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No. 03/2007

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19.01.2007

ILO's Maritime Labour Convention – equivalent impact to SOLAS, MARPOL and STCW?

A recent evening seminar organised by lawyers Ince and Co., with Clive Harrison of Döhle ( Isle of Man ) and Albert Levy of Ince and Co. as keynote speakers, alerted owners to the likely consequences of the soon-to-be introduced International Labour Organization (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention.   Main consequences - detention In summary, the Convention consolidates existing internationally...... More

19.01.2007

Report urges holistic view of fatigue

In an ITF-commissioned report made by Cardiff University 's Centre for Occupational and Health Psychology Fatigue, working conditions are cited as one of the reasons why many young seafarers leave the sea at an early stage.   Despite many examples of work-related death, injury and ill-health among seafarers pointing to fatigue as a cause, the issue is not being properly tackled, the report...... More

19.01.2007

Concern at increase in number of tanker incidents reported in 2006

      2007 2006 2005   2004 2003 2002 dwt range Total % Total % Total % Total % Total % Total % Below 10,000 9 43% 138 52% 69 43% 32 23% 36 27% 59 40% 10-29,999 1 5% 33 13% 34 21% 34 24% 38 29% 26 17% 30-99,999 7 33% 63 24% 40 25% 51 36% 40 31% 38 26% 100,000+ 4 19% 30 11% 18 11% 23 16% 17 13% 26 17% Total 21 100% 264 100% 161 100% 140 100% 131 100% 149 100%   INTERTANKO records all reported...... More

19.01.2007

REPSOL - New Vetting Rules and Procedures 2007

REPSOL has advised us that it has revised its document "REPSOL YPF Vetting Rules & Procedures", which contains the vetting requirements for REPSOL. This revised document dated January 2007 may be accessed here .   All aspects of the document should be carefully reviewed by members but particular attention is drawn to section 1.14 'Inert gas and vapour return systems' which states:   " All...... More

19.01.2007

PETRONAS - New Vetting Contact details

Members are advised that the telephone and fax numbers of Petronas Maritime Services Sdn Bhd   ( PMSSB) were changed on 15 January 2007 from "603-2275 - XXXX" to "603 - 2783 - XXXX".   The PETRONAS ship vetting department may be contacted as follows:                                                                         SHIP VETTING DEPARTMENT                             Email:msdgroup@petrona...... More

19.01.2007

The Associate Members Committee (AMC) met in London

The Associate Members Committee (AMC) recently conducted its 21st meeting in London . Click here to view the outline of the agenda.   In accordance with what has become normal practice, all associate members had, prior to the meeting, been given the opportunity to comment or submit additional items for the agenda. The AMC will continue to scrutinise how a more active interaction with the...... More

19.01.2007

Minutes of INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Committee meeting now available

We are pleased to advise that the minutes of the last INTERTANKO Chemical Tanker Committee (CTC# 27) are now available on our web site and can be accessed here .   Contact : Howard Snaith ... More

19.01.2007

DIARY

  • 25 January 2007 – INTERTANKO Insurance & Legal Committee meeting, London.
  • 30 January 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 7 February 2007 - Joint Chemical Tanker Committee & Chemical Tanker Sub-Committee (Americas) meeting, Houston
  • 8-9 February 2007 – Latin American Panel meeting, Panama
  • 12 February 2007 – INTERTANKO IT Committee Meeting, London
  • 21 February 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 19 March 2007 - North American Panel meeting, Stamford, CT.
  • 26 March 2007 - Executive Committee meeting, Houston TX
  • 26-27 March 2007 - Council meeting, Houston TX
  • 27 March 2007 – Human Element in Shipping Committee, Houston TX
  • 26-28 March 2007 - Annual Tanker Event, Houston TX
  • 29 March 2007 - Tanker Chartering Seminar - Houston
  • 15 May 2007 - Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar, Athens
  • 16 May, 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting Athens
  • 16 May 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 30 May 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 4 July 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 18 October 2007 - Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 14 November 2007 – INTERTANKO / INTERCARGO U.K. Members' Luncheon Seminar, London
  • 21 November 2007 – Half day (p.m.) Vetting Seminar Hong Kong, China
  • 22 November 2007 - Vetting Committee meeting, Hong Kong, China
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19.01.2007

INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

NEW PUBLICATION * 'Vetting Clauses - A Practical Guide' * NEW PUBLICATION

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19.01.2007

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Lloyd's List, 16 January 2007 - Tough time ahead for marine fuel Lloyd's List, 16 January 2007 – Stern report started from flawed premises   ... More