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Saturday, November 17, 2018

No. 47/2009




An optimistic mood prevailed at World Shipping Summit, China

COSCO and the Port of Qingdao hosted the annual World Shipping ( China ) Summit earlier this week in Qingdao . An air of optimism could be detected for the industry and its recovery.   While there was some degree of pragmatism in the conference hall, with most predicting a U-shaped recovery rather than COSCO Group's Capt Wei Jaifu's V-shaped prediction, there remained confidence that some...... More


INTERTANKO Members Seminar and Lunch - Shanghai, 3 December

INTERTANKO will be hosting a Members Seminar in Shanghai on the morning of Thursday 3 December. The Seminar will be an opportunity for Members in the region to gain an update on the latest INTERTANKO issues from the Managing Director, Dr. Peter Swift, and Regional Manager Asia-Pacific, Tim Wilkins. The seminar will be moderated by INTERTANKO's Asia Panel Chairman and Executive Committee member,...... More


INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO Open House, 21 December, London

INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO’s Open House is being held on 21 December 2009, 1200 – 1600 hrs, at our London Office, 9 th floor, St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD. All Members and Associate Members are invited to this reception, which is being held in appreciation of your cooperation and friendship during 2009.   Contact: Chantal Cheung-tam-he   ... More


China's ban on single hull tankers will have minimal impact, says broker

The market impact of the Chinese ban (with effect from the beginning of next year) on single hull tankers will be minimal, according to the Clarksons market analysis team.   Looking in particular at spot market activity, Clarksons has found that double hull vessels have already been accounting for 83% of all crude tanker fixture volumes discharging in China since January 2008. In fact this is a...... More



  • 6 May 2010 - INTERTANKO Council Meeting, London
  • 3 December 2009 - INTERTANKO Members' Seminar and Lunch, Shanghai

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INTERTANKO Guide to the Vetting Process - completely revised and expanded NEW 8th edition now available

This Guides provides a concise, yet comprehensive description of the principal tanker vetting systems, and the screening process, as well as up-to-date information on the different ship inspection systems of oil and chemical companies, port state control authorities, insurers, underwriters and other bodies.   This revised and expanded 295-page 8th edition is a MUST onboard each vessel and in...... More


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...... 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