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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

No. 42 2010




Council decisions on workplan priorities for 2011

At its meeting in November 2009 when considering the Organisational Review of INTERTANKO, the Association's Council agreed that some narrowing of the scope of activities and the assigning of priorities to the workplan were desirable.   To enable the Council to have a meaningful discussion on the workplan at the Council meeting in Singapore last week, the Secretariat had prepared a comprehensive...... More


INTERTANKO fees – no increase for 2011

Members may like to note that INTERTANKO's Council has decided that there will be no increase in the Association's membership fees for 2011. The Council noted the recommendation of the Executive Committee which, having reviewed the Association's present financial position and a preliminary budget for 2011, and recalling the 10% decrease in fees for 2010 in recognition of the generally lacklustr...... More


Council bids farewell to Peter Swift

INTERTANKO's recent Council Dinner in Singapore saw the assembled Council members take the opportunity to say farewell to Peter Swift as the Association's Managing Director.     ,   The Association's Chairman Capt Graham Westgarth spoke eloquently of Peter's time as Managing Director. In particular he referred to his huge passion for the tanker industry, his vast enthusiasm for the Association...... More


Seminar on Challenges for International Shipping in the Year of the Seafarer

You are warmly invited to attend our seminar addressing 'Challenges for International Shipping in the Year of the Seafarer' on 18 November 2010 in Vancouver . This event, organised by ITOPF, INTERTANKO, OCIMF, Teekay and NAMEPA, coincides with World Maritime Day in North America and is supported by Transport Canada .   The seminar follows two main themes: in the morning the focus is upon...... More


International shipping meets in St. Petersburg

A host of senior representatives from the IMO, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), European Commission, European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), Maritime Administrations, Port State Control (PSC), classification societies, maritime universities, shipping associations and other organisations gathered this week in St Petersburg .   The occasion was the Thirteenth International Seminar hosted by the Russian...... More


Invitation to launch of new INTERTANKO publication - Shelltime 4 and ShellLNGtime1

We are delighted to announce that INTERTANKO is formally launching the publication of a Comparison of Shelltime 4 (1984), Shelltime 4 (2003) and ShellLNGTime 1 (2005).   To mark the occasion, Hill Dickinson is holding a seminar on Thursday 11 November 2010 at its London office, when those who have contributed most to the project, including the main author, will present the new work.   The semin...... More


INTERTANKO attends FONASBA's Annual Meeting in Varna, Bulgaria

The Federation of National Associations of Shipbrokers and Agents (FONASBA) held its 2010 Annual Meeting last week in Varna , Bulgaria . INTERTANKO's Ports/Terminals Manager and Security Officer Gunnar Knudsen attended.   Of particular interest to INTERTANKO Members, as users of port agency services, was the debate which concluded that port agents worldwide need to provide top quality service, ...... More


Politicians, the European Commission and Shipping: what is the missing link and the way forward?

There are numerous current challenges facing shipping that require co-ordinated action by all concerned to enable the industry to emerge successfully from the economic crisis.   For this purpose, any decisions affecting the industry which may be taken by politicians should be well-informed by prior consultation with the various sectors of the shipping industry. In this way, politicians - in...... More



  • 4 November 2010 – INTERTANKO North American Panel
  • 10 November 2010 – Associate Members Committee, London
  • 16 November 2010 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO Lunchtime Seminar, London
  • 17 November 2010 - Executive Committee, Vancouver
  • 17 November 2010 – Year of the Seafarer Reception/Service, Vancouver
  • 18 November 2010 - OCIMF/ITOPF/INTERTANKO/NAMEPA Seminar, Vancouver
  • 23 November 2010 - Human Element in Shipping Committee, London

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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