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No. 13/2005

  • 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 meeting, Athens
  • 10 April 2005 - Communications and PR Committee meeting, Athens
  • 13 April 2005 - Documentary Committee meeting, Athens
  • 14 April 2005 – Environmental 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
  • 20 May 2005 – Worldscale Committee meeting, London
  • ... More
  • A Guide to Bunkering of Ships for the purposes of Annex VI to MARPOL
  • Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
  • 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
  • ... More

    Published

    Article

    01.04.2005

    How will LNG affect traditional tanker business? What is driving the tanker market? How are we doing business in today's regulatory environment? Come along to INTERTANKO’s Athens Tanker Event and take part with your peers in these crucial discussions.

    INTERTANKO's Athens Tanker Event will look at the up and coming LNG sector as well as at the traditional tanker and oil markets.    In particular we will be looking at how the growing LNG sector (and we have all seen news of Qatar's huge pending order for dozens of giant LNG tankers) is likely to affect the traditional tanker markets, with Stavros Hatzigrigoris , Managing Director of Kristen...... More

    01.04.2005

    IACS Quality Management System Certification Scheme (QSCS) - revision of the Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

    In 1992 the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) implemented its Quality Management System Certification Scheme (QSCS) with the aim of assessing the management system of IACS member classification societies. The scheme incorporates an Advisory Committee with membership from outside IACS including ship owners, insurers, regulators, etc.   Members of the Advisory Committee...... More

    01.04.2005

    The EMSA Panel on double hull tankers considers aspects that are cause for concern

    The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) panel on double hull tankers met on 31 March 2005 to discuss the draft of its Final Report. The Final Report will cover a number of issues which, if not adequately addressed, are considered cause for concern with regard to double hull structure.    For instance, it includes accelerated structural corrosion in ballast tanks and cargo tanks; fatigue...... More

    01.04.2005

    Integrity of port state control (PSC)

    The INTERTANKO Vetting Committee has asked that we solicit input from members, on a confidential basis, on any incidents where the integrity of port state control (PSC) is not being upheld.   Should members experience any such incidents we ask that they convey them to Howard Snaith .    We assure members that any reports received will remain confidential between the member and the secretariat o...... More

    01.04.2005

    Benchmarking pool - increased participation requested

    The INTERTANKO office is in the processing of setting up a bench marking pool and would appreciate increased participation by members to ensure that all the tanker segments are covered.   The bench marking will cover most of the normal operating cost items and may also include some performance indicators. Information passed on to the INTERTANKO office will be treated confidentially and only...... More

    01.04.2005

    Continued improvements in the chemical tanker market - Drewry

    According to the Drewry Quarterly Analysis of the Chemical Market of the 1 st quarter of 2005 (1Q05), the market continued through the 4Q04 with high product demand, which maintained freight rates at high levels, both for intra-regional and deep sea trades. 4Q04 saw owners taking more Contracts of Affreightments (COAs) than during the previous quarter.   Drewry states that scheduled chemical...... More

    01.04.2005

    Tanker segment overview by SSY

    Simpson Spence & Young Shipbrokers ( SSY) is continuing with the long tradition of half yearly reports started by JI Jacobs. The Volume 1 report for 2005 provides a comprehensive overview of the oil market and market segments.   SSY forecasts Chinese oil demand to grow by about 6.3% in 2005. Crude imports will be taken both from West Africa and the Middle East , and more spot fixtures from West...... More

    01.04.2005

    WARNING: Malacca Straits - kidnap and ransom incidents

    The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) issued a warning following three serious attacks two weeks ago when the crew was kidnapped for ransom in the Malacca Strait . Heavily armed pirates boarded ships and seized the master and one or two crew members and took them ashore. The pirates did not steal any property and the sole aim was to kidnap the crew.   These are the first serious incidents in...... More

    01.04.2005

    DIARY

    01.04.2005

    BUNKER ALERT

    High density fuels in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil... More

    01.04.2005

    BUNKER BULLETIN

    High sodium fuels in Hong Kong... More

    01.04.2005

    INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

    01.04.2005

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd's List, 30 March 2005 – Athens to play host to tanker world Lloyd's List, 30 March 2005 - Owners’ duties extend beyond making profit Lloyd's List, 30 March 2005 - Head of Belize flag maps out the road to respectability Lloyd's List, 1 April 2005 - Ship managers forge link with owners’ groups ... More