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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

No. 27/2009




Hebei Two's return to India

When the Hebei Two were finally released by Korea and arrived back in India , celebrations were held in Mumbai and Chennai in a massive display of support for Captain Jasprit Chawla and Chief Officer Syam Chetan. They had been held in Korea for 550 days after their legally-anchored VLCC was hit by a runaway Samsung crane barge off Korea .   For a picture of their return to India click here   Fr...... More


STCW Certificate does not immediately imply "competence" in cargo loss claims

Ian MacLean, Senior Associate/Master Mariner at Ince & Co, gave a presentation this week at INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO’s lunchtime seminar on "Incompetent or Negligent" and how this matters in any claims brought against cargo interests in case of a loss.   A copy of the presentation can be viewed here   The next seminar is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 15 September, 2009.   Contact : Chantal...... 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



  • 09 September 2009 - Human Element in Shipping Committee, Copenhagen
  • 11 September 2009 - Executive Committee Meeting - Copenhagen
  • 15 September 2009 - Associate Members Committee, London
  • 24 September 2009 – Bunker Sub-committee, Greece
  • 25-26 September 2009 – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee, Greece
  • 01 October 2009 - Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
  • 07 October 2009 - North American Panel, Houston
  • 08 October 2009 - CTC & CTSCA, Houston
  • 15-16 October 2009 – Latin American Panel, Chile
  • 03 November 2009 – Asian Regional Panel, Hong Kong, China
  • 11 November 2009 - Council Meeting - London

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The INTERTANKO Bookshop and new range of e-books

INTERTANKO produces a wide range of guidelines and commentaries on issues related to technical, marine, operations, environmental, commercial and charterparty issues. Many of these guidelines are an essential complement to government and operational regulations. Today, INTERTANKO has over 40 titles.   E-books This service is designed so our readers can collate and manage their INTERTANKO e-book...... 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