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No. 26/2000

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30.06.2000

CDI’S 12th BOARD MEETING 6 JUNE IN BRUSSELS

The Chemical Distribution Institute held its 12 Board meeting at the offices of CEFIC in Brussels. Mr. John Fields, Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Chemical Tanker Owners’ Advisory Group (CTOAG) and Dragos Rauta represented INTERTANKO and a few important items are reported. Please follow the link for a full copy of the meeting report For further information, mailto:dragos.rauta@intertanko.com ... More

30.06.2000

REPORT FROM THE EUROPEAN TRANSPORT COUNCIL MEETING, 26 JUNE 2000

The European Transport Council met in Luxembourg on 26 June to discuss post Erika issues. We have receive a report from Alfons Guinier of ECSA. Please follow the link to a copy of the report For further information, mailto:kristian.fuglesang@intertanko.com ... More

30.06.2000

EUROPEAN CRUDE OIL IMPORTS BY SOURCE

Over the last few years European crude oil imports from the Middle East have been reduced, whereas shorter-haul imports from within the European area have increased. This development, in the period 1995 to and including the first quarter of this year, is illustrated on the graph on the tanker market pages on our web site. Total European crude oil imports have been at a standstill since 1995. Th...... More

30.06.2000

NO CRUDE OIL SUPPLY GROWTH EXPECTED FROM THE NORTH SEA

According to Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW) 26 June 2000, UK and Norwegian crude oil production are expected to peak this year. In 2001, Norwegian oil production is expected to decline slightly to 3.21 mbd from 3.23 forecast for this year. In 2001, UK oil production is expected to decline for the third year in a row to 2.43 mbd from 2.56 this year. For further market information, please...... More

30.06.2000

AFRAMAX NORTH SEA RATES INCREASING

Spot rates for Aframaxes trading North Sea – UK Cont reached WS 210 (USD 49,500 per day) (27 June 2000), up from WS 162 (USD 35,000/day) (9 June). Average this year is some WS 155. WS graphs are available for selected trades: please visit the INTERTANKO tanker market pages on our web’s members' area. ... More

30.06.2000

DAILY MARKET INFORMATION ON INTERTANKO HOME PAGE

We are pleased to announce that daily Worldscale rates for selected tanker trades and spot oil prices are now available on our home page www.intertanko.com . The information is updated daily showing changes from the previous week and year. Further comprehensive market information may be found on the INTERTANKO tanker market pages on our web’s members' area. ... More

30.06.2000

PHASE OUT OF PRINTED MONTHLY CIRCULARS!

The set of seven monthly printed circulars sent to you by post are to be phased out with this month’s (June 2000) issue. The circulars are replaced by the e-mail Weekly NEWS.... More

30.06.2000

BLG5 - NOT MUCH PROGRESS ON REVISION OF MARPOL

The 5th session of the IMO’s sub-Committee on Bulk Liquid and Gases (BLG5) did not achieve too many of its initial goals. Before the meeting, it was perceived that that this session would be dedicated to conclude most of the revision of MARPOL Annex I. A brief revision of the discussions and the problems regarding this process are given below.... More

30.06.2000

COLLISION OF TWO VESSELS IN THE MARACAIBO LAKE CHANNEL

On 29 June 2000 at 1315 hours local time, a chemical tanker outbound from El Tablazo collided with a tanker outbound from Puerto Miranda in the proximity of the fairway buoy no. 57 (in front of Puerto Miranda).... More

30.06.2000

INTERTANKO STATEMENT ON CURRENT CHARTERERS VETTING ARRANGEMENTS

INTERTANKO, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners, representing over 2,000 tankers and 161 M ton Deadweight, would like to make the following clarification of international vetting practise and approval of tankers by the oil majors as is practised today, following the sinking of the Erika off the coast of France, on 12th December, 1999.... More

30.06.2000

APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Unified Messaging Systems AS have applied for associate membership this week. ... More

30.06.2000

SHIP FINANCE 2000 & TRANSPORT INTERNET WORLD CONFERENCE

INTERTANKO participated in the Ship Finance 2000 & Transport Internet World Conference, which was held in New York on 20 and 21 June 2000, organized by Marine Money, and aimed to address the latest developments in shipping finance and e-commerce. ... More

30.06.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

Fairplay Daily News, 26 June, ‘Dagfinn Lunde to leave Intertanko Lloyd’s List, 27 June, ‘Lunde quits Intertanko to return to ship finance’ Lloyd’s List, 27 June, ‘Picking the right time’ The Shipping Times, 28 June, ‘Intertanko MD quits’ Lloyd’s List, 28 June, ‘Success the measure of the Lunde role’ Lloyd’s List, 28 June, ‘Right man, right time Seatrends Web, 30 June ‘INTERTANKO-Challenging...... More

30.06.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to 1,025. 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

30.06.2000

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

30.06.2000

DRY DOCK SUNK IN CALCASIEU RIVER (LA)

The dry dock sank at Lat. 30 05 N, Long. 93 19 W in Calcasieu River off Lake Charles when an attempt was made to lift an LPG carrier. The vessel was undamaged in the incident but the dock has partially blocked the entrance channel to Lake Charles.... More

30.06.2000

REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS RETURN SYSTEMS ON SHIPS, AS OF 1 JANUARY 2001, IN GOTHENBURG OIL HARBOUR

Sweden has ratified MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI. This means that all ships which load volatile products, e.g motorgasoline, in Swedish waters shall be equipped with a vapour return system. This is so that the ships can transport these gases to a vapour-recovery-unit on land (VRU).... More

30.06.2000

Panama - Inspections of chemical tankers

Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No.19/2000 , the Panama Canal Authority has provided the following advice:   “The Panama Canal Authority has an inspection program whose main objective is to verify the condition of operational equipment on transiting vessels. Details of this program can be obtained by accessing our web page: www.pancanal.com/eng/maritime/notices ("Marine Notice to Shipping...... More

30.06.2000

Iraq - Port cost at Al Bakr Oil Terminal. Threat of blacklisting

Reference is made to our articles in WEEKLY NEWS Nos. 22 and 23/2000. According to information from the Sanctions Committee of the UN, THE NEW TARIFF FOR PORT COSTS IS ILLEGAL. Iraq is not allowed under the UN Sanction to earn foreign currency such as the arrangement made in Amman, Jordan. Iraq is on the other hand allowed to receive payments for services rendered, but only in Iraqi Dinars.  It...... More

30.06.2000

Panama - A summary of Notices to Shipping issued by the PCA

01-000          Vessel requirements. 02-2000          Harbour operations. 03-2000          Communication on transit activities. 04-2000          Illegal activities on transiting. 05-2000          Official, courtesy or guest transits. 06-2000          Embarkation or disembarkation requirements during transit. 07-2000          Panama Canal vessel transit reservation system. 08-2000         ...... More