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2019 Monthly updates of Secretariat activities

-May 2019-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

A brief review follows of our Association’s activities in May

and of what is upcoming in June:

Membership; Upcoming semi-annual meetings;

Other meetings; Hosted presentation; Publications-papers; Members’ Reporting & Surveys;

Regular Circulars; Updates under our Working Programme; Membership Logos & Certificates.

In more detail:

 

Membership update

New members in May:

– THE CHINA NAVIGATION CO. PTE LTD.

– ELVICTOR CREW MANAGEMENT LTD. (Associate)

New 2019/Q2 Members are listed here, and new Q1 Members are listed here.

 

Our updated Membership stats as of 31.05.2019:

– Full members – 138 Full Members and 76 Associate Members

– Registered ships – #2,221 ships (with a total tonnage of 212 mil. dwt)

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

 

Our Association’s upcoming semi-annual meetings: 3-4 Oct 2019 – Registrations are open

The next semi-annual INTERCARGO meetings will be taking place in Athens on 3-4 October 2019

  • For the meetings’ schedule and Registrations (as well as Accommodation offers) please see here
  • Further updates will be circulated and posted on the above link

 

Other meetings

– IMO Intersessional Meeting of the WG on GHG Emissions Reduction (May 7-10) – please see here

– IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 74 (May 13-17) – please see here

– (upcoming) IACS/Industry Technical Meeting (June 3)

– (upcoming) IMO Maritime Safety Committee – MSC 101 (June 5-14) – please see here

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

 

Hosted presentation

– “2019 Ballast Water Management – Best Practices” by our Associate Member ABS (May 9) – please see here

 

Publications & papers

– INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2019 – please see here

– INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 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

Online survey ‘IMPORTANT TOPICS in 2019’results – please 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).

 

Updates under our Working Programme in May

Cargoes, “Liquefaction” – please see here

Design & Construction, Machinery & Operations – please see here

Incidents & Casualties – please see here

Ballast Water – please see here

Emissions – please see here

Ports & Terminals – please see here

Life Saving – please see here

Piracy – please see here

Cyber Risks – please see here

Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

International Maritime Organization (IMO) – please see here

Other Legislation – please see here

Miscellaneous issues – please see here

 

Membership Logos & Certificates

– 2019 Membership logos and Company Certificates are provided upon annual renewal of Membership

(if not received, you may contact the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org)

– Full Members may download their 2019 Vessel Certificates – please see here

 

Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars and consult the articles on our website https://www.intercargo.org/

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

also navigate the MENU (top of page) for TOPICS, NEWS, and other categories of updates.

 

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

 

Best regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

 

 

April 2019

-April 2019-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

A brief review follows of our Association’s activities in April

and of what is upcoming in May:

Membership; Upcoming presentation;

Other meetings/events; Media Releases; Publications-papers; Members’ Reporting & Surveys;

Regular Circulars; Updates under our Working Programme; Membership Logos & Certificates.

In more detail:

 

Membership update

Our updated Membership stats as of 01.05.2019:

– Full members – 138 Full Members and 75 Associate Members

– Registered ships – #2,194 ships (with a total tonnage of 211 mil. dwt)

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

You may see the latest Member additions at this link: 2019/Q1

 

Upcoming presentation

– “2019 Best Practices for Operations of Ballast Water Management” by our Associate Member ABS

lunchtime presentation at London RINA venue (May 09) – please see here

 

Other main meetings/events

CMA Shipping Conference 2019  and industry side-meetings – please see here

IMO Facilitation Committee (April 8-12) – please see here

– IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (April 29-May 3) – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO Intersessional Meeting of the WG on GHG Emissions Reduction (May 7-10) – please see here

– (upcoming) International Seminar On Ship Recycling (May 10)

– (upcoming) IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 74 (May 13-17)

Be reminded that the INTERCARGO Committees’ will next be meeting in Athens on 3-4 October 2019.

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

 

Media Releases

– “INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting” (April 24) – please see here

 

Publications & papers

– INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2018 – – please see here

– for the latest INTERCARGO publications please see here

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2019 – 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

Online survey ‘IMPORTANT TOPICS in 2019’results – please 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).

 

Updates under our Working Programme in April

Cargoes, “Liquefaction” – please see here

Incidents & Casualties – please see here

Life Saving – please see here

Ballast Water – please see here

Emissions – please see here

Ports & Terminals – please see here

Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

International Maritime Organization (IMO) – please see here

Miscellaneous issues – please see here

 

Membership Logos & Certificates

– 2019 Membership logos and Company Certificates are provided upon annual renewal of Membership

(if not received, you may contact the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org)

– Full Members may download their 2019 Vessel Certificates – please see here

 

Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars and consult the articles on our website https://www.intercargo.org/

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

also navigate the MENU (top of page) for TOPICS, NEWS, and other categories of updates.

 

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

Best regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

March 2019

-March 2019-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

A brief review follows of our Association’s activities in March and of what is upcoming in April:

Membership; latest semi-annual Committees’ meetings; Hosted presentation;

Other meetings/events; Publications-papers; Members’ Reporting & Surveys;

Regular Circulars; Updates under our Working Programme; Membership Logos & Certificates.

In more detail:

 

Membership update

 You may see the New Members per quarter at these links: 2019/Q1 (2018: Q4 ; Q3 ; Q2; Q1)

 

Our updated Membership stats as of 29.03.2019:

– Full members – 139 Full Members and 75 Associate Members

– Registered ships – #2,198 ships (with a total tonnage of 211 mil. dwt)

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

 

Our latest Committees’ meetings in Hong Kong

INTERCARGO’s semi-annual meetings took place with great success  in Hong Kong on March 4-5.

You may refer to this webpage for an overview of the events

  • TechCom / Dinner Reception / ExCom / Presentations Session / Courtesy visit to Pacific Basin offices
  • and links to the relevant material (Minutes, presentations etc)

 

Hosted presentation

– “Tools for improving operational efficiency” by our Associate Member ClassNK (March 20) – please see here

 

Other main meetings/events

– IMO Sub-Committee On Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 6 ) (March 8)

– IMO Expert Workshop on 4th GHG Study (March 12)

– IMO Legal Committee (LEG 106) (Mar 27) – please see here

– SAFETY4SEA London Conference (March 29) – please see here

– (upcoming) CMA Shipping Conference 2019  and industry side-meetings – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO Facilitation Committee (April 8-12)

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

 

Publications & papers

– INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report

(first copies were distributed in Hong Kong; all Members will be receiving their free copy) – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report is up for publication in April

– for the latest INTERCARGO publications please see here

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2019 – please see here

 

Members’ Reporting & Surveys – please refer for details here

Latest survey ‘IMPORTANT TOPICS in 2019’results – please see 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 March

Cargoes, “Liquefaction” – please see here

Design & Construction, Machinery & Operations – please see here

Life Saving – please see here

Ballast Water – please see here

Coatings – please see here

Emissions – please see here

Ports & Terminals – please see here

International Maritime Organization (IMO) – please see here

Miscellaneous issues – please see here

 

Membership Logos & Certificates

– 2019 Membership logos and Company Certificates are provided upon annual renewal of Membership

(if not received, you may contact the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org)

– Full Members may download their 2019 Vessel Certificates – please see here

 

Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars and consult the articles on our website https://www.intercargo.org/

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

also navigate the MENU (top of page) for TOPICS, NEWS, and other categories of updates.

 

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

 

 

Best regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

February 2019

-February 2019-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

A brief review follows of our Association’s activities in February

and of what is upcoming in March:

Membership; Upcoming semi-annual Committees’ meetings; Other meetings/events;

Publications-papers; Members’ Reporting & Surveys;

Regular Circulars; Updates under our Working Programme; Membership Logos & Certificates.

In more detail:

 

Membership update

New members in February:

– ERMA FIRST ESK ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS SA (Associate)

 

You may see the New Members per quarter at these links: 2019/Q1 (2018: Q4 ; Q3 ; Q2; Q1)

 

Our updated Membership stats as of 28.02.2019:

– Full members – 140 Full Members and 75 Associate Members

– Registered ships – #2,215 ships (with a total tonnage of 208 mil. dwt)

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

 

Our upcoming Committees’ meetings: Hong Kong, 4-5 March 2019

The next semi-annual INTERCARGO meetings are taking place next week at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong.

  • The schedule of the events can be found here
  • Monday 4 March (09:00-17:00)/ Technical Committee: the Agenda and supporting documents are posted here
  • Monday 4 March (19:00-22:00)/ Dinner Reception
  • Tuesday 5 March (09:00-15:00)/ Executive Committee: the Agenda and supporting documents are posted here
  • Tuesday 5 March (15:30-17:00)/ Presentations Session: the Agenda is posted here
  • Wednesday 6 March (10:00-12:00) / Courtesy visit to the offices of Pacific Basin Shipping (HK)
  • Kindly note that all our events are fully booked and registrations are no longer possible

For last minute cancellations please contact the Secretariat promptly at info@intercargo.org

  • You can also reach our team at these phone numbers: (please refer to email circular)

 

 

Other main meetings/events

– IMO Sub-Committee On Ship Design And Construction (SDC 6) (Feb. 4-8) – please see here

– DG Clima workshop on GHG reduction (Brussels, Feb.11)

IMO Sub-Committee On Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 6) (Feb. 18-22) – please see here

– (upcoming) “Tools for improving operational efficiency” lunchtime presentation at our London office by ClassNK (March 20) – please see here

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

 

Publications & papers

– The INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers 2017-18 report has been published.

Copies will be made available in Hong Kong. All Members will be receiving their free copy. Please see here

– for latest INTERCARGO publications please see here

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2019 – please see here

 

Members’ Reporting & Surveys – please refer for details here

Latest survey ‘IMPORTANT TOPICS in 2019’results: will be discussed in Hong Kong and are posted 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 February

Cargoes, “Liquefaction” – please see here

Design & Construction, Machinery & Operations (Class and Statutory Rules & Cargo Gear) – please see here

Incidents & Casualties – please see here

Life Saving – please see here

Cyber risks – please see here

Ballast Water – please see here

Emissions – please see here

Ports & Terminals – please see here

Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

International Maritime Organization (IMO) – please see here

 

Membership Logos & Certificates

– 2019 Membership logos and Company Certificates are provided upon annual renewal of membership

(if not received, you may contact the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org)

– Full Members may now download their 2019 Vessel Certificates – please see here

 

Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars and consult the articles on our website https://www.intercargo.org/

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

also navigate the MENU (top of page) for TOPICS, NEWS, and other categories of updates.

 

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

 

 

Best regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

January 2019

-January 2019-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

A brief review follows of our Association’s activities in January

and of what is upcoming in February:

Membership; Upcoming semi-annual Committees’ meetings; Other meetings/events;

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

Regular Circulars; Association updates.

In more detail:

 

Membership update

New members in January:

– SCORPIO MARITIME INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

 

You may see the New Members per quarter at these links: 2019/Q1 (2018: Q4 ; Q3 ; Q2; Q1)

 

Our updated Membership stats as of 31.01.2019:

– Full members – 140 Full Members and 74 Associate Members

– Registered ships – #2,203 ships (with a total tonnage of 207 mil. dwt)

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

 

Our upcoming Committees’ meetings: Hong Kong, 4-5 March 2019

The next semi-annual INTERCARGO meetings will be taking place in Hong Kong on 4-5 March 2019.

  • See details and Registrations (open until 10 Feb) (as well as Accommodation offers) here
  • the Presentations Session Agenda has already been posted on the above link
  • the Agendas for ExCom & TechCom will be circulated soon
  • Wed 6 March, 10am: after a kind invitation from Vice-Chairman Capt Jay K. Pillai open to all Members,

a courtesy visit to the offices of Pacific Basin Shipping (HK) Limited will take place (separate invitation with details will follow)

 

Other main meetings/events

IMO Sub-Committee On Navigation, Communications And Search And Rescue (NCSR 6) (Jan. 21)

Liquefaction Workshop (Jan. 30)

– EU NAVFOR meeting on Piracy (Jan. 31)

– (upcoming) IMO Sub-Committee On Ship Design And Construction (SDC 6) (Feb. 4-8)

– (upcoming) IMO Sub-Committee On Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 6) (Feb. 18-22)

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

 

Media Releases

– “Cargo liquefaction continues to be a major risk for dry bulk shipping” (January 31) – please see here

 

Publications & papers

– the new Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report will be published in February

– for the latest INTERCARGO publications please see here

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2018 – 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

Current survey ‘IMPORTANT TOPICS in 2019’ is open until 7 Feb. 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).

 

Association updates

– new Chairman’s Dimitrios J. Fafalios 2019 Welcome – please see here

– the new Officer Bearers (Management Committee) took office as of 1 Jan 2019 – please see here

– INTERCARGO’s Revised Constitution entered into effect as of 1 Jan 2019 – please see here

 

Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars and consult the articles on our website https://www.intercargo.org/

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

also navigate the MENU (top of page) for TOPICS, NEWS, and other categories of updates.

 

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

 

 

Best regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General