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No. 34/2000

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25.08.2000

TUG BOAT SITUATION DELAYS OPERATIONS IN ARGENTINEAN PORTS

For two months Argentinean tug boat crews have been forcing tug boat operators in their collective bargain agreements to establish the following work hours for port manoeuvres:... More

25.08.2000

AGENCY TARIFF FOR PORTS IN THE P. R. OF CHINA

INTERTANKO reminds our Members about the very high governmental agency fees based on an official tariff, when calling at ports in the P. R. of China. The fee may be considerably reduced by appointing a general agent for the calls in the P. R. of China.... More

25.08.2000

PILOTAGE IN ROMANIA

As from 12 August 2000 the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) has decreed that pilotage in Romania is carried out exclusively by the following pilotage companies separated by zones of pilotage/ports:... More

25.08.2000

ATTEMPTS TO COLLECT PORT COSTS FOR CALLS AT AL BAKR CONTINUES

Although the Iraqi authority continues to demand payment of port cost when calling Al Bakr, INTERTANKO has received a report from an owner that although they did not pay the port cost, the vessel was still loaded and cleared for departure. In a recent attempt to avoid collecting payment in USD, an owner received an estimated port cost based on the new tariff in AED (UAE Dirham), which is a...... More

25.08.2000

ADM. (R). EFTHIMIOS MITROPOULOS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL OF IMO TO ADDRESS THE INTERTANKO HELLENIC FORUM ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2000

On behalf of Mr. Erric Kertsikoff, Chairman of the INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum, we wish to remind the members of INTERTANKO’s Hellenic Forum about the forthcoming meeting on 20 September 2000 at the Metropolitan Hotel (Ex-Chandris Hotel) details of which were circulated earlier. We are honoured to have as our guest Adm. (R). Efthimios Mitropoulos, Assistant Secretary-General of the International...... More

25.08.2000

INTERTANKO ASIA OFFICE ORGANISES MEDIA MANAGEMENT COURSE IN SINGAPORE – 3 OCTOBER 2000

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. The aim of this introductory course is to prepare the participants to effectively...... More

25.08.2000

UK MCA READY FOR ACTION ON RECEPTION FACILITIES

Further to a number of enquiries and concerns by members regarding problems with UK port reception facilities, INTERTANKO has had positive reports back from both the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Department of Environment Transport and the Regions (DETR) regarding future action in such cases.... More

25.08.2000

NEW ADDRESS DETAILS FOR DAGFINN LUNDE

DVB NedshipBank Dagfinn Lunde Chairman and CEO Nedship Bank nv Parklaan 2 P.O. Box 307 NL-3000 AH Rotterdam Phone: +31 (0) 104360841 Fax: +31 (0) 104362957 Mobile: +31 (0) 620432777 dagfinn.lunde@dvbgroup.com      DVB Group Dagfinn Lunde Director Deutsche VerkehrsBank AG Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 2-14 D-60325 Frankfurt am Main Phone: +49 (0) 6997504330 Fax: +49 (0) 6997504363 Mobile: +31 (0)...... More

25.08.2000

AMENDMENT TO SINGAPORE'S BUNKERING PROCEDURE: SAMPLING LOCATION TO BE ON BOARD THE RECEIVING VESSEL

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has proposed the amendment of CP 60, the code of practice for bunkering by bunker tankers / barges, and the Singapore Standard for bunkering.... More

25.08.2000

TWO APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP AND THREE APPLICATIONS FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

We have received two applications for membership this week, Pacific Shipping Inc. and International Tanker Management Norway AS.  In addition, we have received three applications for associate membership, ABS Nautical Systems LLC, Multiven Marine C. A., and China Shipping (Group) Company. ... More

25.08.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

 August 2000, Numast Telegraph, ‘Tanker owners hit out over unlawful jailing of masters’ 23 August, Lloyd’s List, ‘Malta issues secret draft Erika report’ 25 August, Fairplay Daily News ‘MMA issues 'secret' Erika draft’ ... More

25.08.2000

PUMPING WARRANTIES - THE IMPACT OF SHORE BOOSTER PUMPS

Within all traditional pumping clauses there is the alternative requirement that a vessel must maintain 100 psi at her manifold throughout a discharge. As will be seen in the INTERTANKO publication on pumping, currently being finalised, this pressure is generated by both the resistance to flow of the oil cargo being discharged and the static head created by any gradient in the pipeline or liqui...... More

25.08.2000

FIRST MEETING OF THE SINGAPORE WORKING GROUP

Senior officials of Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), executives from oil major companies and representatives from INTERTANKO had their first working group meeting on 21 August.... More

25.08.2000

NEW PUBLICATION! ‘DISBURSEMENTS FOR TANKERS 2000’

7 DAYS FREE TRIAL FOR ‘PORT SERVICES’ ON THE WEB... More

25.08.2000

WORLD OIL DEMAND TO GROW BY 1.87 MBD IN 2001 OR 2.5% UP FROM 2000

According to the IEA August Oil Market Report, world oil demand for next year is forecast to grow by 2.5% over 2000. Half of next year’s growth in demand is expected in the OECD region, non-OECD growth will mainly take place in Asia. IEA has revised their oil demand estimate for this year down by 0.37 mbd to 75.8 mbd, but demand may still grow 2.4% over 1999. For further market information,...... More