CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN IN ITALY

As previously reported, a concentrated inspection campaign, aimed at the inspection of the structural safety of oil tankers more than 15 years old and over 3000 GT, is being carried out in Italy between 27 May and 31 October 2002. We have received a response to our communication with the Italian PSC authorities. Members are requested to advise us directly if they are experiencing difficulties resulting from this campaign, such as delays, additional costs, operational difficulties, etc.

As advised in our article in Weekly News No. 22 of 31 May 2002, the concentrated inspection campaign in Italy, aimed at the inspection of the structural safety of oil tankers more than 15 years old and over 3000 GT, is being carried out between 27 May and 31 October 2002.

Click here to download a copy of the Italian PSC authorities’ letter in response to our communication of 28 May.

We will remain in dialogue with the Italian PSC authorities and request members to advise us directly if they are experiencing difficulties resulting from this campaign, such as delays, additional costs, operational difficulties etc.

Contact: Howard Snaith, howard.snaith@intertanko.com