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No. 30/2000

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28.07.2000

NEW EXXONMOBIL MARINE SAFETY CRITERIA (MSC) RELEASED

International Marine Transportation Limited, (IMT) has now released their long awaited revision of their Marine Safety Criteria. The new edition replaces the 1997 edition. ... More

28.07.2000

IMPORTANT REVISION ON THE CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTION INSTITUTE (CDI) VETTING PROCEDURES

With effect from 1 September 2000, CDI is making changes to its inspection systems and database. The purposes of the changes are to further simplify the inspection process, and improve user friendliness of report analysis.... More

28.07.2000

DNVPS ISSUE BUNKER ALERT NO. 9/2000

DNVPS have issued a bunker alert relating to a clear shift in quality of bunkers lifted at Durban, South Africa. The Quality shift has been detected by comparison of the average quality of 26 bunker liftings this year and compared with the average quality of last years bunker sample analysis. ... More

28.07.2000

IMPORTANT VETTING CRITERIA INFORMATION FROM BP

INTERTANKO has received the following information from BP regarding their revised vetting acceptance criteria. It is copied here below for the benefit of membership.... More

28.07.2000

DAGFINN LUNDE SIGNING OFF!

Since this is my last full working week in INTERTANKO, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members for five very interesting and rewarding years.... More

28.07.2000

WASHINGTON STATE ATTEMPTS ‘VOLUNTARY’ CONTINUATION OF OUTLAWED TANKER INSPECTION AND REGULATION PROGRAMME

INTERTANKO’s members are beginning to receive notices from the State of Washington soliciting participation in a voluntary version of the tanker regulation programme that was overturned by the Supreme Court of the United States earlier this year. ... More

28.07.2000

IMO REGIONAL PROGRAMME IN EAST ASIA

INTERTANKO Asia Representative Ms. Minerva Alfonso visited Dr. Chua Thia-Eng, Regional Programme Director of GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia on 21 July in Manila.... More

28.07.2000

TROUBLE SHOOTING - ENGINE BLOCK HEATERS FOR LIFEBOATS ENGINES

Members are invited to consider the following report which shares an experience with problems in starting lifeboats engines in very cold weather. ... More

28.07.2000

GOTHENBURG TO TAKE VAPOUR RECOVERY SYSTEM INTO SERVICE

A new vapour recovery system will be taken into service in the Port of Gothenburg as from 1 January 2001.  For further details please click here . Source:  Gothenborgs Hamn, AB, Gothenburg ... More

28.07.2000

LOCAL NEWS – SUEZ CANAL, PANAMA CANAL, HOUSTON/GALVESTON

This week we have local news from Suez Canal, Panama Canal and Houston/Galveston... More

28.07.2000

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

28.07.2000

WARNING TO VESSELS APPROACHING THE PANAMA CANAL

The naval Forces of the Republic of Colombia are conducting live firing exercises and will be temporarily restricting the passage of any vessels within the following areas from 20 July through 28 July 2000:... More

28.07.2000

DAMAGE TO SUEZ OIL BERTH

We have been notified by a member of an incident at the Suez Oil Berth operated by Suez Oil Processing Co. and owned by Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. The vessel concerned whilst manoeuvring at the berth came into contact with a mooring dolphin. ... More

28.07.2000

VETTING CLAUSES – INTERTANKO’S SOLUTION

We are concerned that vetting clauses have not kept pace with the changes in vetting practice by the major charterers. The current culture is for vessel to be inspected and for many charterers to confirm that the vessel is either acceptable or not for the voyage contemplated.... More

28.07.2000

REPORT THAT MAJOR OIL COMPANIES SHY AWAY FROM FIXING FUEL CARRIERS IN EUROPEAN WATERS

LORENTZEN & STEMOCO have reported that major oil companies shy away from fixing fuel carriers in European waters. But oil companies do not have to charter in vessels themselves if they want to buy or sell a cargo, they can always engage the services of the independent oil traders. ... More