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Happy Christmas and compliments of the season

This is the last issue of Weekly News for 2014. The next issue will be published on Friday 9 January. While our offices may not be physically manned, calls to switchboards and direct lines will re-routed so that you get a response from someone. We wish you a good Christmas and holiday season wherever you are in the world, and a New Year that is as prosperous as the tanker market will allow....... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO Open House – a big thank you to all who came

The INTERTANKO Open House event once again successfully brought together Members and Associate Members to mark a fruitful year of mutual co-operation. All who attended had a good time and it was good to see shipowners enjoying the opportunity to mingle with charterers, brokers, insurers and other industry figures. Contact : Alex Hardman ... Login to view this article


Documentary Committee launches Bunker Surcharge Clauses for Emission Control Areas

Rising bunker prices due to rising oil prices and volatility in global politics can have a dramatic effect on trade as they fluctuate not just day to day, but also port to port. Bunker fuel costs today form the largest part of owners’ expenses, being anything from 40-60% of the overall operating costs of a ship. The tightening of regulations in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) requiring the use of...... Login to view this article


INTERTANKO releases advisory note ‘Emission Control Area (ECA) 2015 – SOx Requirements’

This document, which is an update of previous information we have provided, aims to provide guidance and assistance to INTERTANKO Members on practical actions for consideration regarding flag Administrations, Port State Control and Port Authorities means for controlling the enforcement of ECA SOx Emissions requirements from 1 January 2015 and other regional similar requirements. It addresses...... Login to view this article


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