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No. 01/2002

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04.01.2002

PLEASE CHECK YOUR FLEET LISTED WITH INTERTANKO

As the fleet list forms the basis for invoicing of the 2002 membership fees, we would ask those who have not yet responded to the two previous weeks' article to kindly check their fleet for accuracy and convey any changes to Erik Ranheim  mailto:erik.ranheim@intertanko.com Link: http://www.intertanko.com/about/membership/ ... More

04.01.2002

SINGAPORE TO ENFORCE SINGLE-HULL TANKER PHASE-OUT

The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Circular regarding its policy on enforcement of the new amendments to Regulation 13G of MAPOL Annex I on the new phase-out schedule for single-hull tankers that was recently adopted by the IMO. ... More

04.01.2002

130 tanker incidents recorded in 2001

INTERTANKO has recorded 130 tanker incidents in 2001, most of which were minor incidents causing no or minor damage. 22 of the incidents reported caused pollution, ranging from “one cup” up to 5 million litres (some 4,000 ts) of naphtha. Pollution figures are, however, uncertain and it is anticipated that ITOPF will release more detailed figures later in the year. ... More

04.01.2002

Recycling in 2001 higher than for 2000

INTERTANKO has recorded a total of 15.8 mil dwt or 125 tankers reported recycled in 2001, 38 below 50,000 dwt, 29 50-120,000 dwt, 29 120-200,000 dwt and 29 VLCCs. ... More

04.01.2002

REGULATIONS ON DISCHARGE OF SEWAGE - IMO CLARIFICATIONS

In an effort to facilitate the implementation of Annex IV of MARPOL regarding sewage discharge, the IMO requested member states to provide information on their discharge regulations together with their sewage reception facilities. ... More

04.01.2002

OIL MAJORS CHECKING GAS LEVELS

Recent vetting inspections have raised the profile of the carriage of gas detection instruments relating to toxicity with particular regard to atmospheric levels of Benzene, Toluene, Xylene (BTX) and associated additives such as MTBE. Some or all of which may be carried individually, or as a constituent part of, or as an additive, within a gasoline cargo. ... More

04.01.2002

SHELL - NEW MEASURES FOR SHIP QUALITY ASSURANCE

We have received requests from several members for information on the ‘Shell - New measures for Ship Quality Assurance’ policy. Having contacted Shell directly, we have received confirmation of their policy and more detailed information as well as a blank copy of their standard letter which is sent to owners showing the information requested. ... More

04.01.2002

INADEQUACY OF RECEPTION FACILITIES

Nine reports on alleged inadequacy of reception facilities have been received by the IMO from member States including Sweden and the United Kingdom. Following a reminder by the IMO to flag States, noting their obligation to report inadequate reception facilities, the number of reports has risen from one in 1999 to nine in 2000. ... More

04.01.2002

THE MIXTURE OF POLYPROPYLENE ROPES

Further to our article in Weekly NEWS no. 27/2001 regarding the requirement by NAVION that vessels should comply with the OCIMF recommendation regarding NOT using 100% polypropylene mooring ropes and tails. ... More