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Monday, October 22, 2018

No. 22/2009




INTERTANKO at Annual General Meeting of Asian Shipowners Forum

The Asian Shipowners Forum (ASF) met on 25 and 26 May in Tainan City for their 18 th Annual General Meeting. Hosted by the National Association of Chinese Shipowners (NACS) the ASF members considered a wide range of subjects including piracy, ship recycling, the fair treatment of seafarers and greenhouse gas emissions.   Membership of the ASF expanded with the joining of the Indian National...... More


INTERTANKO at ICC Maritime Transport and Logistics Committee meeting

The International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC's) Maritime Transport and Logistics Committee had on its agenda in particular GHG emissions from shipping and piracy.   INTERTANKO's Research & Projects Manager, Erik Ranheim , contributed by clarifying the situation in the IMO with regard to the development of the Energy Efficiency Design Index ( EEDI) and Operational Index, and explained the...... More


Best-selling and completely essential 2nd Edition of Guide for Correct Entries in the Oil Record Book available

This 2nd Edition of the Guide for Correct Entries in the Oil Record Book is an updated version which supersedes the 2006 edition.   This new edition addresses the increasing problems of ships being detained and fined due to equipment malfunction and also gives guidance on the management of ship oil-water separators in the engine room.   The 2nd edition includes a significant number of relevant...... More


INTERTANKO expands its e-book service

With the launch of our new e-book service earlier this month, we have now added four titles.   E-books now available:   ·          A Guide to the Vetting Process, 7th Edition ·          Vetting Clauses – A Practical Guide  ·          Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book (Part 1 - Machinery space operations) 2 nd Edition ·          Guidance Manual for the Inspection and Maintenance o...... More


Tokyo - Associate Members Committee's (AMC) Risk Management session – presentations

Reference is made to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 21/05 , dated 22 May 2009 on the above topic. The last two presentations are now at hand; please see below.   Click here to view Toshitomo Matsui's (ClassNK) presentation on the need to understand difficult times. It reports on ClassNK's activities related to risk assessment and management along with classification services and rules linked to...... More


Official recognition of the serious operation risks in fuel switching

INTERTANKO is delighted to see the U.S. Coast Guard recognising the risks in the fuel switching operations that are required by a number of regulators who ask ships to switch from heavy fuels to lighter fuels when in port.   The Association has for years been emphasising these serious operational risks, but has recently seen regulations which require such fuel switching on course to enter into...... 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 12 ...... 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