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No. 31/2000

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04.08.2000

LOCAL NEWS – PANAMA CANAL, SULLOM VOE

PANAMA       -       Panama Canal update report Vessels arriving Cristobal: 3-2 days’ delay for vessels with beams 91 ft or more or with transit restrictions due to cargo and/or draughts. Normal conditions are expected 7-8 August 2000. Normal conditions are experienced for vessels with beams less than 91 ft and no transit restrictions.  However, seasonal fog has been disrupting their schedule....... More

04.08.2000

PORT COSTS – INDONESIA, USA

INDONESIA -          VAT on agency services in Indonesia Referring to our article in P&T circular No. 2/2000, we have received a report from a member that VAT was added onto the agency fee and operational costs contrary to our previously received indications from the authorities.   INTERTANKO has sent a strong protest to the Indonesian authorities regarding this breach of their own regulations....... More

04.08.2000

PILOT SITUATION IN THE PORT OF NOVOROSSIYSK

We refer to our article in P&T circular No. 5/2000 regarding pilotage cost and safety at Novorossiysk.... More

04.08.2000

DEMURRAGE PAYMENTS – INTERTANKO’s CHARTERPARTY PROVISIONS

We were recently asked to provide a member with some charterparty provisions that can assist in speeding up the payment of demurrage claims. Some while ago a working group of our Documentary Committee produced a set of clauses designed to achieve this. The clauses are as follows:... More

04.08.2000

BUNKER SUPPLEMENT NO. 8 – AUGUST 2000

BUNKER FUEL SULPHUR LEVELS AND ASSOCIATED REGULATIONS : PART II – EU DIRECTIVE 1999/32/EC... More

04.08.2000

WASHINGTON STATE COMPLIANCE PROGRAM FURTHER GUIDANCE FROM INTERTANKO’s LEGAL ADVISERS

INTERTANKO’s US legal counsel, Mr. Jonathan Benner of Eckert Seaman’s has provided the following advisory regarding the Washington State Voluntary Compliance Programme for tankers:... More

04.08.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

Lloyd’s List, 2 August 2000, Support for Intertanko efforts to help arrested masters Fairplay Daily News, 3 August 2000, IS PRS a scapegoat? Lloyd’s List, 4 August 2000, Acomarit no-risk appointment Tradewinds, 4 August 2000, BP introduces stricter tanker vetting criteria ... More

04.08.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to over 1025. 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-mai...... More

04.08.2000

A NEW NAME TO ADD TO THE LIST OF ATTEMPTED FRAUD

Although attempted fraud may be quite obvious when such “business proposals” are received, INTERTANKO hereby informs our membership about another name: Mr. Dennis Uzor from Sierra Leone, Assistant Director of the RWA Agency.... More

04.08.2000

INTERTANKO’s CHARTERPARTY ADVICE SERVICE

We are interested to hear from our members on their experiences of new chartering terms, amendments to standard forms and trends in tanker chartering. INTERTANKO’s weekly news is an ideal format with which to disseminate information on such matters to our members. Please contact john.fawcett-ellis@intertanko.com   ... More

04.08.2000

CDI - USERS TRAINING EVENT

Combined with an informal dinner on the evening of October 5th, the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) will run a one day users training event on October 6th, 2000. ... More