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Sunday, March 18, 2018

No. 22 2010




Maritime Saudi Arabia 2010 held in Jeddah

The second Saudi Arabian Maritime Forum attracted more than 500 local and international delegates to Jeddah this week.   After an introductory summary of the global financial crisis and its impact on global maritime businesses and Saudi and regional companies, the other sessions concentrated mostly on shipping and port issues with considerable attention to local oil and petrochemical interests....... More


Zero pollution from shipping? A question of reception

Climate change. This seems to be the key environmental focus for the global shipping community as well as the world's politicians and regulators. Energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are certainly at the top of the agenda for the IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee, and consequently a key focus for many in the industry.   But for the weekend fishermen, the familie...... More


Financial Times' listing reflects importance of the oil and gas sector

The Financial Times' listing of the world's largest companies throws an interesting light on many different aspects of the current world economic situation.   Global rank 2010 Company Country Market value $m Net income $m Sector Employees 1 (2) PetroChina China 329,260 15,144 Oil & gas 539,168 2 (1) Exxon Mobil US 316,231 19,280 Oil & gas 80,700 3 (6) Microsoft US 256,865 14,569 Software &...... More



  • 15-16 June 2010 - Insurance and Legal Committee, Oslo
  • 15 June 2010 - INTERTANKO/MIF Social Media Workshop, London
  • 23 June 2010 - Documentary Committee,  London
  • 13-14 September 2010 – Latin American Panel, Lima, Peru
  • 23 September 2010 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
  • 5-6 October 2010 - Northern European Panel, Oslo
  • 12 October 2010 – Executive Committee, Singapore
  • 12-13 October 2010 – Council meeting, Singapore
  • 14 October 2010 – Vetting Committee, Singapore
  • 20 October 2010 - INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC), Oslo 
  • 17 November 2010 - Executive Committee, Vancouver
  • 18 November 2010 - OCIMF/ITOPF/INTERTANKO seminar, Vancouver

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Guide for a Tanker Energy Efficiency Management Plan (TEEMP) – hardcopy and e-book

The new Guide for a Tanker Energy Efficiency Management Plan (TEEMP) moves forward in practical terms the IMO process to reduce actual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping by assisting operators to implement a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan as recommended by IMO Circular MEPC.1/Circ.683.   It is based on INTERTANKO Best Practice, using information and experience from Members wit...... 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