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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 17/2003




Highlights from the Washington Tanker Event

Summaries from the Open Sessions together with links to the presentations are now available on our website.... More


Operation in cold climate, different Ice-Class Rules, scope and assumptions

The Associate Members Committee's Class representative, Wilhelm Magelssen of DNV, has kindly provided a condensed report of his presentation given at the AMC meeting in Washington, DC.... More


Dates for Autumn Executive Committee and Council Meetings

The next Executive Committee and Council meetings will be held in conjunction with the Seatrade London International Maritime Convention 16-18 September 2003.... More


USCG Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) meeting

The CTAC met on 17 April 2003 at the US Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC. Progress reports were given from the Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) sub-committee, Charter Revision Workgroup, and Outreach Workgroup.... More


USCG CTAC Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) sub-committee meeting

Tasked with assisting in the development of procedures and policies designed to deny terrorists the use of hazardous cargoes as weapons, the USCG CTAC Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) sub-committee met on 14-16 April 2003 in Washington, DC .... More


INTERTANKO’s Chairman to speak at 2nd European parliamentary symposium

To be held in Brussels on 5 May 2003, the Symposium will be entitled ‘Towards a Single Maritime Space in Europe?’. INTERTANKO’s Chairman, Mr. Lars Carlsson, will speak at the afternoon Round Table 2 session: ‘Preventing terrorism: Maritime safety and its cost’. ... More


Oil spill response: environmental impacts course, Southampton (UK) 28-29 April

This two-day course places emphasis on case studies of spills worldwide and describes different environmental resource systems and their potential for oil spill impacts together with response techniques and net environmental benefit analysis. A discount on the course fee is available to INTERTANKO members/associate members.... More


Richard du Moulin enters Atlantic Ocean and edges ahead of Sea Witch record

On 23 April Richard du Moulin, sailing non-stop from Hong Kong to New York, celebrated a major milestone as Great American II navigated clear of the dangers of South Africa's treacherous Agulhas Current and entered the Atlantic Ocean. ... More


Additional information required on members’ tankers

INTERTANKO would appreciate further information on members’ fleets in order to publish a detailed membership fleet list on the web.... More


Amended “off Ushant” traffic separation scheme to enter into force on 1 May

Members are requested to ensure that their vessels and masters are fully aware of the changes to the Ushant TSS and to pay close attention to other traffic in the vicinity during the change-over period on 1 May 2003.... More


EIA warns US stocks remain low despite record crude imports

Crude oil prices have dropped recently following the latest weekly oil data report (ending 18 April) from the US. US crude stocks surged by 9 mb last week, according to US government data, while the American Petroleum Institute reported an even bigger gain of 13.1 mb. ... More


Enrich your reference library with INTERTANKO publications

INTERTANKO’s publications library keeps you updated on maritime issues such as Worldscale, Environmental Management Systems, Tanker Chartering, Technical information and issues concerning the Tanker Market. Stay afloat on tanker affairs and order from INTERTANKO’s library today! ... More



Lloyd’s List, 22 April 2003 - Tanker experts in talks on single-hull crackdown Lloyd’s List, 24 April 2003 - More questions than answers over Prestige Lloyd’s List, 24 April 2003 - Intertanko working to increase understanding and awareness ... More