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Closure of Crimean Ports to International Shipping

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18.07.2014 - 11:00 GMT

Closure of Crimean Ports to International Shipping

INTERTANKO has received several enquiries regarding the possible closure of Crimean ports to international shipping as a result of action by the Ukrainian government. Recent changes to Ukrainian laws have established a specific legal regime for Crimean territory. These laws also affect ships calling at Crimean ports. The first changes to Ukrainian law were enacted in April 2014. Law 1207-VII On...... Login to view this article

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18.07.2014 - 11:00 GMT

Closure of Crimean Ports to International Shipping

INTERTANKO has received several enquiries regarding the possible closure of Crimean ports to international shipping as a result of action by the Ukrainian government. Recent changes to Ukrainian la...... Login to view this article

18.07.2014 - 10:02 GMT

Another tanker hijacking reported in Asia

A Malaysian product tanker, the Oriental Glory , was hijacked around 44nm NE of Pulau Bintan (Malaysia) in position 01:44N – 105:07E on 15th July at 2345. The vessel was enroute from Singapore to...... Login to view this article

18.07.2014 - 10:05 GMT

OCIMF Vessel Incident Repository (VIR) launched

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has been developing a repository (database) for reporting vessel incidents, which was, on Monday 14 July, inaugurated. To enable ease of access...... Login to view this article

18.07.2014 - 10:09 GMT

Paris MoU 2013 Annual Report published: Oil and Chemical Tankers perform well

The Paris MoU has published its 2013 Annual Report, which states that a total number of 28 ships were refused access to Paris MoU ports during 2013, the highest number recorded since 2005. The Pari...... Login to view this article

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24.07.2014 - 16:24 GMT

Poten says that dirty tanker market has fallen into dark utilisation hole. This demand growth is critical, given the utilisation hole that the dirty tanker fleet has found itself. As shown in the chart on the

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22.07.2014 - 10:33 GMT

China imports record-high crude from Iran - Fairplay

According to Fairplay . China has imported 630,000 barrels of crude oil per day in the first half of 2014, up by 48% year on year from 424,000 barrels per day in 1H13, according to data released by...... Login to view this article

14.07.2014 - 08:27 GMT

China Adds to its Strategic Petroleum Reserve - IEA

IEA says that despite the opacity of information concerning China’s crude oil Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), available data suggest that up to 73 mb of recently completed SPR capacity was fille...... Login to view this article

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