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No. 05/2002

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01.02.2002

Projected call on OPEC oil down 0,5 mbd in 2002 - IEA

According to IEA, the call on OPEC oil in 2002 compared to 2001 will be down 0.5 mbd, assuming zero stock change.  Demand is assumed to increase by 0.5 mbd, including 0.2 mbd in both N America and Europe. Click here to download oil supply and demand statistics (MS Excel document)   ... More

31.01.2002

Saudi Arabia needs oil price at USD 25 per barrel

According to Petroleum Intelligence Weekly estimates - based on the recent data available for seven of the OPEC members - the oil prices which in theory are needed to balance current accounts during 2002, without drawing down foreign assets or incurring additional external borrowing, range from $7 per barrel to $26 per barrel for local crudes. Kuwait only needs an estimated $7 per barrel. Libya...... More

01.02.2002

OCIMF SAFETY ALERT - HYDROGEN SULPHIDE (H2S)

OCIMF has issued a warning over increasing levels of H2S in some crude oils, encouraging tanker and terminal operators to remain alert to the dangers posed by the presence of H2S within cargoes or residues from previous cargoes.... More

01.02.2002

US recovery? – CNN Money

A senior International Monetary Fund official in New York for the World Economic Forum told CNN/Money Thursday that the United States economy is very close to coming out of a recession and is currently the sole driver of a global recovery.  ‘There are sufficient promising signs in the economy to believe that we’re probably very close to the bottom of the decline, that is to say very close to th...... More

01.02.2002

INTERTANKO TO SPEAK AT A SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE IN BREST, FRANCE

INTERTANKO will be represented by two speakers at the forthcoming conference “Towards Safer and Cleaner Seas”, 11-12 March in Brest, France. Dr. Nikos Mikelis, Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) has been invited to a round table discussion on the “Evolution of regulatory mechanisms”. Erik Ranheim, Manager of INTERTANKO’s Research and Projects Section,...... More

01.02.2002

INTERTANKO TO SPEAK AT A SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE IN BREST, FRANCE

INTERTANKO will be represented by two speakers at the forthcoming conference “Towards Safer and Cleaner Seas”, 11-12 March in Brest, France. Dr. Nikos Mikelis, Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) has been invited to a round table discussion on the “Evolution of regulatory mechanisms”. Erik Ranheim, Manager of INTERTANKO’s Research and Projects Section,...... More

25.01.2002

INTERTANKO MANAGING DIRECTOR ADDRESSES THE PROPELLER CLUB

INTERTANKO MD, Peter Swift, gave an informal talk to the Propeller Club in London on Tuesday 23 January, in which he highlighted some of the challenges facing the tanker industry today and the steps that need to be taken to address these. During his presentation he contrasted the reality of an industry with a continuously improving safety record, which is highly responsible, providing an...... More

01.02.2002

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE GATHERS FOR 13TH MEETING­

INTERTANKO’s Environmental sub-Committee met this week in London to discuss i.a. ballast water management, the submissions to IMO on standards for treatment technology, the phasing out of ballast water exchange and the proposal for a two-tier legislative system. The ship recycling issue was also considered and the Committee agreed to take further action on anti-fouling paints, fuel oil tagging...... More

01.02.2002

MEDITERRANEAN STATES LAUNCH POLLUTION INITIATIVE

The 21 parties of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) began the signing process in Malta last week for the ‘Protocol concerning Co-operation in Preventing Pollution from Ships and, in cases of Emergency, Combating Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea’. ... More

01.02.2002

ILO RELEASES REVISED DRUG & ALCOHOL MANUAL

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has revised and updated its publication entitled: ‘Development of measures to reduce drug and alcohol problems in the maritime industry’, which was originally published in 1996. The new publication focuses attention on the programme planners through the promotion of awareness and education for seafarers on the problems related to drugs and alcohol in...... More

01.02.2002

INTERTANKO ATTENDS GLOBAL BALLAST MEETING, INDIA

Having been actively involved in the IMO Globallast Programme from its inception, INTERTANKO participated and gave a presentation at the 3rd Global Project Task Force (GPTF) meeting held in Goa, India, last week. ... More

01.02.2002

VETTING SEMINARS IN HONG KONG AND TOKYO

As part of the continuing efforts by the Vetting Committee to involve the members in vetting issues, INTERTANKO hosted two interesting and lively vetting seminars this week in Hong Kong and Tokyo. ... More

01.02.2002

ECP SERVICE CORP. PRESENTS POLLUTION PREVENTION CONCEPT

During the meeting of INTERTANKO’s Environmental sub-Committee earlier this week, associate member ECP Service Corporation presented a process for reducing oily bilge and wastes from ships using a remediation technique involving chemical and biological blending.... More

01.02.2002

IMPORTANT JOINT SUBMISSION TO IMO

The UK Government together with a number of industry associations, (OCIMF, BIMCO, INTERCARGO, IACS and INTERTANKO) have jointly submitted a document to the 10th Session of IMO Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation (FSI) on a Continuous Synopsis Record for ships.... More

01.02.2002

EMERGENCY STW CIRCULAR REGARDING NON-COMPLIANCE WITH STCW95 REQUIREMENTS

INTERTANKO attended the STW Sub-Committee at IMO last week. A great deal of discussion abounded regarding the fact that so close to the end of the transitional period to STCW 95, seafarers were reportedly unable to obtain STCW 95 certificates and/or the necessary endorsements required by regulation I/10. The Sub-Committee also noted that a considerable number of endorsements needed to be issued...... More