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No. 27/2007

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06.07.2007

Increase in tanker incidents recorded as information is received from more sources

INTERTANKO is continuously looking for statistics and other information that can be used to demonstrate and benchmark industry performance and that can be used by the tanker industry improve safety operations and environmental protection.   The best and most reliable information we have are the pollution figures from the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF) which show that...... More

06.07.2007

EMSA adopts action plan for hazardous and noxious substances

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has adopted its Action Plan for Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS), which provides a concise overview of existing structures for HNS pollution response at national, regional and international levels.   The adoption of the Plan will allow EMSA to strengthen existing EU preparedness and response capabilities, which is timely following the entry into...... More

06.07.2007

INTERTANKO Lifeboat User Group gains momentum

As reported in Weekly NEWS 17/2007 , dated 27 April 2007, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO have established a "Lifeboat User Group" together with ILAMA ( International Life-saving Appliance Manufacturers Association). We are very pleased to note that the forum is now beginning to gather momentum and gain wider recognition among the shipping press, and in particular in magazines targeting seafarers. Th...... More

06.07.2007

Environmental concerns raised at Solent meeting

Local and regional concerns for the environment, port and ship standards, were among the many items raised by members of the UKs Solent Protection Society (SPS) following a presentation on “Tanker Shipping Today” by INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr Peter Swift ( click here for slides).   Swift spoke of the industrys objective of providing safe, secure, reliable and efficient shipping; illustrati...... More

06.07.2007

IMO publishes report of the 44th Session of GESAMP/EHS Working Group

The 44th Session of the GESAMP Working Group on the Evaluation of the Hazards of Harmful Substances Carried by Ships (EHS 44) was held at IMO Headquarters in London 30 April to 4 May 2007. The agenda for EHS 44 included: 1.        Adoption of the agenda 2.        Matters arising from IMO and other Organizations relevant to the activities of the Working Group 3.        Evaluation of new products...... More

06.07.2007

Replacement of ship Deratting Certificate/Deratting Exemption Certificate

Implementation of World Health Organisations (WHO) Ship Sanitation Control Exemption Certificate/Ship Sanitation Control Certificate. The International Health Regulations (2005), (IHR-2005). entered into force on 15 June 2007. Among the provisions that apply to conveyances is a new Ship Sanitation Control Exemption Certificate/Ship Sanitation Control Certificate (SSCEC/SSCC). These certificates...... More

06.07.2007

INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO UK Members Luncheon on 11 July will focus on the human element

The next lunch forum for U.K.-based INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO members is scheduled for Wednesday, 11 July 2007 from 12.00 to 14.30 at at St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD.     Speaker 1:   Minerva R. Alfonso , UK Regional Manager, INTERTANKO   Brief introduction; outline of the initiatives and the progress of the INTERTANKO Human Element in Shipping Committees main areas of work. ...... More

06.07.2007

Record US commercial crude oil stocks as domestic production sinks to 1940s levels

US commercial crude oil stocks recently (22 June) passed 350 m barrels, the highest level since May 1998. US crude oil imports up to 22 June were, however, only marginally (+0.4%) above the same period last year.   At the same time US gasoline imports have averaged 1.06 mbd this year so far, which is some 7.5% below the import levels for the same period in 2006. Gasoline stocks are low but the...... More

06.07.2007

DIARY

[ Please note that INTERTANKO Committee meetings are for committee members only and are not open to other members. ]   11 July 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London The next lunch forum for U.K.-based INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO members is scheduled for Wednesday, 11 July 2007 from 12.00 to 14.30 at St Clare House, 30-33 Minories, London EC3N 1DD. Subject matter will...... More

06.07.2007

INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

2006/7 publications catalogue   INTERTANKOs 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   Contact: Sally...... More

06.07.2007

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Deniz Haber, 27 th June - Poseidon Challenge Award ... More

06.07.2007

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Deniz Haber, 2 nd July -   Turkish Maritime Awards ... More