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Saturday, December 16, 2017

No. 37/2000

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15.09.2000

PORT COSTS
CALCUTTA - PROPOSAL FOR REVISED TARIFF
QASIM - PREMISSIBLE DRAUGHTS AND DEMINSIONS
VADINAR - LEVY ON PORT CHARGES AT THE LPO

CALCUTTA, PROPOSAL FOR REVISED TARIFF The Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) has proposed a revised port tariff.  The average increase for cargo related charges is around 9.07%, vessel related charges 29.51%. Source: GAC Shipping (India) Pvt. Ltd., Cochin QASIM, PREMISSIBLE DRAUGHTS AND DEMINSIONS The port authority has promulgated the permissible draughts and dimensions for the period from 1 October 20...... More

15.09.2000

Further to the report  in Weekly NEWS No. 36/2000 regarding a temporary draught reduction in the navigational channel, the port authorities inform that they expect the draught to be increased to 39’ 00” fresh water around 16/17 September 2000. Source: Tomas Ruiz, S.A. de C.V., Coatzacoalcos ... More

15.09.2000

GHANA - TEMA, DEEPENING OF PORT ENTRANCE

The entrance of the port is being deepened by means of drilling and rock blasting from 9 to 27 September 2000. Source: GAC Athens Hub Agency (for Africa), Athens ... More

15.09.2000

CAMEROON - "SEJOUR CHARGES" AT OFFSHORE TERMINALS

Sejour charges for offshore terminals were implemented as from 1 March 2000.  The tariff is FFR 0.10 per day per ship’s volume (l x b x draught).  This was brought to our attention just this week. Also the Worldscale Association(WS), London, was recently made aware of the new charge.  However, calculated against the WS standard vessel the cost is insufficient to warrant an interim amendment to ...... More

15.09.2000

TOTALFINAELF VETTING REGIME IN FINAL STAGES OF APPROVAL

INTERTANKO understands that TotalFinaElf are in the last stages of the re-organisation of their vetting departments and vetting criteria.  Following consultations with all affected parties, an announcement is expected by the end of September.  INTERTANKO will keep the membership advised on receipt of the information. ... More

15.09.2000

PARIS MOU SHIP INSPECTION PROGRAMME

The 19 members of ‘The Paris MOU of Understanding on PSC’ are now well into their intensive inspection programme of tankers.... More

15.09.2000

LOF 2000 - THE NEW LLOYD’S FORM SALVAGE CONTRACT

The new Lloyd’s standard form of salvage agreement, LOF 2000, was published on 1 September 2000. ... More

15.09.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS THIS WEEK

TradeWinds Daily, 12 September, ‘INTERTANKO plans UK expansion’ Lloyd’s List, 12 September ‘Bishop set to be Acomarit heir’ Lloyd’s List, 13 September ‘UN Ruling call on Mina al Bakr fees’ Fairplay, 14 September ‘Custody transfer sampling crusade  & Tanker owners’ $16Bn nightmare’ The Baltic Magazine, September, ‘INTERTANKO Organisation profile’ ... More

15.09.2000

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DISCUSSES ERIKA DIRECTIVES

Earlier this week INTERTANKO attended a meeting of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, gathering for the first time to discuss the three Erika Directives on single hull phase-out, class and port state control.... More

15.09.2000

IRAQ - MINA AL BAKR, INTERTANKO PUBLISHES UN DOCUMENT ON PORT COSTS

Continued threats of blacklisting of ships whose owners refuse to pay levied port disbursements reached a climax this week as a tanker has just been reported turned away due to non-payment of dues.... More

15.09.2000

USA - HOUSTON, INCREASE OF TUG BOAT TARIFF

Further to the article  in Weekly NEWS No. 36/2000 regarding the increased tariff, it appears that the Worldscale Association (NYC) Inc., New York, was advised by one of its subscribers already on 27 June 2000.  Hence, the tugboat operator ITT cannot be blamed for not having given proper pre-warning. Although the increase in question equals less than USD 0.01 increase of the base rate, INTERTAN...... More

15.09.2000

INDONESIA - NEW PORT TARIFFS

New port tariffs were implemented as from 1 September 2000.... More

15.09.2000

BOB BISHOP MOVES FROM INTERTANKO TO ACOMARIT

The International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) announced that the Association’s Marine Director, Captain Robert Bishop is to leave the Association and join one of INTERTANKO’s prominent members, the Acomarit Group.... More

15.09.2000

APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

B.E.Overflateservice Ans have applied for associate membership this week.... More