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Thursday, November 15, 2018

No. 32/2005

  • 14 September 2005 – regional Members' Forum in Rome
  • 15-16 September – Executive Committee, Petersham Hotel, Richmond (London)
  • 23-24 September 2005 – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) meeting, Limassol
  • 29 September 2005 - Associate Members Committee meeting, Greenwich (Conn.)
  • 4 October – North American Panel, Wyndham Greenspoint, Houston
  • 5-6 October – Seatrade Maritime London
  • 12 October - INTERTANKO Documentary Committee Meeting, London
  • 13 October - INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee, London
  • 18 October – Bunker Sub-Committee Meeting, London
  • 18 - 22 October 2005 - FONASBA Annual Meeting, Tokyo
  • 24 October – Latin America Panel, Miami
  • 24 October – Vetting Seminar, Miami
  • 25 October – Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 10-11 November – INTERTANKO Council, London
  • 8 December – International Seminar on Tanker Safety, Pollution Prevention and Spill Preparedness, Shanghai
  • ... More
  • INTERTANKO Annual Report and Review 2004
  • 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)
  • ... More




    Commissioner Barrot invites INTERTANKO input on reception facilities

    In a letter received by INTERTANKO this week, Vice President of the European Commission Jacques Barrot has invited the Association, as port users, to submit reports to the Commission on problems encountered when using European port waste reception facilities. Commissioner Barrot's communication is a direct response to a letter sent by INTERTANKO in June requesting the Commission's continued...... More


    Yokohama complimentary ISO17357 compliance checking service

    We refer first to two articles in previous issues of the Weekly NEWS which are related to this important topic: 1. Weekly NEWS No. 31 of 5 August 2005 notifying of the new OCIMF/ICS STS Guidelines booklet, in which we make particular reference to the substantial updates within it regarding the new international standard 'Ships Marine Technology - Floating Pneumatic Rubber Fenders' SO 17357). 2....... More


    ISGOTT guidance issued to SIRE inspectors regarding the Interim SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ)

    Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 31 of 5 August 2005 stressing the importance of continued compliance with the 4th Edition of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT), SIRE is issuing the following revised guidelines to all SIRE Inspectors:   "The new SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire has been under development since 2002. It should be noted that this is...... More


    FOSFA adds additional substances to the IBC Code and issues revised lists

    We have received a circular ( click here to view) from the Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations ( FOSFA ) listing an additional 18 products that have been entered into the revised Chapter 17 of the IBC Code (International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk) as Pollution Category Y and Ship Type 2, but with a footnote referring to...... More


    Report of EHS 41 available

    The 41st session of the GESAMP Working Group on the Evaluation of the Hazards of Harmful Substances Carried by Ships (EHS 41) was held at IMO Headquarters, London , from 9 to 13 May 2005 .    In preparation for participation in the 11th Session of the BLG Working Group on the Evaluation of Safety and Pollution Hazards of Chemicals (ESPH 11) INTERTANKO has reviewed the report of this meeting (...... More


    Continuous improvement of the tanker industry in practice

    Building on a theme highlighted by London broker Gibsons in its Weekly Report last week, the tanker industry comes out extremely well in the recently-published Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) report for 2004.  In 2004, total port state control inspections of all vessel types in this region hit a record number (20,316) with 12,538 individual ships being...... More


    Freight rates weaken – demand side unclear

    Freight rates in all tanker market segments have weakened considerably in 2005, despite increasing oil demand. At our AGM market session in Athens in April, the consensus was that the tanker market would depend on the strength of oil demand as the fleet development was more or less given. The owners were therefore advised to watch the world economy, which to a great extent would influence oil...... More







    Tankertrends, 5 August 2005 - MARPOL Annex VI already revisited TradeWinds, 12 August 2005 – Owners fight Malacca decision   ... More