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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Year 2012




Current tanker market jeopardising tanker industry sustainability

Current tanker market jeopardising tanker industry sustainability Tanker owners continue to be deeply concerned that the current tanker market is seriously jeopardising the sustainability of the tanker industry. Speaking recently to INTERTANKO’s Council in London, the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Koji Sekimizu, pointed out just how much the tanker industry...... More


IMO MEPC Chairman praises INTERTANKO leadership on ballast water management

While attending the INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Mediterranean Panel as the guest speaker, Andreas Chrysostomou, the Chairman of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), informed the panel attendees of the excellent leadership that INTERTANKO had demonstrated at the 64th session of the Committee on the subject of ballast water management. “The MEPC 64 paper that was initiated by...... More


Record numbers ensure INTERTANKO Seafarers’ Vetting Seminar is a resounding success

Over 1,300 seafaring officers and crew attended INTERTANKO’s Seafarers’ Vetting Seminar held last week at the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy in Laguna in the Philippines. The packed auditorium demonstrated the need and the desire for up-to-date and practical information on tanker vetting –successful vetting inspections are a crucial part of the commercial operation of any tanker. The seminar was...... More


INTERTANKO Executive Committee meeting in Rome focuses on Tanker Market Sustainability, Piracy, Ballast Water Management and Air Emissions

INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee (ExCom) recently held its third meeting for 2012 in Rome, Italy, focusing on the major issues currently facing independent tanker owners such as tanker market sustainability, piracy, ballast water management and air emissions. Participants expressed concern over the state of the tanker industry and the rising costs of shipping, which are considered the most...... More


INTERTANKO launches PhD Fellowship in Marine Pollution Law at World Maritime University

INTERTANKO is to fund a three-year PhD study into the emerging law and policy on criminal liability for marine pollution and the effects of this on seafarers. INTERTANKO will be working with the World Maritime University (WMU) and with the individual student chosen to undertake this important work. INTERTANKO’s Council has identified criminalisation as a high priority item for the INTERTANKO Wo...... More


New MD and five-year strategic plan herald new era for INTERTANKO

Katharina Stanzel steps up as INTERTANKO’s Managing Director INTERTANKO’s Council unanimously confirmed the appointment of its current Deputy Managing Director, Katharina Stanzel, as Managing Director of INTERTANKO effective 1 July 2012. The Council noted with pleasure that Joe Angelo will return to his previous position of Deputy Managing Director and Director for Regulatory Affairs and the...... More


Katharina Stanzel MD of INTERTANKO from 1 July

Katharina Stanzel takes over as INTERTANKO’s new Managing Director on 1 July – the fifth Managing Director since the Association started out in 1970. She joined INTERTANKO in 2010 as Deputy Managing Director, coming from the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) where she was Claims Manager and Technical Advisor to the Director.   “I look forward to leading the Secretariat...... More