Posts Tagged ‘intertanko’

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean

Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean
Vigilance essential despite reduction to piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the OCIMF representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Behavioural Competency Assessment

Behavioural Competency Assessment
In recent decades, the maritime industry has increasingly focused on ‘behaviour’ in relation to safety and operational performance.  This has, for the most part, been driven by the need to understand the ‘human element’ in many incidents, accidents and trends. A joint initiative between Intertanko...
December 17th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

MEPC 73: Correcting the Record

MEPC 73: Correcting the Record
Correcting the Record – Contributing Cosponsors Clarifying Recent Misconceptions On 31 August 2018 the Bahamas, Liberia, Marshall Islands, Panama, BIMCO, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO cosponsored and submitted a document to the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) 73 meeting taking place 22-26...
October 8th, 2018 | Environment, IMO | Read More

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel

Environmental Organisations and Shipping industry call for carriage ban on non-compliant fuel
Leading environmental organizations and the global shipping industry have joined in calling for an explicit prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels when the global 0.5% sulphur cap takes effect in 2020. IMO has agreed that from 1st January 2020 the maximum permitted sulphur content...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | 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

Christopher J. Wiernicki Meets Maritime Industry Stakeholders in Role as IACS Chairman

Christopher J. Wiernicki Meets Maritime Industry Stakeholders in Role as IACS Chairman
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Chairman, President and CEO outlines IACS strategic plan. (Houston) ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki has taken part in a series of meetings with maritime industry stakeholders in his capacity as chairman of the International Association of Classification...
September 25th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | 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

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

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

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

Serious ballast water management convention problems still need to be resolved by IMO

Serious ballast water management convention problems still need to be resolved by IMO
The global shipping industry – represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, Intercargo, Intertanko, World Shipping Council (WSC), CLIA and IPTA – has voiced continuing concern about serious implementation problems associated with the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. At...
April 8th, 2014 | Environment, IMO | Read More

Shipping industry attends Mission’s Christmas Festival

Shipping industry attends Mission’s Christmas Festival
The Mission to Seafarers is pleased to announce the attendance of key shipping professionals at its annual Christmas service: The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2013. The evening was attended by leaders from the shipping industry and loyal supporters, with a performance by the Lloyd’s Choir, at...
December 16th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Events | Read More

Witherbys to manage the distribution of INTERTANKO publications

Witherbys to manage the distribution of INTERTANKO publications
INTERTANKO and Witherby Publishing Group (Witherbys), the specialist publisher of marine training, reference and regulatory materials, are delighted to announce that they have reached an agreement whereby Witherbys will manage the sales and distribution of INTERTANKO’s publications. From 1st July...
July 19th, 2013 | Books | Read More