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No. 47/2000

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24.11.2000

WHEN DO NEW BP REQUIREMENTS FOR DRY-DOCKING APPLY?

 Questions have been raised with respect to the application of the new BP requirement that both Special Survey (SS) and Intermediate Survey (IS) should include dry-docking of the ship. This requirement will come into force on 1 January 2001 and ships which have an IS before that date will not be required to have been in the dry-dock before the due date. This means that a ship dry-docking in yea...... More

24.11.2000

CDI INTRODUCES CHARGES FOR ENTERING OWNERS’ COMMENTS TO REPORTS

We have been advised by CDI of the introduction of new charges for entering Owners’ comments by fax. We quote from CDI as follows: (Quote) Introduction of charges for entering owner's comments to reports The ISIS database is designed to be a paperless system, providing functionality that allows the ship owner to download the report and enter his comments. For some owners, communication problems...... More

24.11.2000

INTERTANKO Technical Seminar - Mumbai

Last week at the head office of Essar Shipping Limited in Mumbai, INTERTANKO held a small technical work shop. The day long seminar focused mainly on the technical aspects of ship operations and in particular the behaviour of crude oil at sea, VOC emissions, COW operations and effects of current environmental legislation on tanker operations. With representatives from Essar Shipping Ltd, Relian...... More

24.11.2000

BUNKER SUPPLEMENT No. 11- November 2000

IGNITION QUALITY - CALCULATED CARBON AROMATICITY INDEX (CCAI)... More

24.11.2000

OCIMF AND INTERTANKO JOINT PAPER ON CLASS

OCIMF and INTERTANKO have jointly drafted a policy paper listing a number of issues which are aimed to improve the performance of Class and implicitly to raise the quality of the tanker tonnage. ... More

24.11.2000

PARIS MOU LAUNCHES NEW WEB SITE

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has currently launched a revised web site. The new site provides the user with more extensive information, advanced features and improved search facilities. ... More

24.11.2000

PORT INFORMATION

IS THE FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY IN THE SUEZ CANAL FINALLY GOING TO BE STOPPED? In a letter dated 16 September 2000 the Red Sea Ports General Authority in Port Tewfik has decreed that marine contractors are to deal only with the official shipping agent for a vessel.  INTERTANKO has been addressing this issue for years, and is supporting the Authority in its efforts to enhance the situation for vessel...... More

24.11.2000

PORT NEWS

GUINEA/CONAKRY – CARGO THEFT Recently the UK P&I Club has been made aware of dubious practices at Conakry.  In one instance during the discharge of jet A-1, gasoil and mogas the crew noticed that watchmen and people in uniform were transferring cargo direct from the shore pipeline into drums.  The crew were then subjected to persistent demands from port representatives for quantities of the...... More

24.11.2000

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

24.11.2000

MARINE SYMPOSIUM 2000 - CHENNAI, INDIA

INTERTANKO participated in a grand gathering of the Indian maritime industry last week when the Institute of Marine Engineers held its quadrennial Marine Symposium in Chennai. Co-organised by Sanmar Shipping Ltd, the Symposium managed to cover a number of important issues pertinent to tanker owners in the new millennium. In particular the effect of Erika legislation on tanker operations,...... More

24.11.2000

MARKET INFORMATION

72 part-laden VLCCs through the Suez Canal Northbound in 2000 According to information from the Suez Canal Authority, 72 laden VLCCs have this year passed northbound through the Suez Canal.  According to Leth Suez, this is done in combination with the SUMED pipeline, which carries part of the cargo.  The number of VLCCs passing southbound in ballast through the canal is projected to increase by...... More

24.11.2000

CHARTER PARTY INFORMATION

Back loading clauses contrasted It is interesting to contrast some of the standard back loading clauses as some have a rather wider ambit that others and careful note should be taken of their effect. To view these clauses and our commentary, please see below. ExxonMobil VOY2000 – Clause 19 “Charterer shall have the option of loading vessel with a part cargo at any discharging port or place to...... More