Archive for the ‘Intertanko’ Category

Messy and uncertain Markets; Bubble geopolitics…

Messy and uncertain Markets; Bubble geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 12 points thanks to the Panamaxes for a …change; the geopolitical bubble sooner or latter will burst. John Faraclas midweek recap: The Capers dropped below the 1,000-point threshold and the BCI 2014 now stands at 994 given the minus 27 points… The Panamaxes,...
March 1st, 2017 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intertanko, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector

Intertanko chairman Nikos Tsakos addresses IMIF on state of the tanker sector
Dr Nikos P. Tsakos Operators of the global fleet of tankers have grounds for market optimism – although they should restrain any impulse to order more tonnage. This was the message from Nikos Tsakos, chairman of Intertanko, when he addressed a meeting of the International Maritime Industries Forum...
March 1st, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, IMIF, IMO, Intertanko, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

INTERTANKO considers including shipping in EU ETS counter-productive

INTERTANKO considers including shipping in EU ETS counter-productive
Katharina Stanzel By majority vote, the Members of the European Parliament have agreed to include shipping in the European Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Directive as of 2023, unless there is a comparable system agreed under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) by the end of 2021. “INTERTANKO...
February 15th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intertanko, News, Organisations | Read More

Intercargo and Intertanko raise the spirits

Intercargo and Intertanko raise the spirits
Intercargo’s Secretary General Dr. Kostas G. Gkonis, with Katharina Stanzel – Managing Director and Nicholas Tsakos – Chairman, from Intertanko   INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO joint open house-reception in the heart of London’s Square Mile last Thursday was a great success this year!...
December 18th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo…

Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo…
SHIPPING INDUSTRY MEETS IN TOKYO TO DISCUSS MUTUAL CHALLENGES Some 200 representatives of classification societies, shipbuilders and shipowners came together in Tokyo last week for their annual ‘Tripartite Meeting’ on issues of common interest.   The meeting, hosted by Class NK, the Japanese Shipowners’...
October 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Shipmanagement | Read More

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’

‘Shipping Industry United in Seeking Further Progress on CO2 at Critical IMO Meeting’
In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need...
October 19th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Energy, Environment, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Organisations | Read More

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s timely Shipping, Marine Services and Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis Capital Link lead by the Bornozis – Nicolas and Olga, keep the wind of optimism for shipping’s survival alive! Coverage of all sectors of the industry with one of the most comprehensive ever forums the Square Mile has ever witnessed, given that all sectors were duly represented...
October 5th, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IMarEST, IMO, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

INTERTANKO cautiously welcomes Entry Into Force of IMO BWMC

INTERTANKO cautiously welcomes Entry Into Force of IMO BWMC
Katharina Stanzel INTERTANKO cautiously welcomes Entry Into Force of IMO Ballast Water Management Convention Finland has deposited its instrument of ratification to the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention bringing the Convention into force on 8 September 2017. The Finnish tonnage raises the...
September 8th, 2016 | Environment, Intertanko, News, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Captain Mangouras scapegoated again

Captain Mangouras scapegoated again
Captain Apostolos Mangouras – photo credit;huffingtonpost.es Spain wins Prestige appeal, branding Capt Mangouras a reckless criminal Spain’s Supreme Court has overturned the 2013 verdict of the Spanish court of first instance in La Coruna which had acquitted Capt Apostolos Mangouras, Master of...
January 29th, 2016 | Claims, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Intertanko, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2015 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
      The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 16 and 17 October 2015. The meeting was attended by 100 high level representatives of the industry, including chairmen and executives of the Round...
October 27th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

INTERTANKO releases version 4 of its Questionnaire 88

The Questionnaire 88 (Q88), first issued in 1988 by INTERTANKO, has been revised to include the most up-to-date information for assessing vessel suitability and risk when chartering tankers. The Questionnaire, now in its 4th version, is the established industry standard for information on ships for commercial...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Fixtures, Intertanko, Regulatory, Sales and Purchases | Read More

INTERTANKO still advising against Nigeria trade for banned tankers

INTERTANKO still advising against Nigeria trade for banned tankers
INTERTANKO’s continues to advise its Members against taking any vessel on Nigeria’s list of banned tankers either into Nigeria or into its EEZ, despite a recent letter from NNPC which some are interpreting as a lifting of the ban. Moreover we continue to advise Members who have ships on the banned...
September 10th, 2015 | Corruption, Disputes, EEZ, Intertanko, Maritime Fraud, Oil Industry, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Tankers | Read More

The shipping markets: Down and out?

The shipping markets: Down and out?
John Faraclas Our nineteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 8th of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was up just a point since yesterday at 574...
May 8th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Gas, HR, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism | Read More

Shipping Industry faces major dilemma on Ballast Water Management

Shipping Industry faces major dilemma on Ballast Water Management
The Round Table (RT) of International Shipping Organisations (comprising BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, Intercargo and INTERTANKO) is deeply concerned if the international convention to regulate ships’ ballast water comes into force in the near future without a realistic implementation...
May 1st, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Environment, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Pollution | Read More

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…
Large scale rescue -Picture credits: Stolt Tankers B.V. THOUSANDS OF LIVES WILL BE LOST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN UNLESS EU GOVERNMENTS TAKE URGENT ACTION,  SAY SHIPOWNER GROUPS AND SEAFARER UNIONS  European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member...
April 8th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, BIMCO, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, IACS, ILO, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

ISIS export gateway to global crude oil markets

ISIS export gateway to global crude oil markets
Dr. George Kiourktsoglou ISIS EXPORT GATEWAY TO GLOBAL CRUDE OIL MARKETS George KIOURKTSOGLOU*,  Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London  – Dr Alec D COUTROUBIS,  Principal Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London Abstract The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) began to take...
March 12th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Energy, European Union, Gas, Health and Safety, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intertanko, LNG, LPG, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

INTERTANKO welcomes EMSA Sulphur Inspection Guidance

INTERTANKO welcomes EMSA Sulphur Inspection Guidance
INTERTANKO Managing Director Katharina Stanzel INTERTANKO welcomes the just-completed European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) Sulphur Inspection Guidance supporting the implementation of Council Directive 1999/32/EC (“The EU Sulphur Directive”). EMSA’s guidance aims to support a harmonised approach...
February 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Intertanko, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Intercargo calls again for continued Awareness and Vigilance to ensure the Safe Carriage of Bulk Cargoes

Intercargo calls again for continued Awareness and Vigilance to ensure the Safe Carriage of Bulk Cargoes
David Tongue The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) again reminds all stakeholders of the continued dangers associated with the carriage of bulk cargoes that mayhave a potential for liquefaction. The recent capsize and sinking of the Bahamas flag Bulk Jupiter in the opening...
January 13th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

2014 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2014 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
John Platsidakis The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Shanghai on 30 and 31 October 2014. The meeting was attended by high level representatives of the industry, including the chairman of Intercargo Mr John Platsidakis, the chairman of...
November 19th, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, IACS, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

INTERTANKO elects Nikolas Tsakos as its new Chairman

INTERTANKO elects Nikolas Tsakos as its new Chairman
Nikolas Tsakos and Graham Westgarth INTERTANKO’s Council of Members met this week in Dubai and elected Nikolas Tsakos as Chairman of the Association. Tsakos has been a member of Council since 2002 and Vice Chairman since 2012. He succeeds Graham Westgarth who stepped down after five years in post. “The...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Events, HR, Intertanko, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Jim Davis in buoyant mood at IMIF’s 39th annual dinner in London

Jim Davis in buoyant mood at IMIF’s 39th annual dinner in London
Clay Maitland, Fred Hardy, Lesley Batchelor, Jim Davis, Charlotte Hall, and Anny Zade Jim Davis in buoyant mood at International Maritime Industries Forum 39th annual dinner in London Cautious optimism that shipowners and shipbuilders have learned the lesson of the “overcapacity years” was expressed...
November 11th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, BIMCO, Events, Flags, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, IUA, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Quality control of bunkers – IMO takes a step in the right direction

Quality control of bunkers – IMO takes a step in the right direction
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to consider introducing measures to improve controls of bunkers delivered to ships. After six submissions to the IMO over 4 years, to which INTERTANKO made a major contribution, persistence with another submission has resulted in progress to assure...
October 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Intertanko, Oil Spill, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations

IMO agrees to review Ballast Water Management System type approval guidelines and protect existing installations
As proposed by INTERTANKO and its industry partners, the IMO has agreed to commence a review of the ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval guidelines (G8) and at the same time agreed not to penalise those owners who have already installed BWMS that are approved in accordance with the current...
October 17th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Intertanko, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More