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No. 11/2007

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16.03.2007

ONLY ONE WEEK to go until THE Tanker Event of the Year – Register Now!

Please see below a comprehensive list of speakers at the numerous sessions which cover technical, LNG, chemicals/biofuels, vetting and tanker market … as well as the second Poseidon Challenge Day offering an impressive line-up of top decision-makers from many links in the chain of responsibility.   After each day-programme, there will be ample opportunity for further networking during our eveni...... More

16.03.2007

In support of the U.S. Federal Government, INTERTANKO and industry coalition submit appeal of District Court decision on ballast water discharges

On 12 March 2007 INTERTANKO, as part of an industry coalition (also including the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA), the American Waterways Operators (AWO), the World Shipping Council (WSC), the Lake Carriers Association (LCA) and the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)), submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals an appeal of the U.S. District Court’s decision requiring the U.S....... More

16.03.2007

Voluntary fund scheme tabled for Malacca and Singapore Straits

At a Symposium held earlier this week in Kuala Lumpur , three institutes representing the littoral states, together with the Nippon Foundation, tabled and agreed that a voluntary fund was the way forward for ensuring the maintenance and replacement of aids to navigation in the Malacca and Singapore Straits .   The Symposium on the Enhancement of Safety of Navigation and the Environmental...... More

16.03.2007

Amendments to IMO instruments soon entering into force

The Maritime Safety Committee at its 82 nd session (MSC 82) in Nov/Dec 2006 adopted various amendments to existing regulations. The Resolutions containing those amendments are now available, including the following:   Entering into force 1 April 2007: MSC Resolution 228 (82) containing revised guidelines for the prevention and suppression of the smuggling of drugs, psychotropic substances and...... More

16.03.2007

IMO update - Casualty Analysis Report (Inert Gas Applications) from DE 50

The Design & Equipment Sub-committee of the IMO (DE 50) included Casualty Analysis on its agenda when it met last week in London .   This entailed further discussions pertaining to the Inter-Industry Group (ICS, IAPH, IACS, CEFIC, OCIMF, INTERTANKO, IPTA) submissions to the Marine Safety Committee (MSC 82 in December 2006) regarding its study on reported incidents of explosions on chemical and...... More

16.03.2007

DE 50 to draft guidelines for accommodation ladders

The IMO’s Sub-committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE) discussed various proposals for an amendment to the SOLAS regulation on “Means of embarkation”, and associated “Guidelines for construction, maintenance and inspection of accommodation ladders and gangways”.   Further, the Sub-committee decided to draft “ Guidelines for construction, maintenance and inspection of accommodation ladders an...... More

16.03.2007

INTERTANKO cadet berth availability survey closing date 31st of March

INTERTANKO is undertaking various initiatives to try and increase the supply of competent manpower within the industry as a priority item.   Prompted by concern in the industry regarding the reduction in the number of young officers going to sea, INTERTANKO's Human Element in Shipping Committee (HEiSC) has been tasked, i.a., with promoting a career at sea among the younger generations. A key...... More

16.03.2007

IMO’s Sub-committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE 50) – lifeboats and MSC.1/Circ.1206

Prior to its 50 th session, the IMO’s Sub-committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE) had been tasked by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 82 -Dec 2006) to advise and consider how MSC.1/Circ.1206 could be made mandatory prior to 2010. It was also asked to develop guidance for the use of Recognised Organisations in the inspection and servicing of life-saving appliances (LSA), and advise MSC 83...... More

16.03.2007

TMSA benchmarking system remains fully available

Further to our earlier weekly news articles over the last few months we would like to remind members of the availability of our TMSA benchmarking database that is available to all members free of charge.   The benchmarking database is based on the Oil Companies’ International Marine Forum (OCIMF) TMSA and enables members to enter their own TMSA data in a confidential manner - i.e. no one else...... More

16.03.2007

CDI updates ISIS Triple 3 database

The Chemical Distribution Institute ( CDI) CDI is now entering the final stages of the change-over from the ( Integrated Ship Inspection System) ISIS Triple 3 database to the new ISIS -Web 7. Users please take note of the following final dates:   Thursday 15 March 2007 - Last date and time for requesting a 5 th Edition inspection. MRSCDI will adopt the 6 th Edition ISIS -Web 7 at 17:00 GMT on t...... More

16.03.2007

New Publications issued by the International Maritime Organization

The IMO has advised that a number of new editions have been published and are now available. As a result, the following publications are now obsolete:   IB100E: IBC Code, 1998 Edition IE210F: IMDG Code Supplement, 2004 French Edition IE210S: IMDG Code Supplement, 2004 Spanish Edition IA350E: FAL Convention, 1998 Edition IA353S: FAL Convention, 1998 Spanish Edition I646E: Pollution Prevention...... More

16.03.2007

Reminder - Modification to the Oil Record Book (Part I – Machinery space operations) mandatory as from 1 January 2007

As reported in our article in Weekly News No.1/2007 of 5 January 2007, t he revision of MARPOL Annex I (reference to the IMO Resolution MEPC 117(52)) entered into force on 1 January 2007. As stated in the article, c ertain changes have been introduced for the Oil Record Book (ORB) records and these changes became mandatory as from 1 January 2007.   Therefore, the users of the INTERTANKO ‘ Guide...... More

16.03.2007

INTERTANKO to support SASMEX 2007

INTERTANKO is participating in the Safety at Sea and Marine Equipment Seminar and Exhibition (SASMEX 2007) to be held 24-25 April in Brighton , U.K.   The Exhibition will showcase the latest in products, services and technology available to the international maritime community, while the Seminar will focus on evacuation systems, security, regulation, and training & education. Details of the...... More

16.03.2007

Record high tanker prices

Tanker prices are record high. Demand is the main price driver for shipbuilding, but rising costs are contributing to a rising minimum ‘base’ price level. The price of steel plate has more than doubled from some USD 330 per tonne in 2003 to USD 750 per tonne in 2007. Several equipment producers have increased their prices considerably and are experiencing delivery problems. Labour costs are als...... More

16.03.2007

Piracy Report

The following is a list of areas where an actual attack took place in the period 7 - 13 March 2007, as reported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre. A more detailed description of each incident can be found in the IMB website .   Recently reported incidents:   Luanda Inner Anchorage , Angola Sagar Anchorage , India (21:39.95N - 088:01.05E)   Kindly note that the...... More

16.03.2007

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Marine Log 12 March 2007 – Shipowners ask Panama Canal Authority to rethink toll increases Lloyd’s List, 12 March 2007 - Crews’ aid sought in safety design survey Lloyd’s List, 13 March 2007 - Owners unite to fight Panama expansion tolls ArabianBusiness.com, 13 March 2007 – Shipping groups raise Panama concerns   INTERTANKO’S WEEKLY NEWS DESK Since the replacement of the monthly printed circula...... More

16.03.2007

INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

2006/7 publications catalogue   INTERTANKO’s full publications catalogue for 2006/7 is available online as a downloadable pdf file https://www.intertanko.com/upload/15827/Publication.pdf   Three easy ways to order:   Download an this form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41 Send your order by e-mail to publications@intertanko.com Order directly from our online bookshop   ** ’Vetting...... More

16.03.2007

DIARY

[ Please note that INTERTANKO Committee meetings are for committee members only and are not open to other members. ]   19 March 2007 - North American Panel meeting, Stamford , CT. The next INTERTANKO North American Panel meeting will take place 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on 19 March 2007 in the Glen Room at the Westin Stamford Hotel, Stamford , Connecticut . (A continental breakfast and lunch will b...... More

16.03.2007

BUNKERS

Click here for Bunker Alert Ref: 11/2007 - High sulphur fuels in Fujairah and Khor Fakkan, UAE issued by DNV Petroleum Services Click here for Bunker Quality Report of 8 March 2007 issued by DNV Petroleum Services ... More