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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

No. 21/2009




Seatrade Awards for three Members/Associate Members and for INTERTANKO’s TOTS initiative

INTERTANKO’s Tanker Officer Training Standards (TOTS) initiative has won the Seatrade Award for the category of Investment in People which recognises a significant contribution to the recruitment, training, retention and advancement of the industry’s most valuable asset, its people.   Three other INTERTANKO Members and Associate Members were also honoured at this prestigious international award...... More


Poseidon Challenge – channelling the passion for shipping into continuous improvement

  What does it take to pursue the zero goals of the Poseidon Challenge – zero fatalities, zero pollution, zero detentions – asked Graham Westgarth , President of Teekay Marine Services and Vice-Chairman of INTERTANKO as he introduced the Poseidon Challenge session at INTERTANKO’s Tokyo Tanker Event last week?   His answers were uncompromisingly clear: A clear understanding of risk management,...... More


Good shipping industry story to tell on Greenhouse Gases

At the Cyprus Maritime Authority’s European Maritime Day event, INTERTANKO’s Research & Projects   Manager Erik Ranheim gave a presentation on GHG Emissions from Ships - A Industry’s Perspective.    The industry has a good story to tell, he said, with increased trade needed to stimulate the economy and to alleviate the looming shortage of food.  However, increased trade normally means increased...... More


Tokyo - The Associate Members Committee (AMC) launches session on “Risk Management, A necessary Tool for Surviving in Difficult Times”

The Associate Members Committee (AMC) places continuous focus on how best to contribute to the INTERTANKO work programme, and thus decided that the above theme, viewed from the varied angles represented within the AMC, ought to be of interest to the INTERTANKO membership against the backdrop of the current financial and freight markets.   The session was chaired by the AMC Chairman, Brad Berman...... More


Tour Pour La Mer 2009 cycles round A-R-A

The Tour Pour La Mer 2009 (TPLM) returns with its biggest event to date taking in three cities in two countries over two days to raise funds for The Mission to Seafarers.   TPLM has always received generous support for the hundreds of shipping people who train tirelessly for one of the shipping industry's most prominent fundraising events. INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have again registered a team...... More


Delivering in troubled times

Willem de Ruiter, Executive Director of the European Maritime Safety Agency; Roberto Giorgi, President of V.Ships and President of InterManager; Andreas Droussiotis, CEO of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement will all appear alongside INTERTANKO’s Managing Director Dr Peter Swift who will chair Ship Management International’s 4 th International Ship Management Summit which takes place on the Thursd...... More



  • 09 June 2009 - Chemical Tanker Committee, Oslo
  • 10 June 2009 - Documentary Committee Meeting, Oslo
  • 09 Sept 2009 - Human Element in Shipping Committee, Copenhagen
  • 15 Sept 2009 - Associate Members Committee, London
  • 01 Oct 2009 - Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
  • 15-16 Oct 2009 – Latin American Panel, Chile
  • 03 Nov 2009 – Asian Regional Panel, Hong Kong, China

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  Click here to download INTERTANKO's 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 +47 22 1...... More


2nd Edition of Guide for Correct Entries in the Oil Record Book – e-book available

This best-selling and completely essential new 2 nd edition of the 'Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book (Part 1 - Machinery space operations) is now available to download as an e-book ..   The Guide contains: (a) instructions and interpretations on how to properly record all related operations as per MARPOL 73/78, Annex I, Regulation 20, (b) list of operations to be recorded, (c)...... More