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Monday, October 22, 2018

No. 15/2009




INTERTANKO & ITF hold Young Seafarers Focus Group Workshop

INTERTANKO and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) this week organised over three days in London a workshop for young serving seafarers to express their views on their career and life at sea, and on what attracts young people to the shipping industry and retains them there.   The "Young Seafarer’ Focus Group" consisted of 20 volunteers of seven different nationalities drawn fr...... More


GHG Cap & Trade Bill introduced in U.S. House of Representatives

Representative Von Hollen (D-MD) introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives the Cap and Dividend Act of 2009 (H.R. 1862) to cap the emissions of greenhouse gases through a requirement to purchase carbon permits, to distribute the proceeds of such purchases to eligible individuals, and for other purposes.   The bill, if enacted into law, would require a carbon permit of the person who makes...... More


INTERTANKO talks in Middle East on tanker supply and demand

INTERTANKO showed the background to the current tanker supply/demand situation at the Maritime Outlook Middle East conference in Abu Dhabi . The Association’s Research Manager, Erik Ranheim, suggested that demand development will naturally largely depend on the length and depth of the economic crisis which at the moment appears to be deepening, while supply is at the moment tightened as VLCCs a...... More


INTERTANKO events during Singapore Maritime Week 20-24 April

We remind you of the meetings and workshops that will take place during Singapore Maritime Week, that INTERTANKO has organised or co-organised.   Summary of Events: Mon 20 - Sustainability in Challenging Times (1615-1815) Wed 22 - Piracy and Sea Robbery Conference (1400-1800) Thu 23 -  INTERTANKO Member’s Seminar (0900-1200) Fri 24 -  INTERTANKO   Crisis Preparedness & Media Awareness Workshop...... More


Sailors’ Society Second Dragon Boat Challenge 2009 - invitation to all

In 2007 this dragon boat racing event was held for the first time at Dorney Lake with 27 participating companies including BP Shipping, BP Humble, Cargill, Clyde & Co, Clarksons, Freight Investor Services, Inchcape Shipping Services, INTERTANKO, Maersk, Marine Accident Investigation Branch, Morgan Stanley, Noble Europe Ltd, Red Funnel, Rio Tinto Marine, Steamship, The Baltic Exchange, Thomas...... More



  • 21 April 2009 – Insurance and Legal Committee, London
  • 23 April 2009 - Members' Seminar in Singapore
  • 27 April 2009 – Asian Regional Panel in Shanghai
  • 13-15 May 2009 - Annual Tanker Event 2009 in Tokyo
  • 13 May 2009 - Associate Members Committee in Tokyo
  • 19 May 2009 – Vetting Committee in Singapore
  • 20 May 2009 – Vetting Seminar in Singapore
  • 09 June 2009 - Chemical Tanker Committee in Oslo
  • 10 June 2009 - Documentary Committee Meeting, Oslo
  • 09 Sept 2009 - Human Element in Shipping Committee in Copenhagen
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2008/2009 Publications Catalogue now available!

Click here to download INTERTANKO's new 2008/2009 Publications Catalogue with over 40 titles.   Click here to download an order form.   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 : Petter Markussen at our Oslo office +...... More