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Saturday, November 17, 2018

No. 23/2004

  • A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation)
  • A Guide to Crude Oil Washing and Cargo Heating Criteria
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
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    Successful International Seminar on Maritime Safety organized by Turkish Chamber of Shipping in Istanbul

    Tom Allen of the UK Department for Transport chaired a successful seminar at the Turkish Chamber of Shipping in Istanbul on 28 May 2004 . Words of welcome were given by the Undersecretary for Maritime Affairs, Mr. Ismet Yilmaz and the Chairman of the Turkish Chamber of Shipping, Mr. Meting Kalkavan, who set the stage for an open discussion on current European Union (EU) and international mariti...... More


    Well-attended INTERTANKO Tanker Seminar at Turkish Chamber of Shipping in Istanbul

    A well-attended INTERTANKO Tanker Seminar was arranged with the support of local member Dunya Denizcilik and in co-operation with the Turkish Chamber of Shipping in Istanbul on 31 May 2004 . A great number of local member companies and other shipping interests participated in the tanker seminar. The Turkish government was represented by the Undersecretary for Maritime Affairs, Mr. Ismet Yilmaz,...... More


    Public presentations on Class Common Rules for double hull tankers

    As advised in our article in last week’s Weekly NEWS , the classification societies/IACS have developed Common Rules for structural scantlings of hull structures for double hull tankers and bulk carriers. A number of public presentations on the Joint Tanker Project (JTP) will be given in the near future, which members are invited to attend and which are listed below: Shanghai 14 June 2004 Bussa...... More


    Houston Pilot Authority issues new ruling on "widebody vessels"

    The Houston Pilot Authority has issued a new ruling relating to "widebody vessels". This will affect vessels running the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) from the Sea Buoy up as far as Shell and Oil Tanking. The Houston Pilots stress that they wish to accommodate the needs of industry as far as possible. Further, in the interests of safety, Houston Pilots reserve the right to modify these guidelines...... More


    Additional function added to the INTERTANKO web site

    We refer to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 06 of 6 February 2004, advising that all INTERTANKO members and associate members will be offered a 10% discount on the standard price of the services provided by and a 50% discount on the set-up fee when signing up for this service. A further function has been built into the INTERTANKO website whereby members can ascertain whether a Q8...... More


    Svein Ringbakken leaves for the Norwegian Shipowners Mutual War Risk Association

    Svein Ringbakken , INTERTANKO’s Deputy Managing Director and General Counsel, has accepted an offer to join DNK – The Norwegian Shipowners Mutual War Risk Association – as director of insurance. The appointment comes as DNK is in the process of reviewing its activities and seeking opportunities to broaden its product range. Svein has worked for INTERTANKO since 1991 and has been in charge of th...... More


    POINTS OF VIEW - Towards a smooth USCG verification audit of Vessel Security Plans under the ISPS Code

    The latest on US maritime security comes from a member with a number of tankers that have recently passed the US Coast Guard’s verification audit of Vessel Security Plans under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code according to the US Maritime Transportation Security Act. The crews had been well prepared by drilling and ensuring that everyone understood their role and...... More


    Market analysts meeting at INTERTANKO

    On 2 June 2004 INTERTANKO hosted a tanker market analysts luncheon meeting at the Oslo office. Taking part were Jarle Hammer (Fearnleys), Erik M. Andersen (R.S. Platou), Ole R. Hammer (P.F. Bassøe), Hild Kinder (Carnegie), and Finn Engelsen (Lorentzen & Stemoco) with Erik Ranheim and Jan Svenne from INTERTANKO. Erik Ranheim gave an introduction to INTERTANKO’s Research and Projects Section and...... More



    7 June - INTERTANKO meeting with mainstream press, Washington DC INTERTANKO Technical and Engineering Director Dragos Rauta and Managing Editor Bill Box will meet with Washington ’s mainstream (ie non-shipping) press at 1300 at the National Press Club. 15 June - INTERTANKO/ILTA/USCG Chemical Tanker Seminar, Houston , Texas . The INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Subcommittee - Americas (CTSCA) will ho...... More




    INTERTANKO in the News

    Lloyd’s List, 3 June 2004 - Ringbakken to leave Intertanko for mutual Fairplay Weekly, 3 June 2004 - Iraq : tomorrow’s oil giant Fairplay Weekly, 3 June 2004 - Casualty investigation overhaul imminent Fairplay Weekly, 3 June 2004 - Mitropoulos assures Asians of IMO clout TradeWinds, 4 June 2004 – Ringbakken joins DNK TradeWinds, 4 June 2004 – Sadly, most of the world has no idea Lloyd’s List, 4...... More