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2018 Monthly updates of Secretariat activities

-MAY 2018-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,


With May already behind us, it is time to review:

Membership; Meetings & other events; Upcoming bi-annual INTERCARGO meetings;

Media Release; Regular Circulars; Feedback surveys;

Technical/Operational/other circulars;

Other Secretariat updates.

In more detail:


Membership update

New members in May:



New 2018/Q2 Members are listed here, and new Q1 Members are listed here.


Our updated Membership stats:

– Registered ships – we count now #2,033 ships (with a total tonnage of 190 mil. dwt)

– Full members – we count now 132 Full Members and 72 Associate Members

(see annual evolution here)

Also our LinkedIn followers are up >60% (follow us here)!


Many thanks to our existing Members for registering more ships with us

and to new Members joining: you are all enhancing our Association’s representation and strength.


Meetings & other events with INTERCARGO’s participation

IACS/Industry Spring Technical Meeting (May 14)

IMO 70: “Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” High-level Forum (May 15)

99th session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 99, May 16-25) – see here

– (UPCOMING) HELMEPA Conference “2020 is closer than we think” (June 6)

– (UPCOMING) Green Award Committee meeting in Athens (June 8)

– (UPCOMING) “Bulk carriers: design measures to prevent Cargo Liquefaction & Shaft alignment” presentation by DNV GL hosted by INTERCARGO (June 20) – see here

– (UPCOMING) Seatrade Awards (June 29)


– The INTERCARGO CALENDAR with upcoming events can be found here.


Upcoming bi-annual INTERCARGO meetings in London (1-2 October 2018)

– Venue: Trinity House, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DH

Registrations will open very soon and you will be notified with a separate communication.

We are negotiating Hotel discount offers, which will also be communicated as soon as available.


Media Release

“On Bulk Carrier Casualties & Incidents” (May 10) (see here)


Regular Circulars

Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

Dry bulk trade and fleet update (monthly, also posted here)

– the present update of Secretariat activities & upcoming ones (monthly, also posted here)


Feedback surveys (for Full Members only)

BWTS Survey (you may contact our Technical Manager Ed Wroe at )

Terminal Reporting (see here – or you may contact our Operations Manager Joe Zhou at  )

– Crew injury frequency and lost time (see here – or contact at  )

Full Members’ Surveys online – see the results of past ones here


Technical/Operational/other circulars

(most TC ones are for TechCom members only; some are reserved for Full Members only)


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