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Saturday, February 25, 2017

SAVE THE DATE – INTERTANKO ANNUAL TANKER EVENT – HOUSTON 2017

The INTERTANKO 2017 Annual Tanker Event will be held during the week commencing 22 May 2017 at the Houstonian Hotel, Houston, TX.

The preliminary schedule for the week is:

Monday evening, 22 May – Executive Committee dinner (Executive Committee members only)

Tuesday, 23 May – Executive Committee meeting followed by Council dinner (Council members only)

Wednesday, 24 May – Council meeting (Council members only) followed by the Annual General Meeting (open to all Members and Associate Members). The day concludes with the Annual Gala Dinner (open to all, pricing and registration information will be available soon)

Thursday, 25 May – Tanker Summit (full day) followed by Social Dinner (both events open to all, pricing and registration information will be available soon)

The day will run along the following schedule; for a more in-depth rundown of the programme, click here or on the link to the right.

The morning session is kindly sponsored by ABS

 

0800 – 1000hrs      Breakfast and Registration

 

1000 – 1030hrs      Keynote Address

 

1030 – 1130hrs      Oil Companies Panel Discussion

                              (Theme: Meeting Customers’ Expectations)

     What will be the future oil/gas demands?

     What do customers need to meet those demands?

     What should the tanker owner do to meet those demands

         

1130 – 1200hrs      Coffee Break

         

1200 – 1300hrs      Brokers Panel Discussion

                             (Theme: Role of the Broker)

     Is the role of the broker evolving in step with the changing face of the chartering and S&P sector?

     What is the broker’s added value today?

     Brokers – forecasters or fixers?

 

The afternoon session is kindly sponsored by Korean Register

 

1300 – 1430hrs      Lunch

         

1430 – 1600hrs      Panel Discussion

                             Environmental Compliance

     Increasing pressures of environmental compliance

     Are magic pipes still being used?

     Will BWMS really work?

     Will there be a level playing field on air emissions?

 

1600 – 1700hrs      Coffee and Networking

         

1700hrs                 End of Tanker Summit

 

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Friday, 26 May – Tanker Forum (open to all, pricing and registration information will be available soon)

The day will run along the following schedule; for a more in-depth rundown of the programme, click here or on the link to the right.

 

0800 – 0930hrs      Breakfast and Registration

 

0930 – 1100hrs      Chemical Tankers Forum

·         Efficiency in Chemical Tanker Operations – Focus on Houston

·         Port Scheduling/Tank cleaning/Reception Facilities

·         Safety of Navigation and Traffic Management/ Admin Issues – Inspections/ COC exams

 

1100 – 1130hrs      Coffee Break

 

1130 – 1300hrs      Vetting Forum

·         Vetting – The Importance of Getting It Right

·         Joint Safety Initiative with OCIMF

·         Terminal Vetting Issues

 

1300 – 1400hrs      Lunch

 

1400 – 1530hrs      Ballast Water Management Update

Update on IMO Developments

Update on US Developments

Review of USCG Type Approved Ballast Systems

Q&A

 

1530 – 1600hrs      Coffee Break

         

1600 - 1730hrs       Air Emissions/GHG Update

Planning for Compliance with 0.50% Sulphur Content Fuel Oil

Bunkering in Houston in 2020: Availability and Quality

Update on IMO Data Collection System and EU MRV Regulation

Q&A

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Separate agendas will be made available on these pages in due course.

Photography Competition
INTERTANKO is again running its photography competition, kindly sponsored by Wallem. Winners will be announced at the Annual Gala Dinner on 24 May.

Open to all seagoing and shore-based staff, we are inviting pictures that cover any aspect of carrying the world’s oil, gas and chemicals safely, cleanly and efficiently. See separate article for more details.

Sponsorship
Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available to Members and Associate Members on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please click here for more details.

Exhibition - SOLD OUT!
Table-top exhibition space is now fully booked but there are still a  number of superb sponsorship opportunities which will enable you to promote your brand.

Register Your Interest
We look forward to welcoming all industry colleagues to join us in Houston.
Please register your interest to participate as a delegate or provide feedback on workshop topics here. Costs and registration links will be made available in the coming weeks.

Contact: Joe Angelo or Joyce Teng

INTERTANKO thanks its sponsors

INTERTANKO also extends thanks to its exhibitors

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