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No. 21/2002

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24.05.2002

THE EYES OF THE WORLD MARITIME COMMUNITY ON IMO THIS WEEK

The 75th session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) was convened at the IMO Headquarters in London 15 to 24 May. In his opening speech, the Secretary-General, Mr Bill O’Neil, said that many important developments had occurred since the last meeting with terrorist attacks in New York and Washington having shaken the entire world. He reiterated that IMO’s response was swift, firm and decisive...... More

24.05.2002

REGISTER TODAY ONLY TWO PLACES LEFT! INTERTANKO MEDIA TRAINING COURSE, ATHENS 30 MAY 2002

Tanker casualties excite the interest of the global news media. Pollution, damage to wildlife and the environment are big news. Film footage of a tanker in trouble makes for dramatic television - pictures of oily seabirds create an atmosphere that may be difficult to manage and that will be very hostile to the shipowner. Charterers are now requiring owners to be able to respond to the media. In...... More

24.05.2002

CATCH UP ON MAIN STORIES

Missed reading some recent Weekly NEWS? Catch up on main stories by linking to headlines from the last few weeks.... More

24.05.2002

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE HOLD 14TH MEETING IN PIRAEUS

INTERTANKO’s Environmental Committee will gather for its 14 th meeting on 5 June at the headquarters of Ceres Hellenic in Piraeus. Among the more familiar issues being addressed by the Committee such as developments in ballast water treatment technology and legislation, anti-fouling regulations and ship recycling, discussion is expected to cover the development of an environmental awareness gui...... More

24.05.2002

PROPOSED CHANGES TO TSS IN BAY OF FUNDY, NOVA SCOTIA

To increase protection of the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale and reduce incidents of ship collisions with these mammals, a proposal has been put forward by the Canadian Government which alters the traffic separation scheme (TSS) running through the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. Drawn up in coordination with local ship operators the new scheme will greatly reduce the risk of ships colliding...... More

24.05.2002

CALIFORNIA TO REDUCE BALLAST FEE

A proposal has been put forward by the California State Lands Commission which will reduce the current Exotic Species Control Fund fee of USD 400 to USD 200 per vessel. The original ruling entered into force in January 2000 and is applicable to all vessels travelling to a Californian port from outside the US Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). A notice requesting comments has been issued by the...... More