Archive for the ‘Intercargo’ Category

Intercargo Publishes Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2012-13 Report

Intercargo Publishes Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2012-13 Report
Bob Lomas The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has today launched Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2012-13,  the latest edition of our annual publication.    Now in its seventh year of publication, this edition contains statistical information and analysis relating to the...
September 25th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Intercargo Calls for Improved and Transparent Public Reporting Following Ship Casualties

Intercargo Calls for Improved and Transparent Public Reporting Following Ship Casualties
Bob Lomas During the forthcoming IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 92 to be held 12 – 21 June 2013) Intercargo, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners will present its Bulk Carrier Casualty Report and will call for member States to fully investigate ship losses and very serious casualties,...
June 11th, 2013 | Intercargo | Read More

Dry Bulk Shipowners, Cargo Interests and the Environment to Benefit from IMO Decision on Reception Facilities

Dry Bulk Shipowners, Cargo Interests and the Environment to Benefit from IMO Decision on Reception Facilities
Shipowners pleas for greater clarity on what to do when there are no adequate port reception facilities to receive residues including Hold Washing Water (HWW) from cargoes deemed “Harmful to the Marine Environment” (HME), have been substantially answered after an important decision at the IMO Marine...
May 18th, 2013 | Intercargo | Read More

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…
  John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 1st  of March 2013:  1)Thomakos started as usual with the question on the Markets, the shipping freight markets. Faraclas replying to Thomakos’ question...
March 6th, 2013 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dialogs and Debates, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intercargo, Jobs, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices | Read More

Intercargo Calls for Swift Casualty Investigation into the Loss of the Harita Bauxite

The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has called for an early casualty investigation following the tragic loss of the bulk carrierHarita Bauxite. The Panama-registered, 1983-built handymax ship which was reportedly carrying a cargo of nickel ore from Obi, Indonesia to China,...
February 20th, 2013 | Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

MARPOL Annex V: Port Reception Facilities – Intercargo Warns of Potential Confusion and Enforcement Issues from 1 January 2013.

Intercargo, representing the interests of dry bulk shipowners and operators, has found a general lack of information and understanding concerning important changes to MARPOL Annex V for port reception facilities that enter into force on 1 January 2013. The new requirements, which will place additional...
December 24th, 2012 | Intercargo, Pollution | Read More

Ballast Water Convention – Tripartite meetings shares concerns with implementation

Ballast Water Convention – Tripartite meetings shares concerns with implementation
ICS Chairman Masamichi Morooka Representatives of the leading worldwide Associations of Shipbuilders, Classification Societies and Shipowners met in Busan, Korea for their annual Tripartite meeting hosted by the Korean Register of Shipping and KOSHIPA, the national shipbuilders association.  The meeting...
December 13th, 2012 | BIMCO, Headlines, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

New Chairman Announced at Intercargo

John Platsidakis Intercargo the trade Association representing the interests of the bulk shipping industry,  yesterday announced the appointment of Mr John Platsidakis as Chairman. Mr Platsidakis is currently Managing Director of Piraeus-based Anangel Maritime Services Inc., a function that he will...
October 11th, 2012 | Intercargo | Read More

Intercargo calls for Charterers to support IMO process to implement fuel efficiency measures for shipping

Alternative Environmental Ratings Systems are premature and often inaccurate Following the recent announcement from Charterers applying an ‘Existing Vessel Design Index’ (EVDI : TM) to the ships they charter, Intercargo, the trade Association representing the interests of the bulk shipping industry,...
October 2nd, 2012 | Environment, Intercargo | Read More

Intercargo Publishes Report Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2011-12

On 26 July 2012, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) launched the latest edition of their annual publication, Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2011-12. The sixth edition contains a wealth of statistical information relating to the world bulk carrier fleet, including Port State...
July 26th, 2012 | Books, Intercargo | Read More

Round Table associations believe the timing is not right for an MBM

As it issues its latest position paper on greenhouse gases from ships and market-based measures (attached below), the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) is of the view that Market Based Measures (MBMs) are not justified at this particular time. The RT fully supports the adoption...
February 22nd, 2012 | BIMCO, IACS, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

Round Table associations recommend against the application of EEDI to existing ships

The Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) supports the adoption of the new energy efficiency regulations for ships by the IMO in July 2011, which demonstrated the effective role of IMO in regulating worldwide shipping CO2 emissions. The measures include the Energy Efficiency Design...
February 22nd, 2012 | BIMCO, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

Intercargo Launches ‘Guide for the Safe Loading of Nickel Ore’ –

Intercargo Chairman Nicky Pappadakis Intercargo Launches ‘Guide for the Safe Loading of Nickel Ore’ In response to the recent sinking of four bulk carriers in very short succession carrying Nickel Ore and the tragic loss of 66 seafarers lives in those accidents, Intercargo, the trade Association...
February 1st, 2012 | Intercargo | Read More

Vinalines Queen – 22 More Deaths Owing to Cargo Liquefaction?

Industry Must Unite to Stop This Unnecessary Loss of Life The recent tragic loss of the 2005-built supramax bulk carrier Vinalines Queen and 22 of its crew again underlines the urgent need for greater enforcement of regulations and testing of cargoes that may liquefy. The ship, which was reportedly carrying...
January 3rd, 2012 | Intercargo | Read More