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Thursday, December 14, 2017

No. 14/2000

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07.04.2000

INTERTANKO PARTICIPATION AT THE OCIMF ASIA PACIFIC TERMINAL OPEN FORUM

Esso Malaysia hosted OCIMF's Asia Pacific Terminal Open Forum in Kuala Lumpur on 29-30 March 2000. There were some 50 participants and INTERTANKO representatives were invited. Ms. Minerva Alfonso, INTERTANKO's Asia Pacific Regional Manager, gave a presentation on INTERTANKO activities. ... More

07.04.2000

MONTE CARLO BRIEFING NOTES

  Two sets of briefing notes are available in relation to this week’s Monte Carlo Tanker Event. The same documents have also been  distributed with the monthly circulars to the INTERTANKO membership. **  Key tanker market figures with focus on trade to Europe **  The Erika accident and issues raised ... More

07.04.2000

ALERT US TAX REGULATIONS ! INTERTANKO PARTICIPATES IN CARRIER COALITION AND NEEDS MEMBERSHIP INPUT/PARTICIPATION

We have previously reported on new proposed IRS regulations for Section 883 Exemption and we have further developments to report.... More

07.04.2000

SIRE UPDATE

SIRE has now been running for 7 years, with over 45,000 reports submitted to date. There are currently 67 recipients who can access the reports. From these, there are 19 OCIMF members who submit the reports. ... More

07.04.2000

ERIKA, VETTING AND THE REGULATORS

The Vetting Committee welcomed the participation in the meeting of M. Grand Pierre of TotalFinaElf. He kindly informed the Committee about the recent Charter that had been signed with the French Government by those charterers operating within France. ... More

07.04.2000

IOPC FUND DISCUSSIONS ON CLC AND FUND CONVENTION 3-6 APRIL – NEW INPUT FROM EU AND FRANCE - INTERTANKO INTERVENTION REGARDING FPSO’S AND FSU’S

Some of the main points for discussion were: * Increase of limits of CLC and Fund 1992 * EU White Paper on Environmental Liability * French paper on fundamental review of the conventions * Working Group discussions on definition of ship – INTERTANKO intervention... More

07.04.2000

CMA TO DONATE USD 20,000 TO INTERTANKO

In our article in Weekly NEWS No. 12/2000 of 24 March 2000 – we advised of a donation which the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) had kindly offered to make to INTERTANKO in recognition of the substantial work and financial contribution made by INTERTANKO which resulted in its winning the Washington State lawsuit. We are delighted to be able to announce that this donation will amount to US...... More

07.04.2000

TANKERS AT A CROSSROAD

There are strong and wide-reaching forces at play in the tanker industry at the moment. Some work short term others long term and they have completely different sources.... More

07.04.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

United Press International, 1 April, ‘5,000 rally in France for new oil shipping laws’ Lloyd’s List, 4 April ‘INTERTANKO warns of another Erika’ Lloyd’s List, 5 April, ‘Intercargo think tank mulls class watchdog’ Lloyd’s List, 5 April, ‘Hard truths about black oil’ ... More

07.04.2000

Advertising Opportunities in 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. ... More

07.04.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to 747. ... More

07.04.2000

APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

L & G Marine Fire & Safety, Marine Suppliers, UK, and Lars Lindebäck Shipping AB, Lysekil, have applied for associate membership this week. ... More

07.04.2000

SAN FRANCISCO, STAND-BY TUGS AT SELBY TERMINAL NOW FOR CHARTERERS’ ACCOUNT AS PER INTERTANKO’S REQUEST

We thank the Worldscale Association for the decision to implement this change effective 10 April 2000. ... More

07.04.2000

PDVSA PRESENTATION

The Vetting Committee was kindly offered a presentation by the Vetting department of PDVSA on how they go about their vetting activities. Ms. Renato Campagnare gave a broad introduction to the international and extensive nature of the vast company. Mr. Leonardo Leefmans concentrated on the vetting aspects.... More

07.04.2000

NIGERIAN CERTIFICATE OF TANKER COMPLIANCE ABOLISHED

Referring to TSCL No. 220/2000 (April), The Nigerian Maritime Authority (NMA), Director of Maritime Safety Capt. I. N. Ntiaidem, has officially informed agency representatives that the requirement for all tankers to have a Nigerian Certificate of Tanker Compliance has been suspended until further notice. The matter is said to be in the hands of a Nigerian Court who has issued an injuction again...... More