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No. 45/2000

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10.11.2000

REPORT FROM THE IMO WORKING GROUP FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE SAFETY AND POLLUTION HAZARDS OF CHEMICAL IN BULK BY SHIPS (ESPH)

GESAMP product evaluation An item of particular interest during the IMO-ESPH working group meeting in London this week was the progress to date of the GESAMP product evaluation.  GESAMP (UN Group of experts on scientific aspects for marine pollution) stated that it was initially promised that the product re-evaluation would be completed at the rate of about 100 substances per meeting, and...... More

10.11.2000

HIGH SEDIMENT FUELS IN ISTANBUL – ATTENTION TO BUNKER QUALITY

This information is provided by DNV Petroleum Services: Over a ten-day period, DNV Petroleum Services received several heavy fuel oil samples from bunkerings in Istanbul with sediment (TSP) values exceeding the limit set in ISO 8217-1996 of  0.10% m/m.  The average sediment value for these fuels was 0.51% m/m. Vessels receiving such fuels may experience increased sludge formation, filter pluggi...... More

10.11.2000

MARITIME MAN OF THE YEAR - CONGRATULATIONS TO JOSEPH KWOK!

Neptune Orient Lines’ Senior Manager Joseph Kwok was recently awarded the Captain Emery Rice Medal and named Maritime Man of the Year by the US’ Massachusetts Maritime Academy. This honorary title was previously awarded to Ceres Hellenic Shipping Enterprises’ chairman Peter G. Livanos, and USN commander in chief of the US Atlantic Fleet Admiral William J. Flanagan Jnr. In accepting the award Mr...... More

10.11.2000

LARGE AND VARIED CHANGES IN WORLDSCALE FLAT RATES FOR 2001

The flat rates for long voyages will go up substantially in the 2001 Worldscale Flat rates compared with those for 2000. However, some short voyages will hardly show any changes.... More

10.11.2000

POSSIBLE POLITICAL IMPACT OF THE IEVOLI SUN ON THE EU PROCESSES

It is still too early to judge the full political impact of the "Ievoli Sun" incident on the EU processes. Pressure from particularly France is clearly very strong at the moment, and President Chirac in person has spoken to both Commission President Romani Prodi and to the Chairwoman of the European Parliament. Both have promised faster and more thorough measures.... More

10.11.2000

PORT NEWS – Brazil, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, USA

BRAZIL/SÃO FRANCISCO DO SUL – DREDGING In order to guarantee a depth of 12 metres, dredging operations will commence shortly at the new Terfran Terminal.  The dredging is expected to take 40 days. The construction of the pier is nearing completion and will have a length of 225 metres and a permissible loading draught of up to 12 metres.  The terminal is expected in operation by January 2001....... More

10.11.2000

INTERTANKO’S WEEKLY NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to 1,136. 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-mail...... More

10.11.2000

PORT INFORMATION

PIRACY WARNING SERVICE INTERTANKO is regularly contacted for updates regarding piracy, robbery and unrest. The IMB (International Maritime Bureau) Piracy Reporting Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is providing a free of charge service. The Centre broadcasts a status report every day at 0000 UTC via SafetyNET service of INMARSAT. The IMB also posts on the Internet the weekly updates of attacks at ...... More

10.11.2000

CHARTER PARTY INFORMATION

ASTRA OIL TRADING AG – STANDARD CHARTERING TERMS We would like to bring to our members’ attention some of the terms of Astra Oil Trading AG contained in their standard terms and amendments to the Asbatankvoy form of charterparty dated 15 January 1998. The clauses we would like to highlight are as follows: 25 – Major Oil Companies Acceptance and Exxon Drug and Alcohol Policy “Owners warrant that...... More

10.11.2000

MARKET INFORMATION

48 OUT OF 311 SUEZMAXES FIXED UNTIL 2002 AND LATER Johan G. Olsen shipbrokers have published their regular list of Suezmaxes, which includes time charters and other information on each tanker.  88 of the 311 Suezmaxes are owned by oil companies or are state owned.  The INTERTANKO membership includes 150 Suezmax tankers giving a 67% share of the independent Suezmax fleet. Frontline has by far th...... More