Not Logged In, Login,

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 46/2004

  • 16 November, INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar, Singapore
  • 17 November, Vetting Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 18 November, Members’ lunch with FFA presentation, London
  • 19 November, Marine Symposium 2004, Chennai
  • 23 November, INTERTANKO Worldscale Committee, London
  • 1-2 December, INTERTANKO Iberian Peninsular Seminar, Madrid
  • 2 December, ITOPF International Seminar on Oil Spill Preparedness, Response and Compensation in association with INTERTANKO,
  • 7 December, meeting of the INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Subcommittee (Americas), Houston
  • 13 December, Round Table Christmas buffet lunch, London
  • 14 December, IACS Council and Round Table joint meeting, London
  • ... More




    Newbuilding design, construction and initial operation discussed at Tripartite meeting in Yokohama

    The 4 th Tripartite meeting between ship operators (represented by the Round Table of international shipping associations - ICS, BIMCO, INTERCARGO, INTERTANKO), Classification Societies (represented by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) and representatives of nine of the member class societies) and ship builders (represented by individual yards and the shipbuilder...... More


    Round Table Chairmen meet to review work programme

    INTERTANKO Chairman, Stephen Van Dyck, met with the other three Chairmen of the members of the Round Table of international shipping associations this week at the conclusion of the Tripartite meeting (see previous article). They assessed recent meetings held under the auspices of the Round Table, including the Tripartite and the end October Forum in London , and discussed future plans.   ...... More


    Joint ministerial declaration on port state control applies pressure to substandard vessels

    Transport Canada has issued a News Release stating that Canada and over 40 other countries and international organisations from Europe and the Pacific Rim have signed a declaration on port state control. The parties represent the Paris and Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding on Port State Control.    The goal of the new declaration is to apply increasing pressure on operators of substandard ships...... More


    Asian Regional Panel and INTERTANKO Tokyo Seminar focus on key issues

    This week INTERTANKO’s Chairman Stephen Van Dyck attended the 16 th meeting of the Association’s Asian Regional Panel in Tokyo , chaired by K. Yoshida of K Line, hosts of the events of the day. Van Dyck emphasised the importance of the Asian region to the shipping industry in general and to the Association in particular. He focused on the strength of the Round Table of international shipping...... More


    ITOPF gives HNS-OPRC Protocol presentation to the Chemical Tanker Committee in Singapore

    A well-attended meeting of INTERTANKO’s Chemical Tanker Committee took place this week on the 11 November 2004 in Singapore . Topics discussed on the agenda were the revisions to MARPOL Annex II ( Regulations for the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances in bulk )and the ongoing proactive work by the Association and the Committee regarding chemical incidents. Other items discussed...... More


    Members’ lunch and presentation on forward freight agreements (FFAs)

    The next bi-monthly lunch for London-based INTERTANKO members will be on Thursday, 18 November 2004 from 12.00 to 14.30 in the INTERTANKO London office, St Clare House, 30-33 Minories London EC3N 1DD. There will be a presentation by Jeremy Penn, Chief Executive of The Baltic Exchange, and a presentation on forward freight agreements (FFAs) by James Tweed of Azimuth Marine Management Ltd.,...... More


    Compliance with Annex VI for all ship operators – deadline of 19 May 2005 only six months away

    When MARPOL Annex VI ( Regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships ) enters into force on 19 May 2005 , all fuels sold to ships need to be in full compliance with it. However, only in Singapore have clear, compliant guidelines and procedures for bunkering transfers been developed. But even if the ports do not have the relevant procedures in place, all ship operators will be...... More


    Disputes and misunderstandings over bills of lading

    A dispute arises between an owner and a time-charter operator over a cargo identified in the bills of lading with a destination of Singapore. However, en route the charterer requests the master to make an intermediate port call to load another parcel of cargo on top, and then discharge at an entirely different port. What should be done in this situation? What should happen to the bills of ladin...... More


    Safety publication deal for INTERTANKO members

    Safety is a major issue and a high priority for INTERTANKO members. Because of this, and emphasising that we do not usually enter into such arrangements, INTERTANKO has, as part of the range of services to its members, negotiated an agreement to enable its members to subscribe to Safety at Sea magazine at a special preferential rate. Safety at Sea is a monthly magazine that was taken over by...... More



    Specialists on the case of rogue waves... More


    OPEC oil supply near sustainable capacity - IEA

    According to the International Energy Agency ’s (IEA) Oil Market Report of 10 November 2004, NYMEX WTI crude oil futures fell nearly USD 7 from mid-October’s USD 55.67 peak amidst high OPEC production, easing distillate markets in Europe and Asia, and rising Gulf of Mexico crude supply. Higher stocks, better sweet crude supply and lower forecast Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth suggest a...... More





    High abrasives fuels in Santos, Brazil... More



    3 easy ways to order: Download an order form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41 Send your order by e-mail Order directly from our online bookshop NEW! PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER! Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide This publication is complementary to the successful INTERTANKO publication ‘A Guide to Tanker Charters’. The new Guide: Describes both law and practice regarding tanker...... More



    Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 11 November 2004 – Errata Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 11 November 2004 – Intertanko urges action on rules   ... More