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Thursday, December 14, 2017

No. 05/2000

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04.02.2000

PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY ON THE RISE

Piracy and Armed Robbery worldwide were up by 40% last year compared to 1998, totaling 285 reported attacks, according to the International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Annual Report. ... More

04.02.2000

PIRACY - ADVICE TO ALL SHIPS

IMB advises to take extra caution at all ports/waters in Indonesia, Gelasa Str, Bangka Str, Sunda Str, Bangkok Bar, Manila Bay, Singapore Str, Philip Channel, Sprattly Islands, Chittagong Roads, Colombo ports, Gulf of Aden/Somali coast, Soctra Is. And West African ports.... More

04.02.2000

SOUTH KOREA BOOSTING OIL IMPORTS

South Korea increased oil consumption by 10% to 2.15 mbd in 1999, according to PIW. ... More

04.02.2000

ACCEPTANCE OF CONDITIONS OF CLASS

Dagfinn Lunde and Dragos Rauta had a meeting with DnV on 1 February where the problem of acceptance of conditions of class raised with IACS was discussed. ... More

04.02.2000

SUCCESSFUL INTERTANKO SEMINAR ON FPSO LIABILITY ISSUES

A well-attended INTERTANKO seminar on FPSO liability issues was arranged at the Baltic Exchange in London on Friday 28 January 2000. A good cross-section of industry interests, including both FPSO operators and industry associations, were present and contributed to the discussions.... More

04.02.2000

CONTINUED HIGH DEMOLITION ACTIVITY THROUGHOUT THIS YEAR

“Continued high demolition activity throughout this year,” says P.F. Bassøe Shipbrokers, who ask whether the improvement in rates end January “is a short-lived party for the owners”. ... More

04.02.2000

MEETING WITH THE US ENERGY SECRETARY BILL RICHARDSON IN OSLO

INTERTANKO's Managing Director, Dagfinn Lunde received an invitation from the American Embassy to join Secretary Richardson for a breakfast meeting on 1 February together with American Oil and Banking interests in Norway.... More

04.02.2000

NEW ASSOCIATE MEMBER THIS WEEK

We are pleased to inform you that Worms Services Maritimes (Paris) have applied to join INTERTANKO as an associate member ... More

04.02.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

1 February 2000: Singapore Shipping Times “Sinking of tanker Erika reinforces need for better co-ordination of inspections, says class society chairman” 4 February 2000: Tradewinds “INTERTANKO calls for class shake-up” 4 February 2000:  Tradewinds “Why IMO could be doomed by Erika” ... More

04.02.2000

INTERTANKO'S NEWS DESK

INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS was launched on 8 December 1999 as an attempt to provide a timely and cost effective communication with our Members and Associate Members. ... More

04.02.2000

IT COMMITTEE MEETING

The next IT Committee meeting is now scheduled for Friday, 18 February 2000, instead of the originally planned 11 February, from 14.00 - 18.00 at the Baltic Exchange, 38 St. Mary Axe, London. For more details, contact Minerva Alfonso Tel: +65 333 4007, Fax +65 333 5004 minerva.alfonso@intertanko.com ... More

04.02.2000

PETROBRAS ADMITS BLAME

Petrobras have admitted that an error in the PE-2 pipeline project had been responsible for the greatest environmental disaster in Guanabara Bay. ... More

04.02.2000

LAW AND OIL SPILLAGE

The sad oil spillage by Petrobras in Guanabara Bay also demands from Congress a brake in proliferation of provisory measures (MP). ... More

04.02.2000

CAUSE FOR OPTIMISM IN THE TANKER MARKETS?

In their last monthly report Fearnleys indicate that there are several signs, such as increased scrapping, that give cause for optimism in the tanker market and they expect a strengthening of rates towards the end of the year.... More