Documentary Committee

Main aims

• To further the interests of independent tanker operators in issues concerning chartering documentation

• Review new chartering terms and charterparty forms for tankers

Liaise with other INTERTANKO Committees/Panels on issues affecting tanker chartering

Assist/advise on chartering issues and contribute to seminars and events organised by INTERTANKO

Produce publications on tanker chartering and charterparties 


Main issues

• Chartering practice and freight payments

• Model INTERTANKO chartering clauses

• Gas chartering

• Worldscale/Sustainability/PPS

• Bunker supply issues

• Terminal Conditions of Use

• Facilitation/anti-corruption

• Piracy and Security issues

A Guide to Tanker Charters - This book is a comprehensive analysis of the standard voyage and time charterparty forms for tankers.
Tanker Bills of Lading - A Practical Guide - This book is an invaluable guide to the many and varied problems that a tanker operator can face when dealing with bills of lading
Vetting Clauses - A Practical Guide - This book is a consolidated reference guide on vetting clauses.  This guide comprehensively illustrates the legal, operational and commercial implications of the various clauses, offering sound practical advice. 

To order contact:

• INTERTANKO’s tanker bill of lading and tanker waybill forms: Intankbill 2003 and Intankwaybill 2003 are available free of charge.

Model clauses published recently
Agency clause
• Basrah Oil Terminal clause
Bunker Emissions Clause for Time Charters
Canal Transit clause
Danish Straits clause (time & voyage charters)
Ebola clause
MARPOL Annex II Pre-Wash clause
MARPOL Annex VI Clause
Puerto Miranda (Lake Maracaibo) clause
Turkish Straits Transit clause

2017 Members
Ms Anne Liversedge (Chairman) Teekay Corporation
Dr Peter Glover (Vice Chair)  Norton Rose Fulbright
Nikos Adamopulos  Maran Tankers
Michael Brooks Nordisk Skibsrederforening
David Chapman GasLog Ltd
Prof Martin Davies Tulane Law School
Robert Gay Hill Dickinson
Michael Hope North of England P&I
Wellington Koo Valles Steamship
Jamie Kyle Clarksons Platou
George Mathoudakis Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement
Frank Riley Assuranceforeningen SKULD (Gjensidig)
John Salmon Sovcomflot (UK)
Chris Thompson EA Gibson
Ms Michele White, General Counsel


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