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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

No. 27/2005

  • 14 September 2005 – regional Members’ Forum in Rome
  • 23-24 September 2005 – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) meeting, Limassol
  • 13 October - INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee, London
  • ... More
  • Guiding Principles to Emergency Management and Crisis Communications
  • 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
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • ... More




    INTERTANKO’s 2006 Singapore Tanker Event launched in Singapore

    INTERTANKO’s members and associate members will be welcoming guests from Singapore , from Southeast Asia and from all over the world, including an impressive line-up of guest speakers, to the association’s Singapore Tanker Event March 29-31, 2006 . This gathering will be uniquely representative of the tanker industry, a place where we can meet Singapore ’s business community, and a place where...... More


    INTERTANKO Bunker Sub-committee covers MARPOL Annex VI and air emissions

    INTERTANKO’s Bunker Sub-committee met in London last week under the chairmanship of the outgoing Chairman Hamish Cubitt. The following is an extract of some of the items discussed. Guidelines for PSC on compliance with MARPOL Annex VI The IMO Flag State Implementation (FSI) Sub-committee has drafted guidelines for port state control officers on how to conduct inspections for MARPOL Annex VI whi...... More


    Thanks to Hamish Cubitt for a long and excellent term as Bunker Sub-committee Chairman

    After eight years of excellent and dedicated activity, Hamish Cubitt of Anglo-Eastern has stepped down from the chair of the INTERTANKO Bunker Sub-committee which he has held since 1997. The entire INTERTANKO Membership praises his leadership in establishing and leading this committee to become an important body in the field of ship bunkers and bunkering operations. In his capacity of Bunker...... More


    INTERTANKO’s Chemical Review (02/05) covers revised MARPOL Annex II and other regulatory issues, and tanker vetting and safety

    INTERTANKO has published its second issue of the 2005 INTERTANKO Chemical Review .  The chemical issues covered include the important work of the International Maritime Organization relative to the Revised MARPOL Annex II, regulatory and legislative issues facing the chemical tanker sector, matters pertaining to chemical tanker vetting and safety and updates on the ongoing work and achievements...... More


    Tanker incidents steady but fatalities sharply down

    INTERTANKO has recorded 64 tanker incidents the first half of 2005, the same as in the first half of 2004.  Most of the incidents have involved only minor damage and no pollution, injuries or fatalities. The biggest pollution incident appears to be a Chinese tanker carrying 3,800 tonnes of diesel oil that was in collision in fog and poor visibility with a container ship 2nd July. Some 3,500...... More


    Harbour Craft Transponder System Singapore

    To further enhance the security of Singapore 's port waters, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will soon require all licensed harbour and pleasure craft to carry transponders that would enable the MPA and the security agencies to identify and track their movements. The Harbour Craft Transponder System (HARTS) has been specially developed for small vessels which are not required...... More


    INTERTANKO Technical Seminar Mumbai 20th September 2005

    INTERTANKO is hosting a Technical seminar in Mumbai (at The Taj Mahal Hotel) for its members, associate members and invited guests only, on the afternoon of Tuesday  20th September 2005 . The INTERTANKO Technical seminar is free of charge. INTERTANKO staff will speak on a range of subjects including vetting, ship recycling, the Ballast Water Convention, MARPOL Annex VI and VOC (volatile organic...... More


    Free Transmissions Access Codes Western European Tanker Reporting System (WETREP) IMO Resolution MSC 190(79)

    Members are advised that at the request of the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), Stratos has established a Special Access Code in its Inmarsat Land Earth Stations, allowing free transmission of the captioned WETREP reports to the MCA. Network: INMARSAT -C Method: Special Access Code Number: 45 For further information please contact Christian P. Courard. Stratos.  BELGIUM. Tel: +32-4-342620...... More


    Reduction in AG/West fixtures as well as new deliveries dampen tanker market

    With freight rates plummeting lower than anticipated, it may be little consolation that the first half of 2005 has actually been, on average, a relatively good year for the tanker industry. USD/day rates 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005* Average VLCC, AG-Japan 32,900 12,200 66,900 91,900 43,537 Average Suezmax , W Africa-US 30,900 16,000 51,700 62,500 41,820 Average Aframax , N Sea-UK Cont 32,400 17,50...... More







    Tradewinds, Friday July 01 – Attention all cyclists! Lloyd’s List, Friday July 01  - Riders saddle up for Tour Pour La Mer Lloyd’s List, Monday July 04 – INTERTANKO to intervene on ballast ruling Lloyd’s List, Monday July 04 -  Cut down on regulation, Brussels told Anderimar Shipping News Monday July 04 – INTERTANKO in U.S. legal move Lloyd’s List, Tuesday July 05 - Vessels to start meeting CSR...... More