The INTERTANKO Tanker Event 2008 is kicking off in two days’ time at the Swissôtel The Bosphorus in Istanbul .   With senior executives from many INTERTANKO members attending, as well as high profile guests, it promises to be THE networking event for the tanker industry and THE event covering the major issues of concern and interest in the tanker industry.   The complete programme can be...... More


INTERTANKO awarded IIMS Distinction Award for its air emissions policies

The President and Board of Directors of the International Institute of Marine Surveying have awarded INTERTANKO the IIMS Distinction Award for our policies to create a greener world environment by reducing fuel-related emissions. The Award was presented this week at the IIMS Annual Dinner aboard HQS Wellington on London ’s Embankment. Managing Director Dr Peter Swift accepted a Waterford  cryst...... More


INTERTANKO Annual Review & Report 2007/2008 published this week

INTERTANKO’s Annual Review & Report 2007/2008 is being mailed to Members and Associate Members, and will be available at next week’s Istanbul Tanker Event.   Its content will also be posted on our website by this weekend - - and click on the image of the new publication.   Contact : Bill Box ... More


INTERTANKO meets prospective new members in Mexico City

INTERTANKO’s Deputy Managing Director, Joe Angelo, went to Mexico City this week to meet with prospective new members. This visit is part of INTERTANKO’s Latin America Panel’s new strategy to make tanker owners in the Latin American region more aware of INTERTANKO and the benefits that INTERTANKO can provide to Latin American tanker owners. The meeting was set up and arranged by Jose Luis...... More


Information and guidance on pilot ladder safety

The International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) has recently released the results of its Safety Campaign 2007, which focused on pilot ladder safety. The purpose of the campaign was to investigate and highlight the standards of pilot ladders and their associated equipment, after IMPA members witnessed a worrying run of accidents including the deaths of eight (8) pilots and launch crews in...... More


INTERTANKO Members and Associate Members recognised at the 2008 Safety at Sea International Awards

INTERTANKO Members and Associate Members were to the fore as the Safety at Sea International Awards for 2008 were announced at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton this week, winning in three of the four categories.   The Awards, established in 2007, are designed to celebrate and recognise the vital role that safety managers and manufacturers play in saving and protecting life at sea and...... More


Follow-up report on INTERTANKO's Chemical Seminar Panama

Further to our report in last week’s Weekly NEWS regarding the successful INTERTANKO Chemical Seminar in Panama , we are pleased to circulate the final two presentations from the Seminar for members’ review: - Ms. Silvia De Marucci, Leader, Liquid Bulk Segment, Panama Canal Authority, on the Panama Canal expansion and programme for the future. Click here to view her presentation. - Capt Orlando...... More


Tokyo MoU Annual Report 2007 and Summary available

The Tokyo Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Annual Report for 2007 has just been published and includes an overview of the MoU’s activities in the past year, such as the Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex I in conjunction with the Paris MoU.   The CIC was undertaken from September 2007 to November 2007 and resulted in an increase in the detention rate to 2.6%, which is a...... More



  • 18-19 April 2008 – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical & Environmental Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 20 April 2008 - Human Element in Shipping Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 20-23 April 2008 – INTERTANKO’s Annual Tanker Event, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 – Spring Council meeting, Istanbul
  • 21 April 2008 – Associate Members Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 22 April 2008 – Tanker Chartering Seminar, Istanbul
  • 23 April 2008 – Documentary Committee meeting, Istanbul
  • 4 June 2008 - Chemical Tanker Committee, Singapore
  • 25 June 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 11 September 2008 – Chemical Tanker Sub-committee (Americas) meeting, U.S. NE Coast
  • Early September 2008 - Executive Committee meeting, Monaco
  • 19 November 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London

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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 4...... More



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