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Monday, December 11, 2017

No. 32/2001

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10.08.2001

YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED ON OPENINGS FOR TRAINING

In Weekly NEWS No. 23/01, we invited feedback on training opportunities members and associate members were able to offer and also their own needs.  Thanks are extended to members who have already responded. We hope now that others may yet be encouraged to participate and respond. We are charting the need for training of members’ own staff with companies engaged in adjacent tanker activities and...... More

10.08.2001

CHARTER PARTY INFORMATION

Shell’s additional clause 22 – damages for detention where charterers delay in nominating a berth We recently considered a question from a member that concerned a fixture on the Shellvoy 5 form of charter plus the February 1999 Additional Clauses. The vessel concerned loaded at a port in Libya and discharged at an India port. At both ports the vessel was delayed in berthing. Owners argued that...... More

10.08.2001

UNJUSTIFIED ‘FINES’ WHEN CALLING DORTYOL AND AMBARLI IN TURKEY

INTERTANKO has recently received several complaints from Members whose ships have experienced problems when calling Dortyol/Iskenderun and Ambarli/Istanbul in Turkey. It appears that the local port authority is imposing unjustified ‘fines’ ranging from USD 500 to USD 5000. A representative example was when a vessel calls for the first time, entry will be permitted with a ‘fine’ of around USD...... More

08.10.2001

USCG REAR ADMIRAL PLUTA VISITS INTERTANKO THIS WEEK

Rear Admiral Paul J. Pluta assumed the duties of Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety and Environmental Protection at the US Coast Guard in May. In that capacity he directs national and international regulatory programmes for commercial vessel safety, port safety and security, waterways management, and marine environmental protection. The Admiral is thus directing the USCG's involvement in mo...... More

08.10.2001

SHIP RECYCLING CODE OF PRACTICE LAUNCHED

Following two years of work on the issue of enhanced environmental and safety conditions in ship recycling yards, the shipping industry this week launched the first edition of the ‘Industry Code of Practice on Ship Recycling’. ... More

10.08.2001

PORT COSTS

Germany/Hamburg –Green Award scheme discount Hamburg has announced that effective from 1 July 2001 environmentally-friendly ocean going vessels calling at the port of Hamburg will have the benefit of reduced harbour dues provided they comply with following criteria: CONDITIONS: 6 % discount if vessel is in compliance with either ISO 14001 or participating in the Green Award Scheme. ALTERNATIVEL...... More

10.08.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

Fairplay Weekly, 2 August ‘Physician, heal thyself!’ Fairplay Weekly, 2 August ‘Bulkers need common design criteria’ Fairplay Weekly, 2 August ‘Big three defend ISM initiative’ Fairplay Weekly, 2 August ‘Quality shipping - is it transparently obvious?’ Fairplay Daily News, 8 August ‘Mississippi tug monopolies attacked’ Fairplay Daily News, 8 August ‘Fairplay assesses the recession’ Lloyd’s List...... More

10.08.2001

PORT NEWS

Colombia – registering of all calling ships INTERTANKO has been informed that at the latest by 2 October 2001 all foreign and domestic vessels that call at Colombian ports must be duly registered with the Maritime Authority.  This can be arranged via a local agent or legal representative. In order for a company to be registered in Colombia, a considerable amount of information must be sent to t...... More

10.08.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

Average July 2001 tanker spot freight rates slightly up from June The average spot freight rates (time charter equivalent rate) for VLCCs (trading AG-Japan) went up to USD 21,624 per day for a modern vessel; this is up 12.7% from the average of June 2001. The corresponding rate for a modern Suezmax trading West Africa to US went up to USD 30,125 per day or up 28.7%. For a modern Aframax tanker...... More

10.08.2001

PORT ISSUES

Temporary V Consular Visa again in focus in Brazil We refer to our Weekly NEWS articles published in 1999 and early 2000 which covered foreign crew members working on board foreign vessels under t/c to Petrobras and engaged in coastwise trade. We have received further information with developments on this issue. Contact: Steinar Digre PortsandTerminals@intertanko.com Please click here for furth...... More