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No. 26/2006

  • 21 June – Executive Committee meeting, London
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  • 31 August – Documentary Committee meeting, Stavanger
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  • 19 September - Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
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  • 3 October – Vetting Committee meeting, London
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    29.06.2006

    More tanker ‘incidents’ during first half 2006 – but mainly involving small tankers and little significant pollution

      Tanker incidents 2006 Type cause Total % Built Total % dwt range Total % Collision 46 36% Unknown 7 6% Below 10,000 65 51% Grounding 22 17% 1970s 13 10% 10-29,999 16 13% Fire/Explosion 11 9% 1980s 36 28% 30-99,999 34 27% Hull and machinery 27 21% 1990s 41 32% 100,000+ 13 10% Misc 21 17% 2000s 31 24%       Hostilties 1 1%             Total 128 100% Total 128 100% Total 128 100% The number of...... More

    29.06.2006

    The Panama Canal Authority responds further on minimum draught requirements for SBT tanker transits

    Reference is made to previous articles on this matter, the most recent in Weekly NEWS No. 22 dated 2 June 2006.   INTERTANKO has received furth er input on the issues of “permanent waivers”, possible denial of transit and extra cost for additional tug service. Click here to view the letter.   Furth er input from members related to the above issues would still be encouraged. Source: Panama Canal...... More

    29.06.2006

    Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) demonstration project approved by the World Bank Board

    The Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) demonstration project led by the IMO, which will include a new survey of part of the Straits of Malacca and the production of electronic navigational charts, has now been given the seal of approval by the World Bank. Earlier this month, approval was obtained from the World Bank Board and on 19 June 2006 the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund Grant...... More

    29.06.2006

    Brazilian ballast water management plan postponed

    Further to our previous article in Weekly NEWS No. 47/2005 on the issue of the Brazilian regulations requiring ships to have on board a flag-state-approved ballast water management plan (BWMP), this was postponed until 30 June 2006. For vessels from a flag state that has not ratified the BWM Convention the plan must be approved by a “Letter of Compliance” from Class.    Information from Brazil ...... More

    29.06.2006

    July joint INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO members’ lunch focuses on fatigue as part of the human element

    The next members’ lunch in London for UK-based INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO members will focus on the issue of human fatigue. It will take place on Wednesday 12 July 2006 from 12.00 to 14.30 at our London office. A brief presentation on the human element, which will focus on the issue of fatigue, will be given by Steve Goodwin of DNV Maritime Solutions, followed by a question and answer session....... More

    29.06.2006

    United Kingdom Immigration visa requirements

    Members are reminded that the U.K. Immigration Service has in force requirements for certain nationalities to hold entry visas for the UK before arrival in the U.K.   The U.K. Government has provided a web site indicating which nationalities require entry visas and this site can be accessed here .    The requirement for visas does not apply to crew members but it is important to note that it do...... More

    29.06.2006

    Record U.S. gasoline imports - EIA

      4 week period No. Year – figures in million barrels per day – mbd 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 1 0.597 0.696 0.712 0.737 0.629 0.661 0.971 2 0.521 0.594 0.650 0.734 0.697 0.908 1.176 3 0.586 0.611 0.725 0.863 0.833 0.971 1.135 4 0.463 0.596 0.814 1.005 1.131 0.966 1.108 5 0.620 0.742 0.960 1.047 0.816 1.072 1.436 6 0.578 0.719 0.733 0.838 0.907 0.997 1.361 7 0.502 0.664 0.862 1.003 1.05...... More

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