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Friday, December 15, 2017

No. 07/2000

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18.02.2000

CORRECTION: SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER FENDERS. NEW STANDARDS IN THE OFFING

Further to last week’s Weekly NEWS No 06/2000, unfortunately there was an error in the first sentence of the article. The words “unenviably high” should have read “enviably low”. We apologise to our readers for any inconvience this error may have caused.... More

18.02.2000

RISK MINIMISATION GUIDELINES FOR SHUTTLE TANKER OPERATIONS WORLD WIDE

The Risk Minimisation Guidelines have been produced for those who are involved in worldwide offshore shuttle tanker operations. They will also be of benefit to oil companies and regulators with an interest in the shuttle tanker sector.... More

18.02.2000

REGISTER NOW! MONTE CARLO TANKER EVENT

Preparations are well under way for the ‘millennium’ Tanker Event which will take place in Monte Carlo on 9 – 13 April. ... More

18.02.2000

IACS SEEKS IN DEPTH MEASURES AS FOLLOW UP ON ERIKA

IACS Extraordinary Council meeting on 16 February has decided on a number of other measures in the wake of Erika accident, and which could be briefly summarised as follows:... More

18.02.2000

EXXON TO CHANGE VETTING CRITERIA POST ERIKA AND MOVE VETTING BASE FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO LEATHERHEAD?

The French Government announcements on use of tankers in their waters are still being considered by charterers’ vetting departments, but it is alleged that Exxon are to change their vetting approval process. ... More

18.02.2000

IMO’S LIST OF NATIONAL OPERATIONAL CONTACT POINTS IN EVENT OF AN INCIDENT

INTERTANKO has a copy of the most recent IMO Marine and Environmental Protection Committee circular 5. This is the list which hascontains the up- to- date List of the Nnational Ooperational Ccontact Ppoints responsible for the receipt, transmission and processing of urgent reports on incidents involving harmful substances, including oil from ships to coastal states. ... More

18.02.2000

NEW TAX LEGISLATION DUE TO APPLY IN AUSTRALIA 1 JULY 2000

INTERTANKO has received information from INCHCAPE SHIPPING SERVICES (ISS),Chatswood on the New Tax Legislation which is due to apply in Australia from 1 July 2000. ... More

18.02.2000

TRANSIT OF SELAT RUPAT CHANNEL (DUMAI)

INTERTANKO member hashas been informed that some of the navigational buoys in this channel are allegedly missing or dislocated and that the majority of buoys are currently unlit. ... More

18.02.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

Lloyd’s List, 14 February 2000 “French tanker safety charter is far more than just a quick fix” Lloyd’s List, 17 February 2000 “DNV Petroleum Services wins libel battle against CBC” TradeWinds, 18 February 2000 “INTERTANKO recruits two ” Sea trends Weekly , 18 February 2000 “French play politics with charter” ... More

18.02.2000

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

18.02.2000

HARBOUR SAFETY COMMITTEES - PROGRESS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY NATIONAL CONFERENCE

This is a vital gathering of those in the best position to deal effectively with managing US ports in the 21st Century. ... More

18.02.2000

NACE COURSES ON CORROSION AND COATINGS

Due to an increase in demand for technically trained and certified corrosion personnel, the International Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) will be offering corrosion and coatings courses in Europe and Asia during the year 2000.... More

18.02.2000

CRIMINALIZATION OF ACCIDENTS

A New environmental law enters the UAE (United Arab Emirate) statute books, and includes a maximum sentence of death for 'extreme' offences, such as dumping of nuclear waste in UAE waters, and fines of up to $2.7M for lesser offences.... More