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No. 26/2001

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29.06.2001

42 TANKER INCIDENTS RECORDED THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2001

INTERTANKO has recorded 42 tanker incidents worldwide in the first half 2001 and has analysed i.a. age, class, flag, fatalities and type of incidents.... More

29.06.2001

NEW OPTION FOR BALLAST WATER EXCHANGE

Teekay Shipping have discovered a better way to exchange ballast water at sea. The new process is safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. A patent has been obtained in Japan and the US and a worldwide patent application has been filed.... More

29.06.2001

PHASE-OUT – CLARIFICATION ON CATEGORY 2 OIL TANKERS

The clarification highlights that these ships do not need PL/SBTs in order to qualify as Category 2 oil tankers even when transporting DPPs. ... More

29.06.2001

IOPC FUND 1992 WORKING GROUP – FURTHER PROGRESS TOWARDS AN OPT-IN 3RD TIER OF COMPENSATION FOR STATES THAT HAVE RATIFIED THE 1992 FUND CONVENTION

The third intersessional meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund 1992’s Working Group took place at the IMO this week. The Working Group spent much of its time on a draft Protocol to the 1992 Fund Convention. This Protocol provides for an additional tier of compensation to be available to the victims of an oil spill where the claims exceed the current limit under the 1992...... More

29.06.2001

EUROPEAN PORTS DIRECTIVE UPDATE

Discussions on a European policy for ports are continuing, based on a draft Directive. Self-handling is the most controversial current issue.... More

29.06.2001

Fuel-cell technology to replace oil  PIW Large oil companies continue to consolidate their involvement in new low-emission fuel cell technology. Royal-Dutch/Shell last week formalized a joint venture agreement with fuel cell developer International Fuel Cells, an affiliate of technology giant United Technologies Corp. They will establish a new company, HydrogenSource, to develop, manufacture, a...... More

29.06.2001

PORT NEWS

Japan/Tokyo – tanker restrictions to be relaxed ALERT! - Kenya/Mombassa – beware of thieves Russia/Novorossiysk – planned increase of DWT restrictions UAE – bans ships flying flags from ten countries ... More

29.06.2001

EU GOTHENBURG SUMMIT GAVE PRIORITY TO SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

The heads of state and government of the EU met at the European Council summit in Gothenburg 15-16 June. The mass press coverage dealt with all the violence, whereas the actual issues considered got less publicity. Sustainable transport will get priority.... More

29.06.2001

PORT ISSUES

Is concern for the navigational safety at Novorossiysk unfounded? USA/Brownsville – draught reduction ... More

29.06.2001

PORT COSTS

India – service tax on port services... More

29.06.2001

TOKYO MOU ANNUAL REPORT 2000 PUBLISHED

The report summarizes the PSC activities in the Asian Region and highlights one of the principle developments namely the increase of the annual target inspection rate of ships from 50% to 75%.... More

29.06.2001

2ND SHIP RECYCLING SUMMIT HELD IN ROTTERDAM

The Summit primarily focused on the progress over the last two years, the majority of the work having been carried out by the shipping industry, and the possible future path for ship recycling. One of the many interesting presentations was by the European Parliament’s representative reiterating that sub-standard shipping needs to be eradicated from the maritime world.... More

29.06.2001

CDI BOARD MEETING REPORT

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29.06.2001

IMO ISSUES 4TH EDITION OF CRUDE OIL WASHING SYSTEMS (2000)

This edition includes i.a. revised specifications for the design, operation and control of crude oil washing systems.... More