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No. 32/2000

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11.08.2000

Appendix : MAPROL 73/78 Annex II, Regulations 8(2) (b), 8(6) (b) & (c)

(2) (b) At the request of the ship’s master, the Government of the receiving Party may exempt the ship from the requirements referred to in subparagraph (a) of this paragraph, where it is satisfied that: (i)                 the tank unloaded is to be reloaded with the same substance or another substance compatible with the previous one and that the tank will not be washed or ballasted prior to...... More

11.08.2000

CALTEX VETTING PROCEDURES

INTERTANKO would like to inform its Members about the following information received from CALTEX regarding CALTEX’s vetting procedures: ... More

11.08.2000

NEW USCG PROPOSED REGULATIONS

The United States Coast Guard today issued proposed rules that revise several elements of U.S. marine pollution prevention regulations for vessels. Comments from the interested public must be filed not later than 10 October 2000.... More

11.08.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

Lloyd ’s List, 7 August 2000, Required viewing Lloyd’s List, 7 August 2000, Breaux bids to clean up US oil spill legislation Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 10 August 2000, Cries from the industry Fairplay Daily News, 10 August 2000, Scapegoat masters - Fairplay report Seatrends Web, 11 August 2000, Double hull corrosion trouble Seatrends Web, 11 August 2000, Tanker masters and the law ... More

11.08.2000

MANDATORY USE OF RECEPTION FACILITIES IN BALTIC SEA AREA

As of July 1, 2000 it has become mandatory for vessels to deliver ‘all’ ship generated wastes and cargo residues before leaving ports of the Baltic Sea States. ... More

11.08.2000

NIGERIA TAXING FREIGHT EARNINGS OF FOREIGN SHIPPING LINES

Reference is made to the article in P&T No. 9/1999 under this heading.... More

11.08.2000

LOCAL NEWS : BRAZIL, GERMANY, PANAMA CANAL, UNITED KINGDOM

Brazil        -          São Francisco do Sul, Offshore bunkering prohibited During a bunkering operation 1 August 2000 off the port, a severe oil spill occurred from a Petrobras chartered bunker vessel to a foreign flag vessel. The Brazilian Environmental Institute (IBAMA) has with immediate effect prohibited bunkering supplies in open sea.  Furthermore, IBAMA claims that Petrobras has been...... More

11.08.2000

NEW GABONESE TANKER INSPECTION FEE

INTERTANKO has been informed that such a fee has been implemented recently with immediate effect and without pre-warning to the shipping industry.  The fixed amount of CRFA 1,500,000 corresponds to approximately USD 2,200 at the current ROC. The extra cost for owners’ account corresponds to an increase of some 3 cents of the basic Worldscale rates, which does not warrant an immediate revision o...... More

11.08.2000

PORT COSTS : MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, VADINAR (LPO), PORT SUDAN

Australia        -          Melbourne, Reduction of port charges The Victorian Regulator-general has ordered a reduction of port charges of 5.2% in the Port of Melbourne.  The reduction in charges will be made by the gradual abolition of berth hire and rental charges over the next three years.  These charges levied on the stevedoring companies and recovered by them from port users amount to abo...... More

11.08.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

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

11.08.2000

NEW EXXONMOBIL MARINE SAFETY CRITERIA (MSC) RELEASED

We reported in our Weekly No. 30/2000 that the International Marine Transportation Limited, (IMT) has released the revision of their Marine Safety Criteria, which replaces the 1997 edition.  INTERTANKO has received a large number of requests for a copy. We have been advised by IMT that copies may be obtained from them by sending a request to one of the following e-mail addresses: Teresa.Clarke@...... More

11.08.2000

CARGO RETENTION

INTERTANKO has long cautioned against the inclusion of so-called ROB clauses, as they provide charterers with a pre-emptive right to make a deduction from freight (which may be impossible or difficult to challenge subsequently) for cargo loss or retention on board, without requiring proof of any breach by owners. Nevertheless, commercial circumstances are that such a clause will form part of a...... More

11.08.2000

DISCHARGING DIFFERENT GRADES OF CARGO CONSECUTIVELY

One of the most problematic areas for tanker owners is to get paid for all the time used for pumping out the cargo. This may be for different reasons, but they are seldom due to the vessel being “sub-standard”.... More

11.08.2000

CHITTAGONG-VEGOIL CARGOES-ALLEGED SHORTAGES ON DISCHARGE

Our attention has been drawn once again to the difficulties that owners often encounter when discharging cargoes of vegoils at Chittagong and claims for alleged short delivery. ... More