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Friday, October 19, 2018

No. 17/2005

  • 20 May 2005 - Worldscale Committee meeting, London
  • 2 June 2005 – Insurance and Legal Committee, London
  • 23-24 September 2005 – ISTEC, Limassol
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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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    First meeting this year of the USCG Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC)

    The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) held its first meeting this year on 21 April 2005 . Agenda items included a final report from the CTAC National Fire Protection Association 472 Subcommittee, reports from the Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) Subcommittee and the Outreach Subcommittee.   The National Fire Protection Association 472...... More


    MD Peter Swift addresses students at the Erasmus University, Ro

    INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr. Peter Swift this week gave a wide-ranging talk on "Oil Shipping Today" to students at the Center for Maritime Economics and Logistics, Erasmus University , Rotterdam . He covered the changes in demand for oil shipping, the volatility of the oil and tanker markets, the performance of the tanker industry - highlighting the continuous improvement that was being...... More


    Australia – focused inspection campaign on lifeboats

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued Marine Notice 6/2005 stating that for the period 1 May to 31 July, it will run a focused inspection campaign on lifeboats. This campaign, conducted in conjunction with regular port state control inspections, is intended to ensure that lifeboats and their launching appliances are being properly maintained and that adequate emphasis is...... More


    Tokyo MoU – Detention Review Panel now in effect

    As advised to members in Weekly NEWS No. 10 of 5 March 2004 , as part of the ongoing work by INTERTANKO's Vetting Committee, and subsequent to INTERTANKO's approach to the Paris MoU on Port State Control in 2001 on the creation of an independent detention review board, INTERTANKO and its 'Round Table' colleagues (ICS, BIMCO, and INTERCARGO) wrote to the Tokyo MoU proposing that a similar...... More


    Be proactive in demonstrating social and environmental responsibility, says the younger up-and-coming generation

    INTERTANKO's recent Athens Tanker Event included one conference session 'Through the Looking Glass', where journalists and maritime students were asked for their perceptions of the tanker industry.   Filaretos Christou, a student in the Department of Shipping Trade and Transport at the University of the Aegean, expressed the view that in order to convince the public that the tanker industry has...... More


    Piracy warning: Balikpapan, Indonesia

    The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has stated that four attacks have been reported since 20 March 2005 in the vicinity of Balikpapan . Most attacks occurred whilst ships were at anchor.    The IMB has also issued a warning to ships following three incidents in Somalian waters from 31 March 2005 , in which pirates armed with guns and grenades have attacked ships. The eastern and north-easte...... More