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2021 Monthly updates of Secretariat activities

– September 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a nice month of September,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Publications-reports-papers; Members’ Surveys & Reporting;

Regular circulars / web-updates; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in August:

– Synergy Marine Group

– Greenheart Management Company Ltd

 

New Members that joined in 2nd half of 2021 are listed here (and in 1st half here.)

 

Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

Our Association’s next meetings will be taking place on 14-15 October 2021,

and are to be held both virtually & physically at the Ritz Hotel, London within 11:00-14:00 local time.

  • the Technical Committee will convene on Thursday 14 October
  • the Executive Committee will convene on Friday 15 October
  • the Annual General Meeting will convene on Friday 15 October

Relevant updates, as well as information on promotional opportunities, are posted here

Registrations are already open at same link here (bottom of webpage / login required).

 

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events

– (upcoming) IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON CARRIAGE OF CARGOES AND CONTAINERS (CCC 7)  (Sept 6-10)

– (upcoming) IMO EDITORIAL & TECHNICAL GROUP  (Sept 13-17)

– (upcoming) IMO 9TH INTERSESSIONAL WORKING GROUP MEETING ON REDUCTION OF GHG EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS (Sept 15-17)

 

please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of Aug 31st, attached to this webpage)

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– Technical Update – please see here

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Emissions – please see here

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Other Legislation – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2021 – please see here

INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2011-2020 – please see here

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2019-2020  – please see here

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

 

For all publications please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Fuel Quality Survey

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Regular circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

Please also refer to the respective emailed circulars

and consult the articles on our website https://www.intercargo.org/ , where the latest updates are posted on the Homepage under:

IN FOCUS

– LATEST ARTICLES (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

 

Kind regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

 

August 2021

– August 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a nice month of August,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Publications-reports-papers; Members’ Surveys & Reporting;

Regular circulars / web-updates; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in July:

– Moderna Marine Management Ltd

– PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditing Company SA (Associate)

 

New Members that joined in 2nd half of 2021 are listed here (and in 1st half here.)

 

Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

Our Association’s next meetings will be taking place on 14-15 October 2021,

and are to be held both virtually & physically at the Ritz Hotel, London within 11:00-14:00 local time.

  • the Technical Committee will convene on Thursday 14 October
  • the Executive Committee will convene on Friday 15 October
  • the Annual General Meeting will convene on Friday 15 October

Relevant updates, as well as information on promotional opportunities, are posted here

Registrations are already open at same link here (bottom of webpage / login required).

 

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events

– IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF IMO INSTRUMENTS (III 7) (July 12-16) –  please see here

– IMO LEGAL-COMMITTEE (LEG 108) (July 26-30) –  please see here

– (upcoming) regarding, among other, the upcoming IMO meetings in September:

please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of Aug 1st, attached to this webpage)

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Lifesaving – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Cybersecurity – please see here

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Other Legislation – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2021 – please see here

INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2011-2020 – please see here

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2019-2020  – please see here

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

 

For all publications please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Fuel Quality Survey

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Regular circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

Kind regards

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

July 2021

– July 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a nice month of July,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events;

Media releases;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Publications-reports-papers; Members’ Surveys & Reporting;

Regular circulars / web-updates; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in June:

– Epsilon Hellas (Associate)

 

New Members that joined in first half of 2021 are listed here.

 

Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

Please stay tuned for updates in view of our Association’s meetings taking place on 14-15 October 2021.

The meetings are planned to be held both virtually & physically at the Ritz Hotel, London within 11:00-14:00 local time.

  • the Technical Committee will convene on Thursday 14 October
  • the Executive Committee will convene on Friday 15 October
  • the Annual General Meeting will convene on Friday 15 October

Relevant information is posted here

Registrations are already open at same link here (bottom of webpage / login required).

 

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events

– IMO MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE (MEPC 76) (June 10-17) –  please see here

– (upcoming) IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF IMO INSTRUMENTS (III 7) (July 12-16)

– (upcoming) IMO LEGAL-COMMITTEE (LEG 108) (July 26-30)

 

Please also refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of June 30, attached to this webpage)

 

Media releases (in June)

– (joint) “Shipping industry welcomes Nigeria’s creation of ‘Deep Blue’ to stamp out piracy in the Gulf of Guinea” (June 10) – please see here

– (joint) “Shipping industry urges governments to act on USD 5 billion decarbonisation fund” (June 18) – please see here

– “Day of the Seafarer 2021 – INTERCARGO Joins Calls for a Fair Future for Seafarers” (June 23) – please see here

– “No compromise on safety says INTERCARGO following MEPC 76” (June 23) – please see here

 

You may also follow INTERCARGO’s communications on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/intercargo

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– Emissions (GHG & Sulphur, PM) – please see under respective tabs here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Other Legislation – please see here

– Misc. issues – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2021 – please see here

Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2011-2020 – please see here

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2019-2020  – please see here

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

 

For all publications please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Fuel Quality Survey

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Regular circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

Kind regards

Kostas

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

June 2021

– June 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a nice month of June,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events;

Media releases & communications;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Publications-reports-papers; Members’ Surveys & Reporting;

Regular circulars / web-updates; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Recent-upcoming IMO meetings / Calendar of events

– IMO MARITIME SAFETY COMMITTEE (MSC 103) (May 5-14) – please see here

– IMO 8TH INTERSESSIONAL WORKING GROUP MEETING ON REDUCTION OF GHG EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS (May 24-28) – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE (MEPC 76) (June 10-17) – to be updated here

 

Please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of June 1st, attached to this webpage)

 

Media releases & communications (in May)

– “INTERCARGO Statement of Support – new Seafarers International Relief Fund” (May 5) – please see here

 

You may also follow INTERCARGO’s communications on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/intercargo

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– Design & Construction – please see here

– Emissions (GHG & Sulphur) – please see under respective tabs here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Cyber Risks – please see here

– Ballast Water – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Misc. issues – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

– updated: INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2021 – please see here

Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2011-2020 – please see here

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2019-2020  – please see here

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

 

For all publications please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Fuel Quality Survey

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Regular circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

 

Kind regards

Kostas

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

May 2021

– May 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a nice month of May,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Recent/upcoming meetings / Calendar of events;

Media releases & communications;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Publications-reports-papers; Members’ Surveys & Reporting;

Regular circulars / web-updates; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Recent/upcoming meetings / Calendar of events

– IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON POLLUTION PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (PPR 8) (March 22-26) – please see here

– INTERCARGO DryBMS webinar (April 22) – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO MARITIME SAFETY COMMITTEE (MSC 103) (May 5-14)

– (upcoming) IMO 8TH INTERSESSIONAL WORKING GROUP MEETING ON REDUCTION OF GHG EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS (May 24-28)

 

Please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of April 30, attached to this webpage)

 

Media releases & communications (in April)

– “INTERCARGO’s past and future journeys” (Apr. 18) – please see here

– “Seafarers & COVID-19: INTERCARGO Statement of concern” (Apr. 23) – please see here

– “INTERCARGO ‘Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2011-2020’ publication” (Apr. 28) – please see here

 

You may follow INTERCARGO’s communications on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/intercargo

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– Technical Committee latest meeting – please see here

– Technical Update – please see here

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– DryBMS – a quality standard for the dry bulk sector – please see here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– Emissions – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Misc. issues – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

NEW: Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2011-2020 – please see here

– updated: INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2021 – please see here

INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2019-2020  – please see here

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

 

For all publications please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Regular circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

Kind regards

Kostas

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

April 2021

– April 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a nice month of April,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; Recent INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

Other recent/upcoming meetings & Calendar of events;

Media Releases & communications;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Publications-reports-papers; Members’ Reporting & Surveys;

Regular Circulars; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in March:

– The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Associate)

 

New Members joining in 2021 are listed here.

 

Recent INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

With great appreciation to all Members for their continued support,

and as circumstances allowed only the virtual hosting of the March 11-12 meetings, with social/networking events postponed,

our Secretariat has published a dedicated webpage of promotional material that Members have been contributing – please see here.

 

Full Members may refer to:

  • the Executive Committee meeting webpost here, for the drafted minutes, presentations and all supporting material
  • other background information can be found via the bi-annual meetings webpost here

 

Members may also refer to the Association’s Media Release following the meetings  – please see here.

 

Other recent/upcoming meetings & events

– IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON POLLUTION PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (PPR 8) (March 22-26) – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO INFORMAL DISCUSSION ON LIFECYCLE GHG/CII GUIDELINES (April 14-15)

– (upcoming) IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON NAVIGATION, COMMUNCIATIONS AND SEARCH AND RESCUE (NCSR 8) (April 19-23)

 

Please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of March 31, attached to this webpage)

 

Media Releases & communications (in March)

– “Round Table Shipping Organisations Highlight Key Issues for the Maritime Industry” (Mar. 9) – please see here

– “Industry backs United Nations $5 Billion ‘Moon-Shot’ Programme to decarbonise Shipping” (Mar. 10) – please see here

– “INTERCARGO affirms leadership role in representing dry bulk shipping” (Mar. 17) – please see here

– “Vaccination lottery for the dry bulk sector” (Mar. 31) – please see here

 

You may follow INTERCARGO’s communications on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/intercargo

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– DryBMS – a quality standard for the dry bulk sector – please see here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– Emissions (under tabs GHG and Sulphur) – please see here

– Life Saving – please see here

– Cyber Risks – please see here

– Ballast Water – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Misc. issues – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

– NEW: INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2019-2020  – please see here

– NEW: INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2021 – please see here

 

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2019 – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

 

For all publications please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Regular Circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

 

Kind regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

March 2021

– March 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Wishing you a happy new month of March,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; Upcoming INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

Other recent/upcoming meetings & Calendar of events;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Members’ Reporting & Surveys; Publications-reports-papers;

Regular Circulars; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in February:

– Orion Reederei GmbH & Co. KG

– HYDRUS Engineering Ltd (Associate)

– Filistos ASCOT (Associate)

 

New Members joining in 2021 are listed here (2020/H2: here ; 2020/H1: here.)

 

Upcoming INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

Members’ promotional material: All Members are reminded to contribute, if they wish, promotional electronic material as explained here.

 

Please stay tuned for updates in view of our Association’s meetings taking place on 11-12 March 2021 virtually (from 10:30 to 13:30 London time)

  • the Technical Committee will meet on Thursday 11 March
  • the Executive Committee will meet on Friday 12 March – please see supporting material here

Relevant information is posted here

Registrations are still open at same link here (bottom of webpage / login required).

 

Other recent/upcoming meetings & events

– IMO SYMPOSIUM ON ALTERNATIVE LOW-CARBON AND ZERO-CARBON FUELS (Feb. 9-10) – please see here

– INTERCARGO webinar “DryBMS – explanation and application” – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON POLLUTION PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (PPR 8)

 

Please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of Feb. 26, attached to this webpage)

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– COVID-19 & crew changes – please see here

– DryBMS – a quality standard for the dry bulk sector – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

– GHG emissions – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Other legislation – please see here

– Misc. issues – please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Publications, reports & papers

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– latest INTERCARGO publications in a special package – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here (new edition)

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2020 – please see here

– INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2018-19  – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2019 – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

– for all publications please see here

 

Regular Circulars / web-updates

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

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

 

Kind regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

February 2021

– February 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

With the first month of 2021 already behind us,

a brief review follows of our Association’s activities and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

INTERCARGO anniversary webinar; IMO recent/upcoming meetings & Calendar of events;

Coronavirus pandemic; Media Releases & communications;

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme;

Members’ Reporting & Surveys; Publications-reports-papers;

Regular Circulars; Other updates.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in January:

– ATLANTIC BULK CARRIERS MANAGEMENT LTD.

 

New Members joining in 2021 are listed here (2020/H2: here ; 2020/H1: here.)

 

With huge appreciation to all Members for their continued support

and for further strengthening our Association via the registration of additional ships,

please note:

  • 2021 Membership renewals : each company must have received and settled the relevant invoice
  • consider updating our Secretariat with your (ask for the update form at info@intercargo.org ):
    • company details (postal address etc)
    • designated company representative & other contacts, with their respective emails to include in our emailing lists
    • representative in our Executive Committee (open to all Full members).

 

Membership logos, Company and Vessel Certificates:

the 2021 versions are provided upon renewal of the annual membership and 2021 Vessel Certificates are available here.

 

Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

They will take place on 11-12 March 2021 virtually

  • the Technical Committee will meet on March 11
  • the Executive Committee will meet on March 12

Relevant information are posted here and registrations will open soon (separate communication will follow).

 

INTERCARGO webinar: “40 YEARS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS, 40 YEARS OF EXPECTATIONS AHEAD”

The event took place place on 28 January 2021 on the occasion of our Association’s 40th anniversary (1980-2020)

and was broadcasted via YouTube for INTERCARGO members, guests and an international audience:

 

IMO recent/upcoming meetings & events

–  IMO EDITORIAL AND TECHNICAL GROUP (E&T 33) (Jan. 18-22) – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO SYMPOSIUM ON ALTERNATIVE LOW-CARBON AND ZERO-CARBON FUELS

– (upcoming) IMO SUB-COMMITTEE ON HUMAN ELEMENT, TRAINING AND WATCHKEEPING – 7TH SESSION

 

Please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of Feb. 1, attached to this webpage)

 

Coronavirus pandemic updates

– Our Association has continued its engagement in regular industry COVID-19 Co-ordination and Task Force meetings and initiatives; you may refer to some of our relevant updates here

– INTERCARGO’s relevant Media Releases:

  • “The Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change” (Jan. 26) – please see here
  • “INTERCARGO calls for seafarers to receive COVID-19 vaccine as a priority” (Dec. 9) – please see here
  • “Shipping bodies call on Jeff Bezos to take a stand for stranded seafarers at industry Round Table” (Nov. 26) – please see here
  • “INTERCARGO: Charterers preventing crew change must be held to account” (Nov. 2) – please see here
  • “INTERCARGO Meetings Address Key Industry Issues” (Oct. 12) – please see here
  • “World Maritime Day 2020: Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet” (Sep. 24) – please see here
  • “Crew change: Drastic measures needed now” (July 27) – please see here
  • “Day of the Seafarer: Slow Response from Governments Pushing Seafarers to their Limits” (June 24) – please see here
  • Urgent video message: “Crew Change – time is running out” (June 12) – please see here
  • “Crew Change for ‘Key Workers’ at Sea Must be Top of the Industry’s Agenda” (April 28) – please see here
  • “Coronavirus poses major challenges for seafarers on merchant ships from increasing restrictions imposed by port states” (March 17) – please see here

 

Media Releases & communications (in January)

– INTERCARGO: “40 Years of Accomplishments, 40 Years of Expectations” (Jan. 29) – please see here

– “The Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change” (Jan. 26) – please see here

– ‘Together in Safety’ Shipping Safety Report (Jan. 26) – please see here

– “RightShip and INTERCARGO announce important new quality standard for dry bulk sector to be governed by new NGO” (Jan. 21) – please see here

 

 

Web-posted updates under our Working Programme

– DryBMS – a quality standard for the dry bulk sector – please see here

– Cargoes – “liquefaction” – please see here

– Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

– Life Saving – please see here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– IMO – please see here

– Other legislation – please see here

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Other experience sharing

– Past surveys

 

Publications, reports & papers

– The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– latest INTERCARGO publications in a special package – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here (new edition)

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2020 – please see here

– INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2018-19  – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2019 – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

– for all publications please see here

 

Regular Circulars / web-updates

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

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

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

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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 and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

Kind regards

Kostas

 

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

 

January 2021

– January 2021-

Dear Members of INTERCARGO,

 

Warmest wishes on behalf of our Secretariat for the New Year 2021!

Please refer to INTERCARGO Chairman Dimitris Fafalios’ 2021 Welcome message here.

 

A brief review follows of our Association’s activities last month and of what is upcoming:

Membership updates; Chairmen and Constitution; Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings;

INTERCARGO anniversary webinar; Other recent/upcoming meetings & events;

Recent/upcoming meetings & Calendar of events;

Coronavirus pandemic; Media Releases;

Published updates on our Working Programme; Other updates;

Members’ Reporting & Surveys; Publications-reports-papers; Regular Circulars.

 

In more detail:

 

Membership updates

New members in December:

– ZRICH SHIP MANAGEMENT PTE. LTD.

– EFSHIPPING COMPANY S.A.

– HFW (Associate)

 

New Members that joined in 2020/H2 are listed here and in 2020/H1 here.

 

Membership stats as of end 2020 (which you may also view here):

– Full members – 141 Full Members from 30 countries and 81 Associate Members from 27 countries

– Registered ships – #2,397 ships (with a total tonnage of 227 mil. dwt)

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

 

May I take this opportunity to express our huge appreciation to

all Members for their continued support throughout these very challenging times

and for further strengthening our Association via the registration of additional ships.

 

Membership 2021 renewals are currently ongoing (each company must have received the invoicing for the applicable fees).

Please consider also updating our Secretariat with your (ask for the update form at info@intercargo.org ):

  • company details (postal address etc)
  • designated company representative & other contacts, with their respective emails to include in our emailing lists
  • representative in our Executive Committee (open to all Full members).

 

Membership logos, Company and Vessel Certificates:

the 2021 versions are provided upon renewal of the annual membership; Vessel Certificates are currently under production to be posted here.

 

Chairmen and Constitution

As per the latest Annual General Meeting decisions (please see here for details),

on 1 January 2021 too effect:

– the new terms of the elected Chairmen (please refer to the relevant Media Release)

– revisions to our Association’s Constitution .

 

Next INTERCARGO semi-annual meetings

They will take place on 11-12 March 2021 on virtual mode

(the Technical Committee to meet on March 11 and the Executive Committee on March 12; further information will be communicated soonest).

 

INTERCARGO webinar: “40 YEARS OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS, 40 YEARS OF EXPECTATIONS AHEAD”

It will take place on 28 January 2021 at 12:30-13:30 (London time) on the occasion of our Association’s 40th anniversary (1980-2020)

and will broadcasted live via YouTube for INTERCARGO members, guests and an international audience (further information will be communicated soonest).

 

Other recent/upcoming meetings & events

– IMO LEGAL COMMITTEE (LEG 107) (Nov. 27-Dec. 1)

– HIMT. Annual Meeting of Marine Technology (Dec. 11) – please see here

– Ventilation Guide Webinar (Dec. 11) – please see here

– (upcoming) IMO EDITORIAL AND TECHNICAL GROUP (E&T 33) (Jan. 18-22)

 

Please refer to the INTERCARGO calendar (latest update as of Jan. 5, attached to this webpage)

 

Coronavirus pandemic updates

– Our Association has continued its engagement in regular industry COVID-19 Co-ordination and Task Force meetings and initiatives; you may refer to some of our relevant updates here

– INTERCARGO’s relevant Media Releases:

  • “INTERCARGO calls for seafarers to receive COVID-19 vaccine as a priority” (Dec. 9) – please see here
  • “Shipping bodies call on Jeff Bezos to take a stand for stranded seafarers at industry Round Table” (Nov. 26) – please see here
  • “INTERCARGO: Charterers preventing crew change must be held to account” (Nov. 2) – please see here
  • “INTERCARGO Meetings Address Key Industry Issues” (Oct. 12) – please see here
  • “World Maritime Day 2020: Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet” (Sep. 24) – please see here
  • “Crew change: Drastic measures needed now” (July 27) – please see here
  • “Day of the Seafarer: Slow Response from Governments Pushing Seafarers to their Limits” (June 24) – please see here
  • Urgent video message: “Crew Change – time is running out” (June 12) – please see here
  • “Crew Change for ‘Key Workers’ at Sea Must be Top of the Industry’s Agenda” (April 28) – please see here
  • “Coronavirus poses major challenges for seafarers on merchant ships from increasing restrictions imposed by port states” (March 17) – please see here

 

Media Releases & communications (in December)

– Seafarers Delivering Christmas Campaign – please see here

– Sailors’ Society Virtual Christmas Carol Service – please see here

– “Chairman and Vice-Chairmen of INTERCARGO up for new terms” (Dec. 16) – please see here

– “INTERCARGO calls for seafarers to receive COVID-19 vaccine as a priority” (Dec. 9) – please see here

 

Published updates on our Working Programme

– Ports & Terminals – please see here

– Training, Manpower & Human Element – please see here

– Incidents & Casualties – please see here

– Piracy – please see here

– Cyber Risks – please see here

– IMO – please see here

 

Other updates

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 (Noticeboard, Association News, Media Releases)

– and MEMBER NEWS (includes access to industry events);

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

 

Members’ Surveys & Reporting

For our Surveys & Reporting, including the below, please refer for details here

– Terminal Reporting

– Safe Loading/Unloading at Anchorage

– Crew injury frequency and lost time

– Other experience sharing

– IMPORTANT TOPICS IN 2020 Full Members’ survey results – please see here

 

Publications, reports & papers

The Guidelines on Cyber Security onboard Ships – please see here

– latest INTERCARGO publications in a special package – please see here

– INTERCARGO Annual Review 2019/2020 – please see here (new edition)

– A Guide to Bulk Carrier Operations – please see here

– Fuel Quality Survey report- please see here

– (video) “Dry Bulk Shipping: Sustainably serving the world’s essential needs” – please see here

– 2020 BWMS Operational Survey Report – please see here

– INTERCARGO Submissions to IMO in 2020 – please see here

– INTERCARGO Benchmarking Bulk Carriers report 2018-19  – please see here

– INTERCARGO Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2019 – please see here

– INTERCARGO – The First 40 Years – please see here

– for all publications please see here

 

Regular Circulars / web-updates

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

– Selected News Headlines (weekly, also posted here)

– INTERCARGO in the News (please see here)

– the present update of Secretariat activities & upcoming ones (monthly).

 

 

For any question or clarification, do not hesitate to contact me and the Secretariat at info@intercargo.org.

 

Wishing you a most prosperous and healthy New Year,

 

Kostas

 

Kostas G. GKONIS, PhD

Secretary General

 

 

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For the 2020 monthly updates, please see here