Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines has also ordered ships it operates in the area to keep a 12-mile radius from the "attack zone", while Norway-based International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko
) said it was "extremely worried" about the safety of crews in the region, adding that two of its members suffered explosions at or below the water line.
Hundreds of tankers in Houston, Malaysia and Singapore suffered damage since March as tainted fuel clogged filters and jammed injection pumps, Intertanko
reported in August.
Just for information: InterTanko
has 204 members and 236 companies whose combined fleet comprises some 3,077 tankers; AWO is the national trade association for the U.S.
The first session was moderated by Andreas Chrysostomou, Acting Director of the Department of Merchant Shipping and Chairman of the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the IMO, while panelists Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director of INTERTANKO
, Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Roberto Cazzulo, Chairman of the Council of the International Association of Classification Societies (lACS) attempted to address the basic question: whether we are at a turning point for shipping, in relation to both existing fleets and new "ecoship" design and shipbuilding?
The IRT, supported by the South African Police Service, and in coordination with European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) and INTERTANKO
, gathered evidence which later served to assist Greece in its first prosecution of a piracy case.
High level representatives from the international maritime community expected to attend include the secretary general of the IMO, Koji Sekimizu, chairman of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee, Christian Breinholt, secretary general of the International Chamber of Shipping, Commander Peter Hinchliffe, chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies, Tom Boardley, managing director of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO
) Katharina Stanzel and assistant secretary-general and director of the Maritime Safety Division -- IMO, Andrew Winbow.
Among the featured speakers will be John Lewis, ES Link Services; Delmar Doyle, NACE; Tim Wilkins, INTERTANKO
; Zarful Alam, Singapore Port State Authority; Ole Borring Soerensen, Hempel; Steve Sides, ACA: Julian Hunter, International Paint; Neal Blossom, American Chemet; Charles Bangert, Orr & Boss, Inc.; David Mather, International Paint; and a representative from the Ship Building Association of Japan.
(238) TJCE, sentencia FIAMM y Fedon/Consejo y Comision, cit., considerandos 109 (con cita de TJCE, sentencia de 12 de diciembre de 1972, International Fruit Company yotros, asuntos acumulados 21/72 a 24/72) y 110 (con cita de TJCE, sentencia de 3 de junio de 2008, Intertanko
yotros, asunto C-308/06).
The Oil Companies International Maritime Forum (OCIMF) and Intertanko
, with cooperation from BP, are proposing a new way of reducing polluting emissions from shipping, baptised virtual arrival'.
members own the majority of the world's tanker fleet.
On the sidelines of an Intertanko
's annual tanker conference, Souri in 2009 told Gulf News: "we will...
FONASBA, founded in 1969, has a consultative status with the International Maritime Organization, UNCTAD, and the World Customs Organization as well as close associations with BIMCO, INTERCARGO, and INTERTANKO
, among other shipping bodies.