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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tanker Forum, 26 May

Details have now been firmed up for the forum day at this year's Annual Tanker event in Houston. The schedule is as follows - keep an eye on the INTERTANKO website for updates. You can also download a copy of the schedule here. 

 

Tanker Forum 26 May 2017, Friday

 

Technical day of four sessions aimed at the Technical, Operational and Chartering Managers

 

 

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

 

Forum Chairman

Capt. Per Tyrsted Jørgensen, Vice President, Operations, Team Tankers and Chairman of the INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Committee

 

Panellists to be confirmed

 

 

1100 – 1130hrs      Coffee Break

1130 – 1300hrs      Vetting Forum

·         Vetting – The Importance of Getting It Right

·         Joint Safety Initiative with OCIMF

·         Terminal Vetting Issues


Forum Chairman

Alan Johnson, Area Marine Representative, Middle East, NYK Line and Chairman of the INTERTANKO Vetting Committee

 

Panellists to be confirmed

 

 

1300 – 1400hrs      Lunch

         

1400 – 1530hrs      Ballast Water Management Update

Update on IMO Developments

By Tim Wilkins, INTERTANKO Environment Director

 

Update on US Developments

By Joe Angelo, INTERTANKO Director of Regulatory Affairs

 

Review of USCG Type Approved Ballast Systems

By Debra Dicianna, Senior Compliance Engineer, Choice Ballast Solutions

 

Q&A

 

1530 – 1600hrs      Coffee Break

         

1600 - 1730hrs       Air Emissions/GHG Update

         

Planning for Compliance with 0.50% Sulphur Content Fuel Oil

By Gil-Yong Han, INTERTANKO Senior Technical Manager

 

Bunkering in Houston in 2020: Availability and Quality

Presenter to be confirmed

 

Update on IMO Data Collection System and EU MRV Regulation

By Dragos Rauta, INTERTANKO Technical Director

 

Q&A

         

1730hrs       End of Forum