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No. 08/2001

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26.02.2001

PORT NEWS

Italy - implementation of ship inspections (Venice/ Porto Marghera) Further to article in Weekly NEWS No. 06 February 2001, the Harbour Master of Venice has issued a final ordinance No. 09/2001 with effect from 15 February 2001.  Please click here to read the details of the ordinance (in free translation) including type of tankers (crude, product and chemical) permitted entering the Venice...... More

26.02.2001

PORT COSTS

Nigeria – implementation of simplified tariff postponed Further to our Weekly NEWS No, 03 of 19 Jjanuary 2001, implementation of the new, simplified tariff intended due implemented 01 February has been postponed. AndIt  is now anticipated expected to be implemented 01 March 2001.  Further information will be provided as it coms becomes available. Soure: Gulf Agency and Shipping (Nigeria) Ltd.,...... More

26.02.2001

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

26.02.2001

CHITTAGONG & KARACHI – CLAIMS OF ALLEGED CARGO SHORTAGES AND CUSTOMS FINES – warning to members

At a recent meeting of the Insurance Committee experience was exchanged on the potential problems owners face when calling at certain ports and in particular Chittagong and Karachi. Members are reminded of the consequences of possible claims for alleged cargo shortages and customs fines. Vessels are facing claims even when the quantity discharged matches the bill of lading figures and the...... More

26.02.2001

CLC & FUND 1992 PROTOCOLS: CONVENTIONAL TANKERS USED FOR STORAGE MAY NOT BE COVERED

Attention is drawn to the continuing issue and discussions at the IOPC Fund concerning the definition of “ship” under the conventions and the applicability of the conventions to off-shore craft such as FSUs and FPSOs. The conventions only apply to such craft in very narrow circumstances, this is due to the definitions of “ship” and “oil” under the 1992 Civil Liability and Fund Conventions, whic...... More

26.02.2001

PORT ISSUES

Do you want help to get rid of your dirty ballast water, slops, sludge and tank wash water? INTERTANKO can help you to make that task easier!   The 2001 revised edition of ‘Reception Facilities for Tankers’ provides an updated list of facilities available worldwide and includes details of the method of disposal. If you have not already ordered your copy – ORDER today!  Ordering is also easy:...... More

26.02.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

Fairplay Daily News, 19 February ‘Frank Chao dies’ Fairplay Weekly, 23 February ‘Swift action’ ... More

26.02.2001

SHORT DELIVERY OF BUNKERS?

With recent increases in bunker prices the question of the quantity of received bunkers has re-appeared creating the problems of alleged short deliveries of this costly material. Some methods and techniques which are used by the bunker barges delivering fuel to avoid full delivery, or at least make the vessel believe that it has received its full contracted amount, appear to range from at best...... More

26.02.2001

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, with some flights already proving very popular with prospective delegates and space becoming limited. Please click here for a continuously updated programme. In addition to the INTERTANKO AGM 2001 and open market and technical sessions, the Sydney Tanker Event will feature a 15-booth industry exhibition...... More

26.02.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

Period contracts on the increase There has been a marked increase in period contracts since January 2000.  Not only has period chartering activity increased, but the length of the periods has also increased and there have again been several contracts above one-year.  It is also interesting to see that it is the trader VITOL that has been one of the most active time charterers with 11 contracts,...... More

23.02.2001

BUNKER SUPPLEMENT NO.2 - FEBRUARY 2001

Short Delivery of Bunkers?... More

26.02.2001

SUMMARY OF INTERTANKO POST-ERIKA TANKER SAFETY INITIATIVES

While the oil pollution resulting from the loss of the Erika was a tragedy for the environment, the accident added urgency to many of the issues that have been on INTERTANKO’s agenda for several years, and increased the possibility of effective measures being implemented by the industry and relevant authorities. A broad spectrum of quality initiatives has been proposed by the EU in the aftermat...... More

26.02.2001

INTERTANKO’S TIME CHARTER VETTING CLAUSE 2001 PUBLISHED

INTERTANKO’s Documentary and Vetting Committees have developed a Time Charter Vetting Clause which includes a number of refinements to the clause which have previously been circulated to the membership. The clause reflects current vetting practice. ... More