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Year 2003

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Year 2003 - Overview

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10.02.2004

INTERTANKO tonnage study gauges effect on tanker fleet of MARPOL Annex II cargo reclassification

Impending revisions to MARPOL Annex II effecting the reclassification of chemicals and vegetable oils and fats will bring about changes in the trading possibilities for the chemical and products tanker fleets. INTERTANKO has made a study of these trades and of the availability of tonnage, involving over 1,100 vessels. It concludes that there will be a significant impact on both the product tank...... More

06.10.2003

Shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies in tripartite dialogue "towards a quality and rational industry”

The unique tripartite forum of shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies met again last week in Seoul, South Korea, to continue its dialogue and progress towards a unified approach on newbuilding standards (designing and building fit-for-purpose ships), roles and relationships (stricter class oversight and extended guarantees), and information sharing on shipbuilding capacity and...... More

25.09.2003

INTERTANKO’s Council meets in London

The breadth of discussion at INTERTANKO’s Council and Executive Committee meetings in London last week emphasised the depth work by the association and its members since the last Council meeting in April. This has reached from lobbying to both industry and politicians, to discussions and negotiations at IMO; from work in the EU and US to Asia; from environmental issues to industry relationships...... More

24.09.2003

INTERTANKO-Intercargo Synergy - Formation of joint secretariat

Member companies of INTERTANKO (representing tanker shipping interests) and INTERCARGO (representing dry bulk shipping interests) have agreed to administrative and policy changes that will improve and streamline the Associations’ management.... More

24.09.2003

INTERTANKO -Intercargo - formation of joint secratariat

Member companies of INTERTANKO (representing tanker shipping interests) and INTERCARGO (representing dry bulk shipping interests) have agreed to administrative and policy changes that will improve and streamline the Associations’ management.... More

24.09.2003

INTERTANKO’s position on sulphur fuel

European moves to reduce sulphur emissions into the atmosphere, while praiseworthy in their intent, could create logistical and operational difficulties for ship owners and could actually pose a significant safety risk for ships.... More

24.09.2003

INTERTANKO-Intercargo Synergy - Formation of joint secretariat

Member companies of INTERTANKO (representing tanker shipping interests) and INTERCARGO (representing dry bulk shipping interests) have agreed to administrative and policy changes that will improve and streamline the Associations’ management. ... More

01.08.2003

Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available

INTERTANKO's Tanker Specification Awareness Guide has been compiled to assist those ordering new ships in making informed decisions about the specification of their newbuildings based on industry experience and response to current issues. ... More

25.06.2003

The shipping industry welcomes IACS common structural rules

The Round Table of international maritime associations (BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO) have today wholeheartedly welcomed the announcement of the Council of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to provide common classification rules for newbuilding scantlings as a matter of priority. ... More