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Thursday, December 14, 2017

No. 09/2000

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03.03.2000

GENERIC APPEAL LETTER TO THE USCG REGARDING PSC INSPECTIONS

Following a US Coast Guard inspection, a ship master may find that his vessel is subject to a so-called Coast Guard intervention. An intervention is effectively an administrative finding of a breach of the regulations on the part of the vessel.... More

03.03.2000

UPDATE ON SEABORNE OIL TRADE

Fearnleys Review is a reliable source of reference for information on the tanker market and has a long history. Fearnley’s Review 1999 sees changing in trading patterns for product tankers and says that these are already beginning to have an impact, for example the reduction in the trade from the Middle East to India. ... More

03.03.2000

OIL PRICES

According to PIW, The Energy Intelligence Group believes that oil prices will remain high even if oil supplies are boosted this spring. ... More

03.03.2000

EC MEETING ON ERIKA – BRUSSELS DISCUSSES ITS POST-ERIKA PROPOSALS WITH INDUSTRY

On 1 March 2000 the European Commission (EC) presented its proposals, which are aimed at improving maritime safety and pollution prevention in European waters in the aftermath of the Erika spill, to an audience of representatives from industry and professional organisations. ... More

03.03.2000

SINGAPORE MEMBERS HOLD POST-ERIKA DISCUSSION

INTERTANKO members based in Singapore held a meeting 28 February specifically to discuss issues arising from the Erika accident. There is increasing concern about how unilateral measures implemented elsewhere in the world, particularly in the US and Europe, could adversely affect shipping safety standards in Asia. ... More

03.03.2000

INTERTANKO SUBMISSION ON EU SINGLE HULL PHASE-OUT PROPOSALS

INTERTANKO has written to the European Commission in response to its proposals for new EU legislation, issued in a Communication, on the accelerated phasing-in of double hull standards for single hull tankers sailing to, from and between European ports. ... More

03.03.2000

APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

LUKTrans Shipping Company Limited have applied to join INTERTANKO as an Associate Member ... More

03.03.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

Lloyd’s List, 1 March 2000, ‘IACS must recognise the need to get real’ Lloyd’s List, 3 March 2000, ‘Palacio defends Erika initiative’ ... More

03.03.2000

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

03.03.2000

AGAIN A DOUBLE CHARGING SITUATION IN NOVOROSSIYSK HAS DEVELOPED

Several reports have been sent to INTERTANKO by members and local sources informing us that as from 22 February 2000 the pilotage dues are going to be charged twice by two separate authorities in Novorossiysk.... More

03.03.2000

TAX DEMANDED FOR STEVEDORING SERVICE IN ANGOLA

In our circular Ports & Terminals No. 11/1997 we wrote an article regarding demanded "pipeline charges" for loading crude at the Soyo Terminal, Angola. ... More

03.03.2000

NEW PROPOSED US TAX REGULATIONS UNDER SECTION 883

Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 06/2000 dated 11 February, we would like to point out that the regulations target those foreign companies engaged in lightering service in the US Gulf (both the companies that hire vessels to lighter the cargo from the high seas to a US port and the operators of such vessels) by saying that the income earned from these lightering activities does not...... More