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Friday, November 16, 2018

No. 03/2003




Summary on US Senate hearing on phase-out of single-hulled tankers

A report on the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing of 9 January 2003 can now be viewed on INTERTANKO’s web site.... More


Single-hulled tanker phase-out – proposed EU regulation

Analysis of the proposed EU amendment of (EC) no. 417/2002 concerning the phase-out of single-hulled tankers and a comparison with IMO MARPOL Annex I 13G and OPA 90.... More


INTERTANKO protests Morocco’s notice to control access to its EEZ

The Moroccan Department of Transport has advised INTERTANKO of its intention to control access to its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which INTERTANKO has immediately protested.... More


Japan develops policy to ban single-hulled tankers

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) intends to develop a policy to ban single-hulled tankers carrying crude and heavy fuel oil from Japanese waters.... More


Israel – age limitations for tankers

The Israeli Shipping and Ports Administration has issued a new restriction banning tankers over 25 years of age from entering Israeli ports, which will be implemented in February 2003. Tankers more than 20 years will not be permitted to enter Eilat. ... More


Guidelines on the dismantling of ships adopted by Basel Convention

These include principles of good practice and recommendations for ship dismantling having regard to environmental, occupational health and safety concerns.... More


Penalties for ballast non-reporting proposed in US

The US Coast Guard has issued a proposed rule on the mandatory reporting of ballast water management procedures for vessels entering and discharging ballast in US waters. Penalties of up to USD 25,000 are expected for non-compliance.... More


Proposal for Mandatory Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) on St. Lawrence Seaway

INTERTANKO has registered its disagreement with the proposal, which would make mandatory the use of AIS in this area three months ahead of the implementation date of 1 July 2003 agreed in IMO for tankers and passenger ships.... More


Washington Tanker Event 2003 – Dates for your diary

This year’s Tanker Event and INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting will be held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. 6-9 April 2003.... More


INTERTANKO participates in Tanker Operator Conference

Dr. Peter Swift will be moderating and speaking at the upcoming Tanker Operator Conference in London, 11-12 February 2003.... More


NEW Tanker Market online-publication

A new market publication entitled ‘Tanker trends and economics’ is available free of charge on the INTERTANKO website for members and associate members.... More


Sales tax on bunker fuel purchases in California

Effective 1 January 2003 all fuel purchases by vessels in Californian ports are subject to full state sales tax. ... More


New address for Statoil Ship Vetting

As from 15th January 2003 Statoil Ship Vetting has a new address.... More


INTERTANKO in the News

Lloyd's List, 17 January 2003 - Shipping chiefs urge industry to act over detained Prestige master LLoyd's List, 16 January 2003 - IACS to offer regulatory assistance to failing flags Fairplay Weekly 16 January - US to join single-hull crackdown TradeWinds, 16 January - Prestige evidence may be lost Fairplay Weekly 16 January - Meet the enemy Lloyd's List, 15 January - US Senate begins...... More