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No. 44/2000

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03.11.2000

HYDROSTATIC BALANCE LOADING ON MARPOL TANKERS (SBT/PL)

IMO will decide next April when each of the single hull tankers should be phased out. Some tankers could possibly be required to be phased out at an early age, even below 15 years old. ... More

03.11.2000

CAPT. BOB BISHOP LEAVES INTERTANKO TODAY FOR ACOMARIT

Capt. Bob Bishop, the Marine Director and London Representative of INTERTANKO leaves today to take up his new position with Acomarit on Monday.  During his time with INTERTANKO Bob Bishop has done much to bring about better tanker regulations in IMO, as well as assisting many members with vetting issues amongst other marine and environmental matters. “I would like to thank all the INTERTANKO...... More

03.11.2000

INTERTANKO MEETINGS IN CHINA AND JAPAN THIS WEEK

Subsequent to the Council meeting in September and meetings with Japanese members requesting INTERTANKO to develop communication links with the maritime community in China, the INTERTANKO Chairman, Mr Westye Høegh together with Executive Committee Vice-Chairman and Asian Regional Panel Chairman, Mr K.H. Koo, had courtesy meetings in Beijing this week. They were accompanied by Svein Ringbakken a...... More

03.11.2000

CHEMICAL TANKER IEVOLI SUN

INTERTANKO has noted with concern the casualty involving the Italian Flag chemical tanker 'IEVOLI SUN' of 7,308 dwt, built 1989, which sank on 31 October some 12 nautical miles north west of Alderney in the Channel Isles. ... More

03.11.2000

CHARTER PARTY INFORMATION

NORSK HYDRO ASA ISSUES NEW TANKER SHIPPING TERMS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 2000 Norsk Hydro ASA have issued a set of new terms for chartering tankers plus standard amendments to the Shellvoy 5 form of charterparty. We would like to comment on the following clauses included in the Norsk Hydro special provisions: Clause 1 – Indemnity This clause provides  that charterers may request owners to discharge a...... More

03.11.2000

PORT NEWS – Italy; Nigeria; Spain

ITALY/SANTA PANAGIA BAY – SHIP INSPECTION AT SEA PRIOR ARRIVING PORT Regarding inspection of vessels prior to arrival at Cagliari; Santa Panagia Bay, Sicily has also adopted similar regulations. The only difference regarding tankers is that the Panagia Bay requirements stipulate “without double bottom”, whereas Cagliari’s refer to “double hull”. In addition to the normal formalities, Masters ar...... More

03.11.2000

PORT COSTS – Italy; Poland; USA

ITALY – POSSIBLE CHANGES TO PORT TARIFFS Over the years Cardile Bros. (Sicily) S.r.l. have lodged several complaints with the authorities and requested more competitive tariffs. Their efforts finally seem to have brought about change. In a letter dated 17 July 2000 to all Italian ports, the Ministry of Navigation in Rome has ordered consideration of a more competitive tariff, which may include...... More

03.11.2000

MARKET INFORMATION

We are pleased to note that the market information on our web site is visited regularly by the membership and last week 135 members and associate members accessed these pages. ... More

03.11.2000

PORT INFORMATION

PANAMA’S PHASING OUT POLICY... More