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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 04/2003




European Parliament, NGO and industry workshop on air emissions from ships

The workshop will aim to raise awareness on air emissions from shipping in Europe and, in particular, to focus on aspects relating to the amendments of the sulphur in fuel Directive.... More


No solution to the general strike in Venezuela

The general strike seems to continue unabated. Crude oil production and exports are still low... More


Executive Committee meets in London

INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee will meet in London at the end of this week to discuss i.a. issues related to the Prestige incident, insurance issues associated with terrorist attacks, IOPC revisions and INTERTANKO’s Work Programme for 2003.... More


INTERTANKO’s MD to speak at Aust-Agder Rederiforening

INTERTANKO’s MD Peter Swift will speak on ‘Tankers in Troubled Waters’ at the Aust-Agder Rederiforening meeting in Arendal on 28 January.... More


OCIMF booklet "Recommendations for Ships Fittings for use with Tugs"

INTERTANKO supports the application of these recommendations for the specific construction and, where applicable, the classification of new ships only, and does not believe they should be applied to existing vessels. A joint study is being initiated with OCIMF.... More


FSU oil seaborne exports up 0.87 mbd in 2002 - IEA

According to IEA, FSU oil exports increased by 0.87 mbd in 2002 to 4.49 mbd. Black Sea exports increased by 0.56 mbd, and Baltic exports by 0.31 mbd, whereas Druzhba pipeline exports increased by 0.02 mbd to 1.08 mbd. Looking at net exports, crude oil exports increased by 0.57 mbd to 3.94 mbd and products exports by 0.3 mbd to 167 mbd. The trend over the last years can be found on INTERTANKO’s...... More


Venezuela strike resulted in a loss of 2.6 mbd in December 2002 - IEA

According to the January 2003 IEA Oil Market Report, the strike in Venezuela resulted in a lost crude and products production of 80 mb or 2.6 mbd in December. In view of this and the upward pressure on prices caused by tight crude stocks in the US, OPEC decided on 12 January 2003 to boost production targets by 1.5 mbd to 24.5 mbd from 1 February 2003. It may take months after the end of the...... More



TradeWinds, 17 January 2003 - Intertanko hits out at Moroccan tanker ban Lloyd’s List, 20 January 2003 - Pilotage safety booklet bid to cut down on accidents Lloyd’s List, 20 January 2003 – Friend not foe Singapore Shipping Times, 20 January 2003 – ABS calls for greater records transparency Lloyd’s List, 23 January 2003 – Off-the-cuff policy The Guardian 23 January 2003 - A matter of life, deat...... More