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Sunday, December 17, 2017

No. 11/2000

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17.03.2000

OUTCOME FROM FINAL DAY OF MEPC’S 44TH MEETING ON 13 MARCH

The final day of the 44th meeting of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee was on Monday 13th March. The following is a brief summary of the significant issues raised at the meeting.... More

17.03.2000

EUROPE AND ASIA TO MEET IN SINGAPORE TO PROMOTE GLOBAL QUALITY SHIPPING

Top-ranking maritime officials from Europe and Asia-Pacific Rim have been invited to a seminar to be held in Singapore later this month which will seek to (a) establish a dialogue between the two regions on the issue of quality shipping and (b) join the regions’ flag and port state administrations in a global campaign to promote quality shipping. ... More

17.03.2000

THE 1% RULE IN GERMAN PORTS

Reference is made to Item 5 of Ports and Terminals No. 02/2000 on the above issue.Despite our double-checking the accuracy of incoming information, we have received comments from one of our members who questioned whether some misunderstanding might still have occurred in the contents of the article.... More

17.03.2000

ERIKA-PROPOSALS MOVE ON

After having tabled three working documents before a hearing with industry on 1 March and EU member states on 2 March, the Commission is currently pressing ahead with its proposals.... More

17.03.2000

ERIKA ISSUES DEBATED AT MONTE CARLO TANKER EVENT

As reported in last week’s issue, ERIKA makes waves also into the Monte Carlo Tanker Event.... More

17.03.2000

EXPERIENCES WITH CHANGES IN EXXON’S VETTING POLICY

Further to our report in the Weekly NEWS No/07 2000, warning of a possible change in Exxon's vetting policy, a number of members have reported that indeed Exxon are now not giving period approvals, but that they will consider each ship for each cargo at the time. Therefore owners will be unable to tell possible charterers if they have Exxon approval or not.... More

17.03.2000

HOUSTON CHANNEL TEMPORARILY CLOSED FROM LYONDELL D DOCK TO THE VALERO FACILITY

COTP Houston/Galveston has temporarily closed the Houston Ship Channel to all vessel traffic from the Lyondell D Dock to the Valero facility due to an incident involving a vessel dragging a submerged pipeline across the Houston Ship Channel. ... More

17.03.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

7 March, Seattle Times, ‘Protecting state waters’ 7 March, Seattle Times, ‘Court rules state can't control oil tankers’ 7 March, Baltimore Sun ‘Regulating tankers is business of U.S., high court says’ 10 March, Fairplay, ‘INTERTANKO warns Asia of Erika repercussions’ 11 March, Naples Daily News, ‘Getting tough on shipping’ 11 March, Lloyd’s List ‘Du Moulin hits back at liability call’ 13 March,...... More

17.03.2000

Advertising Opportunities in the Weekly NEWS!

What is the Weekly NEWS? INTERTANKO launched the Weekly NEWS service to enhance the communication with the membership on INTERTANKO and industry issues.  The Weekly NEWS provides short, up-to-the-minute news items about pertinent developments within INTERTANKO’s work programme and the tanker industry in a cost effective and timely manner.  Since its launch on 8 December 1999, the Weekly NEWS ha...... More

17.03.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to 747. To ensure we continue to provide the best possible service, we would appreciate receiving your comments/recommendations to improve this service. In addition, we would be grateful if you would let us know if you would prefer INTERTANKO's Weekly NEWS to be sent to an alternative e-mail...... More

17.03.2000

TANKER CHARTERING SEMINAR - LONDON - 3 MAY 2000

The next in the well-established series of tanker chartering seminars will be held in London on 3 May 2000. ... More

17.03.2000

AGM AGENDA FOR MONTE CARLO

The Agenda and Notes for the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 11 April 2000 have been mailed today together with an updated programme for the Monte Carlo Tanker Event. ... More

17.03.2000

THE BACK PAGE OF SEATRENDS WEB OVERSTEPS THE MARK

Many INTERTANKO members, as well as staff, enjoy reading Seatrends WEB. It is never less than informative and the light-hearted stories on the back page often provide fresh insight into complex issues.... More