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No. 22/2000

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02.06.2000

AMENDMENTS TO TEST IN THE NOX TECHNICAL CODE

We are in receipt of the IMO (International Maritime Organization) MEPC/Cir. 369 on the above.... More

02.06.2000

B S & N LTD V MICARDO SHIPPING LTD (THE "SEAFLOWER")

English High Court considers vetting clause - Charterers' termination of time charter invalid... More

02.06.2000

NATIONAL MERCHANT MARINE RENEWAL LAW

The National Legislative Commission (Congresillo) of Venezuela has approved the National Merchant Marine Renewal Law. The most important aspects of this new legal instrument worth drawing your attention to are the following:... More

02.06.2000

IACS RECONFIRMED THEIR DETERMINATION TO CONTINUE TO FIGHT SUB-STANDARD SHIPS – PRS suspended from IACS

At its meeting in Hamburg on the 31 May and 1 June 2000, the IACS Council concentrated amongst other topics on the two recent serious ship accidents ERIKA and LEADER L.... More

02.06.2000

MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER VOICES CONCERN AT REEMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL OIL OLIGOPOLY

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, opened the Asia Oil & Gas 2000 conference in Kuala Lumpur on 29 May with a keynote speech in which he warned of the dangers that the new mega-sized oil companies pose to populations worldwide and to the environment if their drive to improve profits by gaining greater control of the industry is allowed to go unchecked.... More

02.06.2000

NEW PROPOSED IRS REGULATIONS FOR SECTION 883 EXEMPTION

We have previously reported on new proposed IRS regulations for Section 883 Exemption and we have further developments to report.... More

02.06.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

SeaborneCommerceASIA, 29 May 2000 ‘At the Helm, Hirohiko Tanaka, Managing Director, Mitsui-OSK Lines (MOL) – VLCC Market Seen Stable to 2002’ Singapore Shipping Times, 1 June 2000 ‘IMO turns eye to ships' waste’ Tecnologie & Trasporti Mare, May 2000 ‘ INTERTANKO, world conference of tanker owners’ Lloyd’s List, 2 June 2000, ‘Black boxes at sea: overdue or overrated?’ ... More

02.06.2000

Advertising Opportunities in the Weekly NEWS!

What is the Weekly NEWS? INTERTANKO launched the Weekly NEWS service to enhance the communication with the membership on INTERTANKO and industry issues. The Weekly NEWS provides short, up-to-the-minute news items about pertinent developments within INTERTANKO’s work programme and the tanker industry in a cost effective and timely manner. Since its launch on 8 December 1999, the Weekly NEWS has...... More

02.06.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to over 800. To ensure we continue to provide the best possible service, we would appreciate receiving your comments/recommendations to improve this service. In addition, we would be grateful if you would let us know if you would prefer INTERTANKO's Weekly NEWS to be sent to an alternative e-mail...... More

02.06.2000

NEW REQUIREMENT FROM AUTHORITIES AT NOVOROSSIYSK

We refer to our P&T 3/99 regarding VAT exemption for agency services to foreign flag vessels in Russian ports.  Russian taxation authorities in Novorossiysk require agencies rendering this service to have a signed and stamped bill from the master. This bill is provided by the agent and contains agency expenses only .  In case an agency fails to produce such a bill to the taxation authority, 20%...... More

02.06.2000

PANAMA CANAL UPDATE

Further to our Weekly NEWS No. 21/00, work on the locks was completed 27 May at 0800.  Although authorities are scheduling max amount of vessels, the following delays are likely to be encountered: About 4 days for vessels with beam exceeding 91 feet and/or cargo/draught restricted. About 3 days with less than 91 feet beam and not restricted. Normal traffic is anticipated next week. Source: C....... More

02.06.2000

DRASTIC PORT COST INCREASE AT AL BAKR OIL TERMINAL, IRAQ

Based on advice from the Iraq State Co. for Water Transport, Basrah, several of our members report that as from 1 June 2000 the port costs at Al Bakr Oil Terminal, Iraq have increased drastically. ... More