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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

No. 38/2009




INTERTANKO Executive Committee meets in Copenhagen

The third INTERTANKO Executive Committee meeting of 2009 was held on 11 September 2009 in Copenhagen , and was hosted by Maersk Tankers.   Nicholas G. Fistes chaired the meeting, which was attended for the first time by three new Executive Committee members: Tsuneo Watanabe, Managing Executive Officer of Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd; Bob Bishop, CEO of V Ships Shipmanagement; and Nikos Tsakos, Presiden...... More


Key issues for shipowners discussed at KR International Conference in Seoul

INTERTANKO's Managing Director Dr Peter Swift joined other leaders of international shipping associations at the Second Seoul International Maritime & Shipbuilding Conference (SIMS2) this week in Korea . The Conference is organised by the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) and this year was attended by more than 150 representatives of the Korean shipping, shipbuilding and related industries.   In...... More


Associate Members Committee (AMC) discusses value for money and liaison with other INTERTANKO committees

The Associate Members Committee (AMC) conducted its second and last meeting for 2009 at INTERTANKO's office in London this week.   In light of the terminations of associate membership received by the Association early this year, and against the backdrop of the depressed market conditions, the Committee saw the need to address the issue of enhancing the value of associate membership.   There was...... More



  • 24 September 2009 – Bunker Sub-committee, Greece
  • 25-26 September 2009 – ISTEC, Greece
  • 01 October 2009 - Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
  • 07 October 2009 - North American Panel, Houston
  • 08 October 2009 - CTC & CTSCA, Houston
  • 13-14 October 2009 - Northern European Panel, Brussels
  • 15-16 October 2009 – Latin American Panel, Chile
  • 21 October 2009 - Documentary Committee, London
  • 28 October 2009 – Human Element in Shipping Committee, London
  • 03 November 2009 – Asian Regional Panel, Hong Kong, China
  • 11 November 2009 - Council Meeting – London
  • 4 November 2009 - Vetting Seminar, London
  • 5 November 2009 - Vetting Committee, 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