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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

No. 06/2004

  • Are freight futures catching on at last?
  • Reflections from London this week and New York last week …
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  • INTERTANKO’s Communications and PR Committee meeting, 11 February 2004, London
  • Asian Regional Panel meeting, 25 February 2004, Shanghai
  • INTERTANKO Seminar “The Tanker World Today”, 25 February 2004, Shanghai
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  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition – Have you ordered copies for your fleet?
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
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    Tanker Operator conference - pieces in the regulatory jigsaw

    An examination of the regulatory jigsaw at this week’s Tanker Operator conference in London provided a useful update on the roles being played by the regulatory quartet comprising EMSA, IMO/MEPC, the European Commission, Paris MoU and showed how these four fit together. ... More


    Environmental Challenge moving forward

    The three entrants shortlisted: Teekay’s Ballast Water Exchange concept, Dr. Timothy Gunner’s VOCON Procedure and NEI Treatment Systems’ de-oxygenation ballast treatment design will now be forwarded to the Panel of Judges.... More






    Call on OPEC oil down for 2q’04

    Global oil demand in the second quarter of 2004 is projected by Oil Market Intelligence to be some 77.7 million barrels per day (mbd), 3 mbd lower than demand in December. The call on OPEC’s oil (including stock changes) in the 2nd quarter is projected by the IEA to be 23.3 mbd, which points towards the lowest OPEC production in more than 10 years. With crude prices well above OPEC's $22-$28 pe...... More


    Tanker fleet grew by 3% in 2003, same growth predicted for 2004

    As per the end of 2003, the tanker and combined fleet stood at 316.8 million dwt or 3,666 ships. During 2003 the fleet had a net change of 9.6 million dwt (+3%) or 88 ships (+2.4%). With the exception of a fleet decline in 2001, the tanker and combined fleet has increased since 1995, as seen in the graph below. During 2003, 306 tankers and 2 combined carriers totalling 30.3 million dwt were...... More




    INTERTANKO in the News

    Fairplay Weekly, 5 February 2004 - But will ISPS make shipping safer? Lloyd’s List, 6 February 2004 - Liberian Registry takes ISPS lead as tonnage figures climb Lloyd’s List, 6 February 2004 - Vital need for voluntary IMO audit scheme Lloyd’s List, 6 February 2004 - Heavy hitters keep their eye on the regulatory ball   ... More