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2018 Monthly updates of Secretariat activities


Dear Members of INTERCARGO,


With November coming to its end,

a brief review follows of what happened last month

and of what is upcoming:

Membership; Meetings/events;

Media Releases; Publications-papers; Members’ Reporting & Surveys;

Regular Circulars; Updates under our Working Programme;

Association updates.

In more detail:


Membership update

New members in November:



You may see the New Members per quarter this year at these links: Q4 ; Q3 ; Q2; Q1.


Our updated Membership stats:

– Full members – we count 141 Full Members and 72 Associate Members

– Registered ships – we count #2,218 ships (with a total tonnage of 205 mil. dwt)

(i.e. about 20% basis numbers and about 25% basis dwt of the global dry bulk carrier fleet)



IMO Council (C 121) (Nov. 19-20)

– (upcoming) IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 100) (Dec. 3-7) – please see here

– (upcoming) Round Table of Shipping organisations Meetings (Dec. 6)

– (upcoming) INTERCARGO Open House (Dec. 7) – please see here

– (upcoming) IACS Council/Industry Meeting (Dec. 13)

– (upcoming) Green Award Committee meeting (Dec. 17)


– See also the INTERCARGO Calendar with upcoming meetings attached to this webpage here.


Media Releases

– “IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020” (November 2) – please see here


Publications & papers

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2018 – please see here

– For the latest INTERCARGO publications please see here


Members’ Reporting & Surveys – please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– BWTS Survey

– Crew injury frequency and lost time


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).


Updates under our Working Programme in November

Cargoes, “Liquefaction” – please see here

Life Saving – please see here

Piracy – please see here

Emissions (Sulphur Cap) – please see here

Ports & Terminals – please see here

International Maritime Organization (IMO) – please see here

Miscellaneous issues – please see here


Association updates

Minutes of the latest Annual General Meeting – please see here

– draft Minutes of the latest Executive Committee Meeting – please see here


Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars and consult the articles on our website

The latest updates are posted on the Homepage under IN FOCUS, LATEST ARTICLES, and MEMBER NEWS;

also navigate the MENU (top of page) for Industry developments, other topics and older articles.


For any question or clarification, do not hesitate to contact me.


Best regards,




Dr Kostas G. GKONIS

Secretary General

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