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No. 22/2002

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31.05.2002

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31.05.2002

CATCH UP ON MAIN STORIES

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31.05.2002

CONCENTRATED PSC INSPECTION CAMPAIGN ON THE EAST COAST OF ITALY

The local Harbour Master's Offices at the ports of Venice, Trieste, Ravenna and Ancona have advised that a concentrated Port State Control (PSC) Inspection Campaign, aimed at the inspection of the structural safety of oil tankers more than 15 years old and over 3000 GT, will be carried out between 27 May and 31 October 2002.... More

31.05.2002

SINGAPORE MPA SUSPENDS THIRD BUNKERING LICENCE THIS YEAR

On 28 May MPA suspended the bunkering licences of a bunker supplier / bunker craft operator, Coastal Bunkering Services Pte Ltd., following the conviction of five bunker surveyors on 24 May for accepting bribes from this company. This is the third Singapore bunker company to have its licence suspended.... More

31.05.2002

NEW PUBLICATION - INTERTANKO ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDE

Recognising the importance of integrating environmentally aware practices within the tanker industry, INTERTANKO has developed a 'Guide to International Environmental Management Systems (EMS)', which aims to aid the incorporation of environmental management into everyday tanker management systems.... More

31.05.2002

US NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES REPORT 'OIL IN THE SEA III'

The US National Academy of Sciences has issued a Press Release announcing the publication of a new Report entitled 'Oil in the Sea III' According to the report, approximately 1.3 million tonnes of petroleum enter the world's sea waters each year, only 12% of which is attributed to spills from tank vessels. In North American waters spills from tank vessels contribute only 4% while nearly 85% com...... More

31.05.2002

ALERT FROM FBI COUNTER TERRORISM DIVISION

A Communication from the FBI counter terrorism division and the US Coast Guard Directorate of Intelligence, Washington, D.C., says recent information has determined that various terrorist elements have sought to develop an offensive scuba diver capability. While there is no evidence of any operational planning to utilize scuba divers to carry out attacks within the United States, there is a bod...... More

31.05.2002

UKHO TO START CHARGING FOR PAPER COPIES OF THE NOTICE TO MARINERS

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has informed that as of week 40 2002 the UKHO will start charging 2.00 GBP (approx 3 USD) for the paper copies of the Notice to Mariners (NtM). The final price from the chart agents has yet to be determined. Until now the British NtM has always been free. In addition, the US authorities, such as NIMA and USCG, are planning to completely stop produci...... More

31.05.2002

SIRE INSPECTIONS WITH AN AUDITED INSPECTOR

Some shipowners are concerned that they may be incurring delays to the vessel when complying with a request for a SIRE Inspector to be accompanied by a SIRE Audited Inspector.... More

31.05.2002

DISCHARGE CONTROLS IN TURKISH WATERS

INTERTANKO is advising caution over vessels' waste management procedures in Turkish territorial waters following reports of heavy fines for general operational discharges permissible under MARPOL. Turkish authorities are upholding their 1983 Environmental Act which prohibits the discharge of any waste from ships in Turkish territorial waters.... More