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Monday, December 18, 2017

No. 37/2002

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13.09.2002

Greater Chinese reliance on crude oil imports

According to Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW) 9 September 2002, Chinese state-controlled PetroChina produces 2.09 mbd of crude oil, which is slightly less than Exxon-Mobil or Royal Dutch/Shell. However, the production of PetroChina’s largest field is declining at 5% per annum, forcing China towards greater reliance on crude oil imports.... More

13.09.2002

Assessment of world oil demand growth unchanged - IEA

The IEA monthly oil market report of 11 September 2002 has the growth in world oil demand unchanged from the August report. World oil demand is set to grow 0.22 mbd in 2002 (up 0.3% over 2001) and 1.1 mbd in 2003 (up 1.4% over 2002).... More

13.09.2002

Two of the world largest tankers sold for recycling-Seatrend Web

Seatrend Web reports that Kapetan Michalis and Kapetan Giannis, which were delivered in 9/1977 and 12/1977 from Hitachi in Japan as Esso Pacific and Esso Atlantic, have been sold for recycling. ... More

13.09.2002

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Lloyd’s List,9 September 2002 - Viewpoint Lloyd’s List,9 September 2002 - US argues for radical port state powers Lloyd’s List,11 September 2002 - Wider human cost of attacks Lloyd’s List,11 September 2002 - Tankers warned of al-Qa'eda threat Lloyd’s List,13 September 2002 - United we stand to stop the shipowners voice being ignored ... More

13.09.2002

COMMUNICATIONS AND PR COMMITTEE MEET IN LONDON THIS WEEK

Held at the National Maritime Museum, under the chairmanship of Stefano Rosina, Premuda, the meeting focused on how to maintain, improve and develop internal and external communications and the marketing of INTERTANKO.... More

13.09.2002

MPA SINGAPORE FOCUSES ON LIFEBOAT ACCIDENTS

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore recommends ship owners, ship managers, masters and officers of Singapore flagged vessels to review as required their Safety Management System relating to the maintenance and inspection of lifeboats, including lifeboat drills.... More

13.09.2002

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

‘INTERTANKO has brought some of the best known names of the shipping industry to book in a new spills and thrills history of the tanker trade,’ Tradewinds, February 2002 ... More

13.09.2002

REVISED INTERTANKO VETTING INSPECTION FEEDBACK FORM

As previously advised, the INTERTANKO Vetting Committee has revised its Vetting Inspection feedback form. ... More

13.09.2002

USCG POLICY ON ENFORCEMENT OF STCW 95 DURING PSC INSPECTIONS OF FOREIGN-FLAG VESSELS

Th e US Coast Guard has released Policy Letter No. 02-04 that establishes the agency's policy on enforcement of STCW 95 during inspections of foreign-flag vessels during Port State Control (PSC) examinations.   The certificates of officers serving on ships flagged by a state other than the one which issued their license must carry an endorsement from the flag administration of the ship. Seafare...... More

13.09.2002

‘MATCHING ACCOUNTABILITY WITH AUTHORITY’

At the Australian Marine Pilots Association Seminar in Sydney, 5 September 2002, Ambrose Rajadura, on behalf of INTERTANKO, gave a presentation entitled ‘Matching Accountability with Authority. ... More

13.09.2002

USCG RECOMMENDS INSPECTION OF EPIRB ANTENNAS

The USCG strongly recommends that vessel operators carefully inspect their EPIRB antenna - particularly if it is manufactured by ACR Electronics Incorporated. Damage to the outer rubber coating, wastage of the interior and evidence of corrosion have been discovered.... More

13.09.2002

ISTEC #21 - A SUCCESSFUL MEETING

The meeting addressed an extensive agenda including i.a. issues such as pilotage, the ISM Code, safety of lifeboat operations, emissions from ships and emissions trading, VOC emissions and methods to limit and contain them, problems with the operation of the oil discharge monitoring equipment and possible corrective actions.... More

13.09.2002

INTERTANKO RAISES QUESTIONS ON THE ENTEC STUDY

Dr. Tim Gunner, reviewing the study for INTERTANKO, has found that the conclusions of the study, entitled ’Quantification of emissions from ships associated with ship movements between ports in the European Community’ are based on too many outdated or questionable assumptions.... More

13.09.2002

ADDITION OF CHARTERER TO USCG ADVANCE NOTICE OF ARRIVAL

As of 18 September 2002, the vessel's Advance Notification of Arrival report must include the name of the vessel's charterer. For this purpose, charterer means the person or organization that contracts for the majority of the carrying capacity of the ship.... More