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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

No. 27/2000

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07.07.2000

TANKER ORDERBOOK UP BY NEARLY 4 MILLION DWT SINCE END 99

Orders for, in particular, Handysize, Aframax and Suezmax tankers have increased by nearly 4 million dwt or 36 ships since the end of last year. ... More

07.07.2000

Revision of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78

At the 5th Session of IMO’s Bulk Liquids and Gases Sub-Committee (BLG5) meeting 26-30 June, the schedule of the revision of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 was discussed in the light of its work schedule to complete the revision by 2002.... More

07.07.2000

OPEC OIL PRODUCTION UP FROM 26.7 1Q00 TO 29.1 4Q00?

Prior to the Saudi announcement of a possible increase of 0.5 mbd, PIW July 3 projects the OPEC crude oil production to increase from 26.7 mbd 1Q00 to 29.1 mbd 4Q00.... More

07.07.2000

AFRAMAX RATES - WHAT’S BEHIND THE INCREASE?

The shipbrokers Poten & Partners argue that there are more than pure supply and demand factors behind the recent increase in Aframax rates. ... More

07.07.2000

IACS NEW CHAIRMAN VISITS INTERTANKO HEADQUARTERS

The Chairman, Mr. Westye Høegh welcomed Mr. Masataka Hidaka, the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies at the INTERTANKO Headquarters in Oslo on 7 July. Mr. Robin Bradley the IACS Permanent Secretary accompanied Mr. Hidaka.... More

07.07.2000

DAGFINN LUNDE JOINS DVB GROUP

The directors of DVB Group announced yesterday that Dagfinn Lunde (52) will join DVB Group’s executive management as Industry Head Shipping Finance as from 15 August 2000.... More

07.07.2000

GLOBAL BALLAST WATER TASK FORCE

INTERTANKO took part in the first Global Ballast Water Management Task Force meeting this week, held at the IMO. With the aim of helping developing nations handle the problems associated with unwanted aquatic organisms, the IMO together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have selected six nations which they felt required further...... More

07.07.2000

PARIS MOU – CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN ON OIL TANKER SAFETY

As reported on 23 June this year, the Paris MOU Port State Control Committee has agreed to mount a concentrated inspection campaign aimed at oil tankers which are more than 3,000 GT and more than 15 years old. ... More

07.07.2000

SHIP RECYCLING - GREENPEACE SPEAK TO LAWYERS AND INSURERS

Greenpeace have taken a new direction in their quest to see ship recycling become an environmentally friendly industry. At the Camomile Street offices of Norton Rose, Marcelo Furtado of Greenpeace gave a presentation to a mixed audience of lawyers, insurers, flag state representatives and the odd ship owner.... More

07.07.2000

BUNKER SUPPLEMENT NO. 7– JULY 2000

The July edition of the Bunker Supplement is now available under the Marine and Technical Section Click here to go to the Bunker Supplement No. 7– July 2000 ... More

07.07.2000

WHITE LIST ON THE WEB

The White List has been published monthly since April 1990 and is now available as an online service on the Internet.... More

07.07.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to 1,025. 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

07.07.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

CINCINNATI   POST, 3 July ‘The rocky road to $2 a gallon’ Fairplay Daily News, 6 July 'Lunde to head Nedship Bank' LLoyd's List, 7 July 'INTERTANKO's Lunde takes Nedship Bank post' ... More

07.07.2000

GRATUITIES IN ALGERIAN PORTS

Despite fresh incidents of abusive gratuities being reported by our members, we are being assured that the Algerian maritime authorities do wish to put an end to all gratuities in excess of minor presents which a master may wish to give as a friendly gesture.... More

07.07.2000

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PORT AND SHIPPING ORGANISATIONS TO CONTROL UNAUTHORISED PERSONS BOARDING VESSELS WHILE IN IRANIAN WATERS

As unauthorised passengers (stowaways) on board vessels are creating extensive problems for ship agency companies, and in addition to generating expenses, are also a safety risk to vessels, the following circular has been issued by the Ministry of Road and Transportation of Hormuzgan Province and implemented as from 5 July 2000.... More

07.07.2000

PORT COSTS

BRAZIL –  PARANAGUA PORT PROPOSES TO INCREASE PORT TARIFFS          The proposal has been presented to the local ship agents, Syndarma (the Brazilian ship owners’ association) and CNNT (the foreign ship owners’ representation in Brazil) for a 60 days’ study.  Both bodies have strongly advised against any increase at all with emphasis on the possible “domino effect” in other Brazilian ports. ...... More

07.07.2000

LOCAL PORT NEWS

LIBYA – OVERAGE TANKERS CALLING LIBYA.  DECREE 404 EXTENDED The Maritime Transport Authority has extended Decree No. 404 for the year 1993 once again till 31 December 2000.  Tankers over 20 years of age can therefore call Libyan ports without problems. Source:  Worms Services Maritimes, Paris   PANAMA – EAST BREAKWATER LIGHT OUT OF SERVICE The East Breakwater light at the Atlantic Entrance of t...... More