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Saturday, November 17, 2018

No. 34 2010




INTERTANKO nominates a successor to Peter Swift

INTERTANKO’s Council will be invited at its October meeting in Singapore to appoint Joseph (“Joe”) Angelo, Deputy MD, to succeed Peter Swift as Managing Director on his retirement on 31 December, 2010. In addition, Katharina (“Kathi”) Stanzel has been appointed Deputy MD.   INTERTANKO had an overwhelming level of interest in the position and some highly qualified and capable individuals were...... More


Graham Westgarth to give RINA President’s Invitation Lecture

The annual President's Invitation Lecture at the Royal Institution of Naval Architects aims to present important and topical maritime themes and issues by leading individuals in their sector of the maritime industry.   The 2010 President's Invitation Lecture will be presented by INTERTANKO Chairman Capt Graham Westgarth.  As well as being our Chairman, Graham is also, as President of Teekay...... More


Deepwater Horizon oil plume consumed by bacteria, say scientists

Article reproduced from The Times, 25 August 2010.   The vast plume of oil that spread from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has disappeared, say marine scientists. The team was investigating new bacteria that, together with other microbes, were breaking down the oil faster than expected. "We've been out there continuously and we've not been able to detect [the plume] for...... More



  • 13-14 September 2010 - Latin American Panel, Lima, Peru
  • 22 September 2010 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens (Note: Revised Date)
  • 28 September 2010 – Associate Members Committee, Marseille
  • 29 September 2010 - Chemical Tanker Sub-committee (Americas), Houston
  • 5-6 October 2010 - Northern European Panel, Oslo
  • 11-12 October 2010 – Environmental Committee, Singapore
  • 10-12 October 2010 - Bunker Sub-committee and ISTEC, Singapore 
  • 12 October 2010 – Executive Committee, Singapore
  • 12-13 October 2010 – Council, Singapore
  • 14 October 2010 – Vetting Committee, Singapore
  • 15 October 2010 - Chemical Tanker Committee, Singapore
  • 20 October 2010 - INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC), Oslo
  • 4 November 2010 – INTERTANKO North American Panel
  • 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