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No. 27/2002

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05.07.2002

INDEPTH REPORT FROM IMO BULK LIQUIDS AND GASES MEETING 24/28 June

The report includes updates on the revision of Annex 1 to MARPOL, accidental oil outflow performance, marine safety data sheet for Annex 1 cargoes and bunkers. ... More

05.07.2002

CALIFORNIA SALVAGE, FIREFIGHTING AND EMERGENCY LIGHTERING REQUIREMENTS NON-TANKERS

The California Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) announced on 20 June they are delaying the implementation date for the requirements to identify salvage, firefighting and emergency lightering resources in California Non-tank Vessel Contingency Plans (C-Plan). The regulations will now take effect 28 October 2002. ... More

05.07.2002

INTERTANKO CONTINUES TO HIGHLIGHT THE UNACCEPTABLE HIGH NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS WITH LIFEBOATS

In 2001 INTERTANKO raised the matter of lifeboat accidents in DE/44 (Design & Equipment Sub Committee) in conjunction with ICS, OCIMF and SIGTTO. In May the Marine Safety Committee (MSC) approved the circular relating to lifeboat accidents as proposed by D&E at IMO. This MSC circular has just been released this week and members are urged to disseminate the circular to draw attention to the issu...... More

05.07.2002

MPA LAUNCHES INTEGRATED SIMULATION CENTRE (ISC) OF SINGAPORE, INTERTANKO PRESENTED WITH A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION

The ISC is one of MPA’s latest initiatives to meet the shipping industry’s increasing demands for well-trained seafarers. The ISC employs some of the latest maritime simulation technologies available, covers all aspects of a ship’s operations from ship-handling to crisis management and fully meets the requirements of STCW95.... More

05.07.2002

‘A CENTURY OF TANKERS’ - HAVE YOU ORDERED YOUR COPY?

‘Tankers matter a great deal and we wouldn’t be at the stage we are today without them. A Century of Tankers tells a tale that ought to be told. Buy it for your ignorant friends, read it yourself,’ Lloyd’s List, 25 February 2002.... More

05.07.2002

INTERTANKO TO ATTEND NAV 48 AT IMO NEXT WEEK

Several items of major interest are on the agenda including i.a. retro-fitting of VDR’s; places of refuge; anchoring, mooring and towing equipment and lifeboat accidents.... More

05.07.2002

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

05.07.2002

PANAMA CREW CERTIFICATION

The Consulate of Panama in London would like to draw your attention to its Certification Department, which has been updated with a new system that is able to provide Seafarers Certification (STCW 78/95) without delay. In addition, Panama's Technical Office, located in London, facilitates the prompt issuance of Discharge Books/Seaman's Books. Amongst the services offered are the issuance and...... More

05.07.2002

TRANSPORT CANADA REQUEST SUPPORT ON RECEPTION FACILITIES

Following a request to INTERTANKO for support in providing adequate reception facilities in Canadian ports, Transport Canada have approached INTERTANKO for information relating to specific cases of inadequate port waste reception facilities.... More

05.07.2002

LACK OF OIL TERMINAL RECEPTION FACILITIES

INTERTANKO’s Environmental Committee and North American Panel have recently raised concerns over the inadequate or the non-provision of oily waste reception facilities at certain oil terminals. ... More