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Thursday, November 15, 2018

No. 16/2004

  • IMO’s Legal Committee (88), 19-23 April, 2004, London
  • Seminar on Oslo as an international maritime centre, 23 April 2004, Oslo
  • NMLA lecture on EU shipping and environmental legislation, 26 April 2004, Oslo
  • EurOCEAN 2004 Conference, 10-13 May 2004, Galway, Ireland
  • IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (78), 12-21 May, London
  • HNS Convention Workshop, 19 May 2004, Barcelona
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  • Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation)
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
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    Concern over ratification of Seafarers’ ID Convention

    The ratification and implementation of the International Labour Organization’s Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 continue to arouse concerns in the shipping industry. The convention establishes international standards for seafarers’ identity documents (SIDs) that incorporate features such as machine readability and biometrics. But the original US support for this conventi...... More


    Special Security Alert Systems – 1/7/2004 deadline for installation

    A reminder for ship owners and operators to plan ahead for the first radio installation survey after July 1, 2004 or 2006 (as appropriate). The scheduled work should be checked to ensure that it includes installation of the ship security alert (SSA) system. Failure to have the required equipment installed at or before that radio survey will constitute a violation of the SOLAS Convention and may...... More


    Dubai Tanker Event presentations available

    A full set of the presentations made at INTERTANKO’s Dubai Tanker Event are available on its website for those who were unable to be there, or who want a reminder of key facts and opinions from these top class speakers. Please click here to view the presentations  ... More


    Bunker Alert: Chlorinated contaminants + naphthalene found in fuels from UAE

    DNV Petroleum Services recently received reports of engine problems from a number of ships after using bunker fuel lifted at Fujairah during the second half of March this year. These ships experienced damage to fuel valves as well as sticking of the engine fuel pumps, plunger and barrels followed by rapid failure of the fuel pump units. Thus far, DNVPS is aware of at least two ships which, afte...... More




    The tanker market will depend on China and the US - IEA

    In its latest April Oil Market Report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has left its forecast of 2004 global oil demand growth little changed, with only a minor upward adjustment of 0.03 mbd to 1.68 mbd. However, the timing of demand growth for 2004 has been more substantially adjusted. The forecast for 2 nd quarter demand has been raised by 0.26 mbd with China accounting for the bulk of t...... More





    Tradewinds, 8 April 2004 – INTERTANKO plea falling on deaf ears Tradewinds, 8 April 2004 – Desert Rats   Financial Times, 14 April 2004 – Shipping industry steams for safe haven   Tradewinds, 16 April 2004 – IMO to adopt controversial vegoil transport rules ... More