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No. 48/2001

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30.11.2001

HALON RECEPTION FACILITIES

Reports have been received regarding difficulties in using halon reception facilities in accordance with IMO procedures and EC Regulation 2037/2000. ... More

30.11.2001

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION CLOSE TO PROPOSING FULL EU MEMBERSHIP OF THE IMO

For a number of years it has been known that the long-term ambition of the European Commission is for the EU as such to become a full member of various international intergovernmental organisations active in fields within which the EU has adopted substantial amounts of common legislation. Whereas such membership is already the case in the WTO, membership of the IMO as well as the aviation body...... More

30.11.2001

TCC's K.H. KOO NEW CHAIRMAN OF HONG KONG SHIPOWNERS ASSOCIATION

Mr K.H. Koo, Chairman of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co.(H.K.) Ltd., was elected Chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners' Association at its Annual General Meeting last week. Mr Koo, plays an active role in INTERTANKO and he has been the Chairman of INTERTANKO's Asian Regional Panel since 1997. He is also one of the Vice-Chairmen of INTERTANKO's Executive Committee. Other new appointments in the...... More

30.11.2001

IMO'S ASSEMBLY FAST TRACK KEY LEGISLATION

Having completed the election proceedings in the first week of the meeting, the IMO Assembly has in the second week adopted a structured and swift approach to the more technical and substantive issues affecting the shipping industry. In particular the Assembly has produced several new resolutions during the meeting which are expected to be adopted at the final session on Friday 30 November....... More

30.11.2001

PORT COSTS

Indonesia/Kuala Tanjung - drastic port cost increase at private berth Due to the implementation of wharf maintenance dues as from 15 October 2001, and an increase in towage rates, the port costs have increased drastically at Kuala Tanjung by 66.5%. PT Multimas Nabata, a subsidiary of Wilmar, privately owns the vegoil berth. The maintenance charge has been implemented on their initiative....... More

30.11.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Lloyd's List, 26 November 2001 - Controversy bubbles up at Singapore Fairplay Daily News, 28 November 2001 - Nedshipbank takeover hits DVB ... More

30.11.2001

JOIN US AT THE ROTTERDAM TANKER EVENT 14-17 APRIL 2002

Next year’s Tanker Event will take place in Rotterdam 14-17 April with the theme of “Tanker Visions”. The list of speakers will include leading figures from the industry, regulatory bodies and relevant organisations. As previously announced, Rear Admiral Paul J. Pluta, USCG, and Mr. Igor M. Ponomarev, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and current Chairman of IACS, have agreed to speak at th...... More

30.11.2001

PORT ISSUES

The importance of a good port agent Reference is made to our article "Calling Alexandria" in Weekly News No. 47/01. Kindly see our rewritten version below which contains all the information relevant to this incident: INTERTANKO feels obliged to inform that an INTERTANKO member has waited in vain since December 1998 for a final Disbursements Account for a call at Alexandria during December 1998....... More

30.11.2001

PORT NEWS

Brazil - vessels importation and spare parts deliveries After about a year of discussions, the Government Gazette of 19 November 2001 announced the new regulation for time charter vessels and their spare parts deliveries under the name "Normative Instruction 87/2001". It is now clear that coastal trading as well as ocean-going vessels will not be imported and will retain their right to receive...... More

30.11.2001

A GUIDE TO TANKER CHARTERS

Members will be familiar with our publication Tanker Voyage Charters , often referred to as the “blue book”, which has become one of the standard texts to have in operations and chartering offices. A new edition of this book is now available which is far more comprehensive than its predecessor and also covers time charters, hence the new title of A Guide to Tanker Charters . To order this...... More

30.11.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

US October crude oil imports highest in the last decade - API The 9.92 mbd October crude oil imports reported by the API is the highest figure reported for October in the last decade. The total for the first 10 months is also 1.4% higher than for the same period last year. Petroleum products imports in October were slightly higher than for September and the imports for the first 10 months of th...... More

30.11.2001

SECOND MEETING OF THE INTERTANKO ASIAN VETTING REFERENCE FORUM IN SINGAPORE

Some 28 participants from member companies attended the INTERTANKO Asian Vetting Reference Forum held in Singapore on 27 November which was chaired by Capt Howard Snaith, INTERTANKO's Marine Manager. Representatives from the OCIMF Asia Pacific Terminal Forum, Shell and the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore were also present. A lively discussion on issues and a good exchange of...... More

30.11.2001

POTENTIAL HARMFUL COMPONENTS IN SINGAPORE BUNKERS - MPA TAKES ACTION

Further to the Bunker Alert in Weekly News No. 46/2001 regarding harmful components in Singapore bunkers, the Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has taken stern and immediate action against two bunker tankers SB 469B (M.T. ALEXANDREA) and SB 435H (M.T. MEMPHIS), which MPA has identified as having been involved in the delivery of the alleged contaminated bunker fuels. MPA has suspended...... More

30.11.2001

INVITATION TO A RECEPTION AT INTERTANKO’S LONDON OFFICE ON 5 DECEMBER 2001

The Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Documentary Committee, Mr John Lean, Botany Bay Shipping Group would like to invite members and associate members to a reception on Wednesday, 5 December 2001 from 1230-1400 at the Trading Floor of the Baltic Exchange, 38 St. Mary Axe, London EC3. The occasion is to mark the launch of our latest chartering publication A Guide to Tanker Charters written by Harvey...... More