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No. 36/2005

  • 14 September – regional Members' Forum in Rome
  • 15 September – informal CPR meeting in Richmond
  • 15-16 September – Executive Committee, Petersham Hotel, Richmond (London)
  • 20 September – INTERTANKO Technical Seminar, Mumbai
  • 23-24 September – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC), Limassol
  • 29 September - Associate Members Committee, Greenwich (Conn.)
  • 3 October – Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee of the Americas (CTSCA), League City
  • 4 October – North American Panel, Wyndham Greenspoint, Houston
  • 5-6 October – Seatrade Maritime London
  • 12 October - INTERTANKO Documentary Committee, London
  • 13 October - INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee, London
  • 18 October – Bunker Sub-Committee, London
  • 18 - 22 October - FONASBA Annual Meeting, Tokyo
  • 24 October – Latin America Panel, Miami
  • 24 October – Vetting Seminar, Miami
  • 25 October – Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 9 November – CPR meeting in London
  • 10-11 November – INTERTANKO Council, London
  • 24 November – Chemical Tanker Committee
  • 30 November - Vetting Committee, Singapore
  • 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
  • ... More

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    09.09.2005

    IMO and the Government of Indonesia host meeting on the Straits of Malacca and Singapore

    This week the IMO and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia jointly hosted the Jakarta Meeting on the Straits of Malacca and Singapore – Enhancing Safety, Security and Environmental Protection . INTERTANKO's General Counsel & Regional Manager John Fawcett-Ellis participated. This meeting followed the Fourth Tripartite Ministerial Meeting of the Littoral States on the Straits of Malacca an...... More

    09.09.2005

    Marine Electronic Highway Project – Agreements signed

    The IMO-led initiative of the Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) for the Straits of Malacca and Singapore made further progress on 8 September in Jakarta when the littoral states of Malaysia , Indonesia and Singapore and the IMO signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Implementation of the regional MEH demonstration project. Also signed by the three littoral states was a Memorandum of Agreeme...... More

    09.09.2005

    New Orleans, Mississippi River and Gulf Coast updates

    Following the recent tragedies in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the situation regarding the Mississippi River is changing continually. We therefore draw to members' attention that the Mississippi River Maritime Association (MRMA) is operating a functional web site http://www.mrma.ws/mrma/default.asp with up-to-date information as well as contact points.    The MRMA web site...... More

    09.09.2005

    IMO Guidelines to PSC officers examining for CAS compliance

    The IMO has issued MEPC Circ. 479 . providing guidelines for port state control (PSC) officers conducting examinations for compliance with the condition assessment scheme (CAS).   Note that a single hull tanker of 15 years of age and above will need to have a CAS Statement of Compliance at its first Intermediate or Renewal Survey on or after 5 April 2005 .    Note too that single hull tankers...... More

    09.09.2005

    No heavy grade oils onboard Portuguese single hull tankers

    In a recent communication to IMO MEPC Circ. 476 , the Portuguese Maritime Administration advises that it will refrain from granting extensions under the new Regulation 13H of Annex I of the MARPOL Convention. In other words, no heavy grade oils (HGOs) are permitted onboard Portuguese single hull tankers, irrespective of whether they have double sides or double bottoms.    Although not mentioned...... More

    09.09.2005

    Panama Canal – tug escorts to be assigned for ‘extended’ single-hull tankers

    The Panama Canal Authority has issued Advisory No. 30 of 2005  stating that single-hull tankers operating under extensions granted in accordance with revised Regulation 13G or new Regulation 13H of Annex I of the MARPOL Convention will be escorted by at least one tug during certain portions of the transit of Panama Canal waters, depending on the size of the tanker.   Contact : Joe Angelo ... More

    09.09.2005

    INTERTANKO Technical Seminar later this month in Mumbai tackles and discusses crucial environmental issues

    Crucial environmental issues which are to be the subject of upcoming international regulations will form the topics for presentations by the INTERTANKO secretariat and for discussion by our members and associate members at the Association's Technical Seminar in Mumbai on 20 September 2005 .    The new Ballast Water Convention, ship recycling, air pollution and greenhouse gases, and emissions of...... More

    09.09.2005

    Accident with inert gas leading to the death of the ship’s master

    An LPG/ethylene tanker insured with Gard was being prepared for dry-docking following a discharge of ethylene. In order to arrive at the yard with breathable air in the cargo tanks, purging and gas-freeing operations were carried out. However after breathing problems following tank entry, an AB survived but the Master died. Full details of the incident and proposed corrective actions are...... More

    09.09.2005

    Accumulation of carbon monoxide in ship’s cargo tanks from coconut oil

    It appears that there has been another incident concerning the accumulation of carbon monoxide in a ship's cargo tank, this time involving crude coconut oil.    After the discharge of a parcel of crude coconut oil, during sweeping operations, the men who had entered the tank suffered some difficulties in breathing and immediately exited it. Investigations revealed that the carbon monoxide level...... More

    09.09.2005

    INTERTANKO members invited to attend Amsterdam ship finance conference as guests of organiser and banks

    The markets and market forecasting, the capital markets and lessons learned, the future relationship between capital providers and shipowners will all be under discussion at the Mare Forum Ship Finance conference 27 October in Amsterdam . INTERTANKO full members are invited to attend the one-day conference as guests of Mare Forum and the Dutch banks. Associate members will benefit from a 15%...... More

    09.09.2005

    Three plausible outcomes for oil and natural gas supply

    In its latest short-term forecast the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) revises upwards its previous estimate of the oil price to USD 51 per barrel in 2005 and USD 56.4 per barrel in 2006. The need for oil imports it revises downwards to 12.2 million barrels per day (mbd) in 2005 (up 0.1 mbd on 2004) and 12.1 mbd in 2006. This includes the need for Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPR)....... More

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    09.09.2005

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    TradeWinds Weekly, 2 September 2005 - Intertanko gets BPbuddy Lloyd's List, 5 September 2005 – JWC broadens Malacca input Lloyd's List, 8 September 2005 - Malacca Strait stakeholders join forces on IMO safety scheme Numast Telegraph, September 2005 - Owners launch bid to lift tanker industry's image Lloyd's List, 9 September 2005 - Nations unite on Malacca security pact Lloyd's List, 9 Septembe...... More