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Thursday, October 18, 2018

No. 35/2008




INTERTANKO Tanker Event, Tokyo, 13-15 May 2009

We are pleased to announce that next year’s INTERTANKO Tanker Event will take place at the Conrad Hotel in Tokyo , 13-15 May 2009. The Event will start off on the evening of the 13th with a welcome reception, followed by a two-day programme.   Further information will follow shortly.   Contact : Chantal Cheung Tam He ... More


More, and positive, experience gained with IMO's Member State Audits

22 IMO Member States have so far been subjected to the IMO Voluntary Member State Audit, and more are in the pipeline.   “ The IMO Voluntary Member State Audit Scheme – First Hand Reflections and Experiences ”, was the subject of a conference at the World Maritime University in Malmö , Sweden , this week.   The Voluntary IMO Member State Audit Scheme is intended to provide an audited Member Sta...... More


INTERTANKO to chair Athens Tanker Economics Conference – special discount for members available!

INTERTANKO's Managing Director Dr. Peter Swift , will be chairing the Platts Tanker Economics Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Athens , 20-21 October 2008. The Conference will consider expert views from the dry and liquid bulk industry on how to maximise competitive position whilst limiting exposure to price, and regulatory and delivery risks.   Topics will include: Managing Tanker Risk; The...... More


Cadwallader Memorial Lecture to be held 1 October

The London Shipping Law Centre has announced that the Tenth Cadwallader Memorial Lecture: "Lawmaking and Implementation in International Shipping: Which Law do we obey?" will be held on Wednesday 1 October 2008 at 17:00 at the IMO's Headquarters.   Given the international nature of shipping, conflict of laws in the implementation and enforcement of legislation must, at all cost, be avoided....... More



  • 04 September 2008 – INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC) meeting, Oslo
  • 08 September 2008 – Associate Members Committee meeting, Connecticut
  • 11 September 2008 – Executive Committee meeting, Monaco
  • 10 September 2008 – Bunker Sub-Committee meeting, London
  • 12-13 September 2008 – ISTEC meeting, Monaco
  • 23-24 September 2008 – Chemical Tanker Sub-committee (Americas) meeting, Boston
  • 3 October 2008 - Human Element in Shipping Committee meeting, London
  • 14 October 2008 – North American Panel meeting, Houston
  • 23 October 2008 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel meeting, Athens
  • 28-29 October 2008 – Latin American Panel meeting, Cancun, Mexico
  • 3/5 November 2008 – Asian Regional Panel meeting, Hong Kong
  • 12 November 2008 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 17 November 2008 – Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 18 November 2008 – Council meeting, London
  • 19 November 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 20 November 2008 – Vetting Committee meeting, London
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This new INTERTANKO booklet aims to evaluate how the safety management system could be used to assist in establishing a compliance guidance document for ILO 180/MLC 2006 and provides guidance on:   a)      how to implement, comply, monitor and audit the hours of work or rest requirements and b)      how to provide documentary evidence of compliance.   The book was produced jointly by INTERTANKO...... More