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No. 29/2000

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21.07.2000

FOURTH QUARTER WORLD OIL DEMAND ESTIMATED TO INCREASE 2 MBD OVER THIRD QUARTER

According to IEA Monthly July 11, fourth quarter 2000 world oil demand is estimated at 78.41 mbd up from 76.36 estimated for the third quarter. ... More

21.07.2000

UPDATE ON FINAL REPORT FROM THE NAVIGATION MEETING AT IMO

In addition to our report last week from the IMO’s Safety of Navigation Committee meeting, further progress was made during the last afternoon of the meeting which saw a major turn-around in pilotage events.... More

21.07.2000

EXPLANATION OF OCIMF MOORING GUIDELINES

Due to a number of concerns raised by members regarding mooring equipment and the subsequent scrutiny during vetting inspections, INTERTANKO has received the following clarification from OCIMF regarding the specifics and reasoning of the primary brake being set at 60% the mooring lines’ MBL (Minimum Break Load).... More

21.07.2000

CHINA BOOMING OIL IMPORTS

According to PIW July 10, China doubled crude oil imports the first five-month of 2000 compared to the same period in 1999. ... More

21.07.2000

IMO ESTABLISHES EXPERT GROUP ON IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSALS FOR ACCELERATED PHASE-OUT OF SINGLE HULL TANKERS

Thursday this week, IMO established an Expert Group on Impact Assessment of different proposals to amend MARPOL 73/78, Annex I, regulation 13G. The terms of reference would call for assessment work on:... More

21.07.2000

INTERTANKO VISITS HEAD OF THE HONG KONG MARINE DEPARTMENT

Mr K H Koo of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship, Chairman of the INTERTANKO Asian Regional Panel and Executive Committee Member, together with the INTERTANKO Asia Representative Ms Minerva Alfonso, visited Mr Ir. S.Y. Tsui Director of Marine, of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on 14 July.... More

21.07.2000

128 VLCC AG FIXTURES WITH LAYCAN JULY

128 U/VLCCs were, according to Marinav Geneva, fixed with laycan July, which is one below the record number of 129 from April. The busiest months in previous years have been:... More

21.07.2000

NEWTON SHIPPING’S TIME BAR PROVISION

We have been notified of a number of instances where an owner’s claim has been time barred inadvertently.... More

21.07.2000

PORT COSTS

We have cost items from BAYTOWN(TX) – PORT SUDAN – YEMEN. Sudan -        Port Sudan – Royalty fee on liquid cargoes at Port Sudan Further to our articles in WEEKLY NEWS 27/2000 and 28/2000, as a result of pressure from INTERTANKO and others, the Sea Port Corporation (SPC) of Port Sudan has greatly reduced the royalty fee.  As from 1 July 2000 the royalty fee (on edible oil, molasses, crops,...... More

21.07.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

Oil & Gas Journal – Unlawful detentions of captains and crews threaten oil supply TradeWinds - 17 July -INTERTANKO calls for IMO action on tanker master arrests Lloyd’s List – 17 July - Seafarers made scapegoats Singapore Shipping Times - 18 July: INTERTANKO calls for guidelines on detention of masters ... More

21.07.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to over 1025. ... More

21.07.2000

LOCAL PORT NEWS

This week we have local news from CALCUTTA – CILACAP – FUJAIRAH – HALDIA – JEBEL ALI – LAGOS – NEW MANGALORE – TRIESTE - YANBU.... More

21.07.2000

BERTH AND PORT CHARTERS – LAYTIME/DEMURRAGE PROVISIONS COMPARED AND CONTRASTED

The choice of which form of voyage charterparty is to govern a particular fixture does have important commercial consequences. ... More

21.07.2000

DEMURRAGE – A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR TANKER MASTERS

This publication has been designed as an introductory guide to demurrage for use on board tankers and also as a training document ashore; it is practical and not too legalistic. ... More

21.07.2000

INTERTANKO ASIA OFFICES ORGANISES MEDIA MANAGEMENT COURSE

As more and more shipowners believe that the ability to engage the media is an integral part of any management team, INTERTANKO’s Asia office, in association with Mr. Jesse Lewis of Admiralty Associates International, invites senior management representatives to participate in a media management-training course.... More