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Monday, October 22, 2018

Tokyo Tanker Event 2009 13-15 May 2009 – less than 1 week to go!

Less than 1 week to go before THE tanker event of the year kicks off in Tokyo Japan.


We are pleased to be able to provide the very latest overview of speakers below. Do not miss the opportunity to get the latest on those issues that are of greatest concern and high on the agenda of the tanker and maritime industry.


Join the various dinners taking place at the top-rated Conrad Hotel (welcome reception/dinner), in the beautiful grounds of Meiji Kinenkan (Annual Gala Dinner) and the exclusive Roppongi Hills Club (Closing Dinner) – providing excellent networking opportunities.


It is not too late – register NOW!


Opening & Keynote Speakers

- Nicholas Fistes, Chairman, INTERTANKO / Commercial Director, Grandunion  

  Monaco SAM (Chair);

- Takaichi Someya, Deputy Director-General for Engineering Affairs, Maritime Bureau,

  Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan;

- Hiroyuki Maekawa, President, Japanese Shipowners' Association (JSA) / President,

  Kawasaki Kisen;

- Takeshi Matsui, President, Sanko Lines


Tanker Issues - Challenges Ahead

- Dr Peter Swift, Managing Director, INTERTANKO (Chair);

- Erika Feller, Assistant High Commissioner-Protection, UN High Commission for


- Terry Luke, Regional Marine Superintendent, Chevron (Singapore Branch);

- Dr Kong-Gyun Oh, Chairman, IACS / Chairman & CEO Korean Register;

- Capt Mike Watson, President, International Maritime Pilots' Association (IMPA).


Oil & Tanker Market Session

- Kenneth Koo, Chairman and CEO, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co (Chair);

- Steve Christy, Head of Research, E A Gibson Shipbrokers;

- Atsushi Kume, General Manager, Petroleum Trading & Marketing Division, Mitsui and

  Co., Ltd.;

- Hiroshi Maruyama, President, Toshin International Corporation;

- Kenichi Miki, Corporate Officer, NYK Line;

- Geir Olafsen, Head of Research, Inge Steensland;

- Denis Petropoulos, Executive Director, Braemar Shipping Services PLC;

- Naoaki Tsuchiya, Director, Senior Vice President, Nippon Oil Corporation;

- Erik Ranheim, Research and Projects Manager, INTERTANKO.


Poseidon Challenge

- Capt Graham Westgarth, President, Teekay Marine Services (Chair);

- Capt Hisaya Higuchi, manager of Risk Management Team, Safety & Environmental Management Group, NYK Line;

- Faz Peermohamed, Partner & Head of Admiralty, Ince & Co;

- Richard Sadler, Chief Executive Officer, Lloyd's Register;

- Dave Williamson, Vice President Operations, BP Shipping


Tanker Emissions Efficiency - Obligations and Options

- Dragos Rauta, Technical Director, INTERTANKO;

- John Aitken, Secretary General, SEAaT;

- Hiroaki Sakashita, Director, Safety and Environmental Policy Division, Maritime Bureau,

  Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.


Effective Risk Management, A necessary Tool for Surviving in Difficult Times 

- Brad L. Berman, President, Liberian Ship & Corporate Registry;

- Monica M. Bonvalet, Director for Commercial Promotion, Grand Port Maritime de


- Peter Cremers, CEO, Anglo-Eastern Shipmanagement;

- Karl Lumbers, Director, Thomas Miller P & I Ltd;

- Toshitomo Matsui, Managing Director, ClassNK;

- Charles Parks, Vice-President Marine, Tesoro Maritime Company;

- Denis Petropoulos, Executive Director, Braemar Shipping Services PLC;

- Capt Ralph Rohena, Director, HSE, Regulatory & Government Affairs, ConocoPhillips


Human Element & Piracy

- Capt Howard Snaith, Director Marine, Ports, Terminals, Chemicals & Environmental,


- Knut Helge Drivenes, Sales Director Shipping EMEA, Ship Equip AS.


INTERTANKO and the Event Sponsors look forward to welcoming you to Tokyo

Teekay Corp (Cocktail Reception Welcome Dinner); Valles Steamship (co-sponsor Welcome Dinner); ClassNK (co-sponsor Welcome Dinner); Matsui & Co Ltd (Cocktail Reception Annual Gala Dinner); Iino Kaiun Kaisha Ltd (Annual Gala Dinner); NYK Line (Annual Gala Dinner); Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd (Annual Gala Dinner); Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd - K-Line (Annual Gala Dinner); Meiji Shipping Co Ltd (Annual Dinner); Nissho Shipping Co Ltd (Annual Dinner); Sanko Steamship Co Ltd (Annual Dinner); Shinwa Kaiun Kaisha Ltd (Annual Dinner); Tokyo Marine Co Ltd (Annual Dinner); International Registries Inc. (Cocktail Reception Closing Dinner); American Bureau of Shipping (Golf Tournament); Korean Register of Shipping (Thursday Coffee/Tea Breaks); Det Norske Veritas (Conference lunches); Germanischer Lloyd (Conference Lanyard); Spectec (General Sponsorship).


Contact: Chantal Cheung Tam He (General); or Susan Owen (Event Registrations); or Adele Garnett (Exhibition).