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No. 31/2001

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03.08.2001

ISTEC CHAIRMAN RE-LIVES KEY ELEMENTS LEADING TO PHASE-OUT

INTERTANKO's Technical, Safety & Environmental Committee (ISTEC) Chairman, Dr Nikos Mikelis, will be speaking at the International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference & Exhibition (ICOPCE) to be held in Singapore 3-5 September 2001.  He will give a presentation on the shipowners' perspective on the Amendments to MARPOL Annex I Regulation 13G. Organised by the Singapore Maritime and Port...... More

03.08.2001

CHARTERING INFORMATION

Mina Saud – Early Departure Procedure now in operation Saudi Arabian Texaco Inc. have announced that they are adopting an Early Departure Procedure (EDP) for tankers calling at Mina Al Zour (Mina Saud). The procedure requires masters to sign a letter of authorisation to the port agents to sign the bills of lading and all cargo documents on the master’s behalf. We would like to remind members of...... More

03.08.2001

OIL MAJOR CRITERIA FOR MOORING ROPE TAILS

Further to our series of Weekly NEWS articles on mooring rope tails, we have received additional requests for clarification. Regarding oil major criteria for the life of mooring rope tails, we contacted OCIMF who have responded as follows: QUOTE The 18 month period  suggested [in the OCIMF Mooring Equipment Guidelines, page 94, section 6.2.7] is a general guideline based on "average use" for...... More

03.08.2001

USCG SCRUTINISES OILY WATER SEPARATORS

Further to our Weekly NEWS No 27/2001, we again draw your attention to the following. Recent examinations of foreign and US deep draught ships by the USCG have indicated that greater attention needs to be given to the examination of oily water separation equipment, bilge systems and oily waste storage.  The USCG is now carefully inspecting these systems, and ships should ensure the following: *...... More

03.08.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

TradeWinds, 3 August ‘Stena to manage new Haji-Ioannou purchase’ Fairplay Daily News ‘2 August ‘Singapore plans safer passages’ ... More

03.08.2001

SAUDI ARAMCO’ TERMINAL VETTING POLICY

INTERTANKO noted some reports in the media that Saudi Aramco is taking an increasingly tough stance regarding vessels aged 20 years or older and HBL vessels. We have checked this directly with Saudi Aramco, who have advised us the following: QUOTE: In response to your letter dated June 22nd regarding the recent [press] article on tanker acceptance at Saudi Aramco terminals, this is to hopefully...... More

03.08.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

U.S. oil import increased 5.8% during first half of 2001 – API reports According to the American Petroleum Institute (API) monthly statistical report for June 2001, U.S. oil imports year-to-date were 11.8 mbd or a 5.8% increase over the first half of 2000. In the first half of 2001 crude oil imports were 9.2 mbd (+3.9%) and oil products imports 2.7 mbd (+12.9%). The 1 st quarter of 2001 showed ...... More

03.08.2001

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INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS provide advertisers with a solid platform from which to communicate EFFECTIVELY with a TARGETED GLOBAL audience to sell their products and promote their brands. There are ONLY 6 slots left for this year .  DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE - BOOK TODAY! You will have a text advertisement of approximately 30 words in the body of the e-mail Weekly NEWS with a link to your company...... More