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No. 07/2001

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16.02.2001

JOIN US! THE SYDNEY TANKER EVENT – 22-25 April 2001

Registrations is well underway for the Annual Tanker Event in Sydney, 22-25 April 2001, and we are aware that certain flights are already proving very popular with prospective delegates, with space becoming limited. Please click here for a continuously updated preliminary programme. In addition to the INTERTANKO AGM 2001 and open market and technical sessions, the Sydney Tanker Event will featu...... More

16.02.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

IEA reduces world oil demand estimate for third month in a row In its 12 February 2001 monthly oil market report, IEA has cut its estimate for 2001 by 0.3 million barrels per day to 77 mbd from the January figure. World oil demand was 75.5 mbd last year. High crude prices and mild weather in Europe and Asia explain only part of the story; the slowing world economy is also contributing to the...... More

16.02.2001

CHARTER PARTY INFORMATION

INTERTANKO's Deputy Managing Director & General Counsel, Svein Ringbakken, is now based at INTERTANKO's London office. He will be joined by INTERTANKO's solicitor, John Fawcett-Ellis, who will also be working from our office at the Baltic Exchange with effect from 19 February 2001. INTERTANKO's Legal & Documentary services will thus be concentrated in London, dealing with chartering, insurance...... More

16.02.2001

BRUSSELS MEETING OF INTERTANKO’S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee met in Brussels on 5 February under the Chairmanship of Westye Høegh. The occasion was used for a well attended reception for representatives of the European Parliament, Council and Commission as well as for a number of other European contacts, at which Mr. Høegh shared some views on future regulations for the tanker industry and also introduced INTERTANKO’s new...... More

16.02.2001

AGIP VETTING INSPECTIONS

INTERTANKO has received reports from some of its members regarding the Agip vetting process. In particular it was claimed that Agip SIRE Inspection reports are not been entered into the SIRE database, and also that owners are not been informed of any comments that may be raised by the Agip vetting Inspector. Both of these are requirements under the SIRE system.... More

16.02.2001

INCIDENT ALERT – HUANGDAO OIL TERMINAL, QINGDAO

Following a recent incident at Huangdao Oil Terminal, Qingdao, the causative factors leading to this event suggest that tankers should exercise a high degree of caution if required to call at this facility. If you intend to call at the Huangdao oil terminal, we recommend you  read the full story of what happened to a modern VLCC in August 2000 In August 2000 a modern VLCC entered with the West ...... More

16.02.2001

PORT COSTS

Advance notice of changes in port costs Ideally we receive two months notice of changes in port costs and can relay these promptly.  Such advance notice about forthcoming cost increases is necessary not least for the chartering desks and the Worldscale Association, yet they are still the exceptions.  Often INTERTANKO learns about such changes just prior to, or occasionally after, implementation...... More

16.02.2001

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES IN WEEKLY NEWS

INTERTANKO launched the Weekly NEWS service to enhance the communication with the membership on INTERTANKO and industry issues. The Weekly NEWS provides short, up-to-the-minute news on pertinent developments on INTERTANKO’s activities and the tanker industry in a timely manner. The Weekly NEWS is distributed to over 1200 e-mail membership addresses and in addition receives a further wide intern...... More

16.02.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

14 February, TradeWinds ‘Swift launches charm offensive’ 14 February, Lloyd’s List, ‘INTERTANKO lifts London profile with expansion of UK offices’ 14 February, Lloyd’s List ‘A refuge – between a rock and a hard place’ 16 February, TradeWinds ‘OSG strikes it rich’ 16 February, Seatrends Web ‘INTERTANKO focuses it presence in London as a new management team faces up to the raft of crucial issues...... More

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16.02.2001

PORT ISSUES

INTERTANKO supports the Russian Maritime Pilots’ Association Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No/5, 2 February 2001, INTERTANKO would like to update members on the pilot situation in Novorossiysk. First we will recapitulate some facts. The Shipping Code of the Russian Federation, adopted in 1999, allows the activities of both state and non-state pilotage services in the ports of Russia. ...... More

16.02.2001

PORT NEWS

India/Kandla – update after earthquake damages Night navigation has been suspended until further notice.  Handling of butadiene and acrylonitrile has been suspended at Oil jetties Nos. 1 and 2, and the jetties are officially withdrawn from service. Source: GAC Shipping (India) Pvt. Ltd., Cochin Malacca and Singapore Straits – anchoring prohibited Vessels have been observed anchoring off the...... More