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Sunday, October 21, 2018

No. 08/2005

  • 1 March 2005 - INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 2 March 2005 - INTERTANKO/Braemar Seascope Seminar, Shanghai
  • 10 March 2005 - Emergency Response Training Course, London.
  • 21 March 2005 - North American Panel meeting, Stamford, CT, U.S.
  • 7 April 2005 - Vetting half-day seminar, Athens
  • 8 April 2005 - Vetting Committee meeting, Athens
  • 9-10 April 2005 – Executive Committee meeting, Athens
  • 11-12 April 2005 – Council meeting, Athens
  • 10-13 April 2005 - Athens Tanker Event 2005
  • 10 April 2005 – Associate Members’ Committee (AMC) meeting, Athens
  • 13 April 2005 - Documentary Committee meeting, Athens
  • 14 April 2005 - International Chartering Forum, Athens
  • 20 April 2005 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 28 April 2005 – Offshore Tanker Committee meeting, Oslo
  • 5 May 2005 – Worldscale Committee meeting, London
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  • Bunker Quality Report of 24 February 2005
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  • A Guide to Bunkering of Ships for the purposes of Annex VI to MARPOL
  • Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide
  • 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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    Main issues covered at the 48th session of IMO’s Sub-committee on Design & Equipment

    The following is a brief account of the main issues covered by the IMO Sub-committee on Design and Equipment at its meeting this week in London (DE 48): New Regulation for Bunker Tank Protection – the Sub-committee has agreed on the final format for this Regulation, which will apply to ships built from August 2007. The rule provides mandatory double hull protection, and where double hull...... More


    MSC Circular - Guidance on Shipboard Towing and Mooring Equipment- Report from DE 48

    Following a prolonged discussion over the last week in several working groups and plenary, the IMO Sub-committee on Design and Equipment (DE 48) has agreed upon a Marine Safety Committee (MSC) Circular which gives guidelines for "new" buildings regarding Shipboard Towing and Mooring equipment. The Circular and the Sub-committee’s report will now be sent to MSC 80 in May 2005. The Circular...... More


    IACS Guidelines for Coating Maintenance and Repairs

    The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has released its Guidelines for Coating Maintenance and Repairs for Ballast Tanks and Combined Cargo/Ballast Tanks on Oil Tankers – IACS Recommendation 87 - developed together with the Round Table of international shipping associations (Rtisa) and the Oil Companies’ International Marine Forum (OCIMF). The guidelines aim to assist...... More


    Strong chemical tanker market – high deliveries expected, but increasing recycling too

    According to the 4 th quarter Drewry analysis of the chemical market, the market continues to experience a period of strong rates. The winter heating months and consequent high product demand mean a high level of activity. The overall supply/demand balance narrowed during 2004, which was reflected in stronger freight rates especially towards the end of 2004. The development in chemical tanker...... More


    High U.S. crude imports … high product imports … high stocks

    According to U.S. Department of Energy / Energy Information Administration (DOE/EIA) U.S. imports of crude oil for the first seven weeks of 2005 amounted to 10.0 million barrels daily (mbd), or some 9.8% above the level for the same period in 2004. Imports in 2004 were on average some 10 mbd, or some 5% above the 2003 level. Commercial crude oil stocks on 18 February 2005 were about 8% above th...... More


    Piracy Report

    The following is a list of areas where an actual attack took place in the period 15 – 21 February 2005, as reported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre. A more detailed description of each incident can be found in the IMB website . Chittagong 'B' anchorage, Bangladesh South China Sea (02:38N - 107:47E) Adang Bay anchorage, Indonesia Cement terminal, Pertigalete...... More








    INTERTANKO in the News

    Lloyd’s List, 21 February 2005 - IMO tackles question of standardised safety targets Lloyd’s List, 24 February 2005 – Owners spent $100bn to keep oil out of water, says Intertanko’s Swift ... More