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No. 23/2000

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09.06.2000

CONTACT ADDRESSES OF THE OFFICES OF DESIGNATED NATIONAL AUTHORITIES AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FOR FACILITATION PURPOSES

With reference to IMO (International Maritime Organization) Circular FAL.5/Circ.13 of 8 March 2000,  a revised list of contact addresses of the offices of designated national authorities and international organizations for facilitation purposes can be  downloaded as a .pdf file   ... More

09.06.2000

NEW BRAZILIAN ANTIPOLLUTION LAW

A most severe antipollution law was enacted on 28 April 2000. ... More

09.06.2000

WARNING: ATTEMPT OF FRAUD AT AL BAKR OIL TERMINAL, IRAQ?

Further to our advice in WEEKLY NEWS 22/2000 dated 2 June 2000, INTERTANKO has, despite continuous efforts, not been able to establish contact with any of the following companies:... More

09.06.2000

IMO SUPPORTS INTERTANKO STANCE ON VOYAGE DATA RECORDERS; FINAL DECISION IN DECEMBER

It is worth reiterating the decision taken by the IMO Maritime Safety Committee at its 72nd Session (MSC 72) held in London on 17-26 May on the subject of voyage data recorders for ships. ... More

09.06.2000

INTERTANKO PARTICIPATES IN A MINISTERIAL ENERGY CONFERENCE IN ATHENS

With a view to enhancing co-operation on energy issues between the European Union and the countries of the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, the European Commission organized jointly with the Ministry of Development of the Hellenic republic, an international high-level Conference with title “ The Impact of Energy projects on the Mediterranean and the Black Sea”.... More

09.06.2000

2001 US NET OIL IMPORTS EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY 3.7% OVER 2000

The US Energy Information Administration reported at its 6 June 2000 U.S. Energy Forecast that net oil imports in 2001 are forecast to be 9.47 mbd up from 9.13 expected this year. US oil production is forecast to continue its decline from 5.93 mbd in 1999, 5.79 mbd this year, to 5.75 mbd in 2001. Further market information can be found at our market pages ... More

09.06.2000

PANAMA CANAL AUDIT PROCEDURE OF THE SOFTWARE USED FOR CALCULATION OF THE PC/UMS

The authorities will undertake an audit/verification procedure of the software used for the calculation of the Panama Canal/Universal measurement System (PC/UMS). For this audit they will require access to vessel general arrangement, lines and body plans. Their procedures will be developed in such a way as to maintain strict confidentiality of any proprietary information and the expeditious...... More

09.06.2000

ACCESS TO THE EQUASIS DATABASE

Since the launching of the new EQUASIS database, INTERTANKO has received a number of inquiries from members asking how can access the database. ... More

09.06.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

TradeWinds: 8 June 2000 ‘IACS to axe another two classification societies’ Seatrends Web, 9 June ‘INTERTANKO strikes note of caution on …...’ Tradewinds, 9 June ‘Think big’ ... More

09.06.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to over 800. 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

09.06.2000

PORT COSTS

Mexico: Cayo Arcas - Increase in tug rates Pemex has issued an official notification advising that as from 1 June 2000 the new tug rates will be MXP 2.00 per HP/hour per tug any day/any time. Source: Canega Shipping Services, Houston Russia: SBT rebate for Ecological Dues Apart from the 15% rebate in Port Dues granted to SBT tankers, we have been informed that a 50% rebate is being granted to S...... More

09.06.2000

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 has...... More

09.06.2000

IACS ANNOUNCEMENT OF ANNUAL SMC AUDITS

At an IACS Press Conference in Piraeus on the 7 of June, it was announced that it is IACS intention to propose to IMO and the EU annual audits for ships Safety Management Certificates (SMC).... More