INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC)


Main aims

   Represent the interests of owners of shuttle tankers, FPSOs and FSUs

   Provide regulatory updates

   Be a forum for the exchange of safety information

   Develop training programmes and address common safety issues.


Main Issues:

  Forum for exchange of safety-related information on topical issues

• Incident Reporting

• Competence requirements on shuttle tankers

• Industry Guidelines for Vessels with Dynamic Positioning Systems

• IMO Guidelines for ships with Dynamic Positioning Systems

• NI and DNV Certification schemes

• OCIMF Guidelines for Bow Loading Tankers at Offshore Terminals

• OCIMF MEG review — Chain Stoppers for DP Shuttle Tankers


2017 Members

John Einar Dalsvaag (Chairman) Knutsen OAS Shipping

Marco Ahrens Canship Ugland

Petter Andrup Clarksons Platou AS

Torfinn Buarøy Bergesen Offshore AS

Giovanni Cobau Premuda

Tor Bjarne Farbrot Teekay Shipping

Mike Inglis Northern Marine Management

Hilmar Lund-Andersen Knutsen OAS Shipping

Vasilis Papageorgiou  Tsakos Columbia

Douglas Rowat Northern Marine Management

Kees van Beveren Bluewater Group of Companies

Secretary: Dragos Rauta





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