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  • "Cybersecurity for shipping - preparing for a digital world" (Other issues) 19-Feb-2017

    The first 2017 session of lNTERCARGO lunchtime presentations successfully took place at our London office on 17 Feb. Many thanks to our Associate Member DNV GL for delivering two presentations, one of which on the topic of:...

  • Lifeboats (Other issues) 08-Feb-2017

    Outcome of MSC 97, Nov 2016 The 97th session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 97), held from 21 to 25 Nov 2016, considered documents MSC 97/19/4 and MSC 97/INF.3 (INTERCARGO et al.), related to the work of SSE 4 to...

  • Draft Guidelines for simulated launching for free fall lifeboat (Other issues) 03-Feb-2017

    3 Feb 2017:- It is to advises INTERCARGO members of recent development made by INTERCARGO and its industry association partners together with some flag States, emphasizing industry concerns with lifeboat drills on board. The...

  • Zika virus (Other issues) 27-Jul-2016

    27 Jul 2016: With many thanks to our member Videotel for their new safety and training video about the Zika virus, you are invited to circulate following webpage link across your offices for free access to the video and a...

  • Panama Canal (Other issues) 13-Jun-2016

    Update, 13 June 2016:- 1. The expanded Panama Canal will be formally opened on 26 Jun 2016. • As per its Advisory No. A-30-2016, dated May 31, 2016, beginning June 27, 2016, the maximum allowable draft for vessels...


Name Company
Mr Dimitris FAFALIOS (Chairman) Fafalios S.A.
Mr Thomas KEENAN (Vice Chairman) Liberty Maritime Corporation
Mr Herman VISSER Oldendorff Carriers SA
Mr. Yoshikazu KAWAGOE Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL)
Mr. H. BHAVE Pacific Basin
Mr Alan H. MITCHELL Interorient Marine Services Ltd. 
Mr S F WONG IMC Shipping Co. Pte. Inc.
Mr Dimitris MAKRIS Olympic Shipping and Management SA
Mr Nikos NIKOLAIDIS Kyla Shipping
Mr Xinquan WANG COSCO Bulk Group
Mr Christian HASSALL Wallem Shipmanagement Ltd
Nr Jan Øivind SVARDAL Grieg Star Shipping A.S.
Mr Cliff PIERCE Rio Tinto
Mr Yasuo TANAKA NYK Line
Mr François THOMAS Cetragpa CIE/Louis Dreyfus Armateurs
Capt Eric LI Sinotrans Shipping Limited
Mr. FAN Xiangdong China Shipping Development
Mr Luiz PICORELL Vale S.A.
Capt Eduardo M. LIMPIN Sandigan
Mr Sanjeev SAMEL Masterbulk Pte Ltd
Ms Tracy KOO Valles Steamship
Mr K ZENON Star Bulk
Mr Hardeep MUNDAE Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd
Mr Georgi YORGAKIEV K Line
Mrs Catherine PRIFTI Laskaridis Shipping Co. Ltd.
Mr Zhang Shiwei Hong Kong Ming Wah Shipping Co. Ltd
Hon (ex Chairmen)
Mr. Richard RAWLINSON 
Mr. Leo Appoen 
Capt Michael SHUKER