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Sunday, August 19, 2018

No. 07/2004

  • 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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    IMO Completes and Adopts International Ballast Water Convention

    The most significant piece of legislation to impact the shipping industry since MARPOL?... More


    Paris MoU and INTERTANKO discuss integrity and effectiveness of global PSC

    Recognising ongoing difficulties in achieving a consistent quality in all the different port state control regimes worldwide, and recognising the desire that the high standards set by the Paris MoU on Port State Control be replicated everywhere, were two key factors behind the recent meeting in Brussels between INTERTANKO managing director Peter Swift and Alan Cubbin, Chairman of the Paris MoU....... More


    Join us at the Dubai Tanker Event 28-31 March 2004

    Preparations for this year’s tanker gathering continue to progress swiftly, promising an interesting and comprehensive programme for delegates and visitors. ... More



    The Communications and PR Committee held an ‘image management’ workshop at INTERTANKO’s London office this week. The aim of the workshop was to debate whether the tanker sector of the shipping industry could begin take the first steps to gain the momentum of improving its image and, if so, what were the most important strategic constituents. The workshop addressed identifying the image of the...... More


    Dredging, offshore boardings and security on HOGANSAC agenda in Houston

    On February 5, 2004 INTERTANKO representatives attended the full committee meeting of HOGANSAC (Houston Galveston Area Navigation and Safety Advisory Committee).The meeting agenda covered inter alia updates on number of projects being sponsored by HOGANSAC including dredging projects, a report from the Mooring Subcommittee and an update from the Area Maritime Security Committee Liaison.  The...... More


    Port State Control – tankers’ share of detentions continues to fall

    INTERTANKO’s ongoing review and analysis of reports of world-wide port state control inspections and detentions (as reported by the USCG, the Paris MoU and the Tokyo MoU) show that tankers still enjoy a lower psc detention record than the overall average. Through this seven year period tankers have consistently shown a lower share of inspected ships detained as compared to the total. Our...... More


    POINT OF VIEW - The moment of truth

    The best opportunity to give a good impression of the tanker industry could be the most unexpected moment... More




    Oil imports - US up, Europe flat and Japan down

    US crude oil imports averaged 9.6 mbd during the first 11 months of 2003, which is 5% up on the same period in 2002. With the exception of a slight dip in 2002, US crude oil imports have increased annually since 1994. US oil product imports averaged 2.63 mbd during the first 11 months of 2003, which is 10.1% up on the same period in 2002. With the exception of a slight dip in 2002, US oil produ...... More


    Oil demand to grow by 1.4 mbd in 2004 - IEA

    According to the 11 February IEA monthly oil market report, world oil supply was 82.1 mbd in January 2004. Non-OPEC oil production increased by 0.13 mbd while OPEC production fell by 0.14 mbd since January. The rise in non-OPEC production came from Russian, North Sea and Brazilian growth. OPEC-10 crude oil production was 25.8 mbd in January, 1.3 mbd above the November 2003 target. Iraq ’s curre...... More





    Press articles this week.... More