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Sunday, November 18, 2018

No. 45/2008




China Shipping Summit draws Strong International Presence

Celebrating its 30 th anniversary, COSCO Dalian hosted this year’s World Shipping ( China ) Summit in Dalian this week where a record number of over 1,000 delegates were in attendance. INTERTANKO’s Chairman, Nicholas Fistes, its Managing Director, Dr Peter Swift , and its Regional Manager, Tim Wilkins , participated in the event.   While the event was hosted by COSCO Dalian and centred on the...... More


Korean Register hosts International Shipping Conference

The first Seoul International Maritime and Shipbuilding Conference was held this week under the auspices of the Korean Register of Shipping. The conference brought together some 150 representatives of the Korean shipping, shipbuilding and related industries, together with representatives of the international industries and associations.   Keynote speakers included the current IACS Chairman and...... More


Round Table/Nippon Foundation Symposium to focus on Safety of Navigation in Malacca Straits

The Nippon Foundation (NF) and the Round Table (RT) of international shipping associations (BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO) are pleased to invite INTERTANKO members, Associate Members and contacts to this important international symposium to discuss current developments to support the safety and the protection of the marine environment in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore .   It will...... More


Invitation to join RT CEOs for an evening Seminar and Dinner Reception

The international shipping industry continues to face a diversity of regulatory, political, social and environmental challenges including piracy in the Gulf of Aden , greenhouse gas emission regulations and officer training and shortages. These challenges are at the top of the agenda of the four international shipping associations that make up the Round Table (RT) - BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and...... More


INTERTANKO Marine and Chemical Seminar in Singapore, 11 November

INTERTANKO Members, Associate Members and contacts are invited to join an afternoon seminar on Tuesday 11 November on chemical tanker and marine-related issues.   The seminar will be held between 1300hrs and 1600hrs at the Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore.   Chemical Tanker Update (1330-1430hrs)   Ajay Gour , INTERTANKO’s Chemicals Manager, will present an update on INTERTANKO’s current chemical...... More


Dewey & LeBoeuf seminar on environmental regulation

On Wednesday 10 December 2008, London law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf is organising a seminar called “ Shipping – New Challenges and Opportunities of Environmental Regulation” that will provide legal briefings on:   1. forthcoming regulation of vessel air emissions by the EU, IMO and other regulators; 2. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) vessel discharge regulations - in effect 19/12/08.   Th...... More


UK’s lifeboats need your help to quash crippling new charges

British lifeboat crews fear being scuppered by crippling new charges for using their radios - charges to be levied by Ofcom, the U.K. ’s communications regulator. Ofcom has set out plans to bring 'market forces' into maritime and civil aviation communications in a policy it calls Administered Incentive Pricing. The Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) can see the price of using its VHF...... More



[ Please note that INTERTANKO Committee meetings are for committee members only and are not open to other members. Regional Panel/Forum meetings are open to all members. ]   11 November 2008 - INTERTANKO Marine and Chemical Seminar , Singapore Contact : Tim Wilkins   12 November 2008 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Singapore Contact : Howard Snaith   17 November 2008 – Executive Committee...... More



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