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No. 40/2000

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06.10.2000

PORTS AND TERMINALS INFORMATION

RUSSIAN PILOTS READY TO GO ON NATIONAL STRIKE DUE TO THE SITUATION IN NOVOROSSIYSK AND THE GOVERNMENT’S PLAN TO DE-PRIVATISE THE ENTIRE PILOT SYSTEM IN RUSSIA... More

06.10.2000

PORTS AND TERMINALS INFORMATION** LOCAL NEWS – Brazil; Hong Kong, China; Oman; Panama Canal; Sri Lanka

BRAZIL – NATIONALITIES EXEMPTED FROM PAYING LIGHT DUES As from 22 September 2000 the following countries are exempted from paying light dues in Brazilian ports: ALGERIA, ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, CHINA, FRANCE, GERMANY, PERU, POLAND, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, RUSSIA, URUGUAY, U.S.A. Source: MARCON Ltda., Paranagua HONG KONG, China (SAR) – OIL POLLUTION CONTINGENCY PLAN The Hong Kong Special Administrative...... More

06.10.2000

MARKET INFORMATION

**  SHIP REGULATION OUT OF PROPORTION, SAYS FEARNLEYS ‘’To allow politicians to render well-kept tankers with a remaining physical lifetime of several years almost valueless, apart from scrap value, is tantamount to theft and would mean substantial transfer of values between shipowning companies”, says Jarle Hammer in Fearnleys Monthly Report for September. **   VLCC FIXTURES UP BY 12% IN 2000....... More

06.10.2000

BALLAST WATER EXCHANGE UNDER SCRUTINY AT IMO

Further progress on the development of a legal instrument for the prevention of the transfer of alien species in ballast water has been made this week at the IMO’s MEPC meeting in London.... More

06.10.2000

US OIL POLLUTION FROM TANKERS IN 1999 AT RECORD LOW LEVEL (SOURCE USCG)

The USCG has finally published oil pollution figures for 1999 Pollution from tankers in 1999 is estimated a 8,414 gallons, which is the lowest recorded ever ... More

06.10.2000

REPORT FROM IMO ON REGULATORY WORK FOR ACCELERATED PHASE-OUT OF SINGLE HULL TANKERS

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 45th session (MEPC 45) has concluded its first round of discussions this week, reaching a possible compromise solution for amending the current MARPOL Regulation 13G for an accelerating phase-out of single hull tankers. ... More

06.10.2000

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s 45th session (MEPC 45) has concluded its first round of discussions this week, reaching a possible compromise solution for amending the current MARPOL Regulation 13G for an accelerating phase-out of single hull tankers. ... More

06.10.2000

INTERTANKO’S NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to over 1070. 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

06.10.2000

PORTS AND TERMINALS INFORMATION** PORT COSTS – Egypt; Mexico; South Africa; Venezuela

EGYPT/SUEZ CANAL – DOCUMENTS FOR REBATE APPLICATIONS ON TRANSIT FEES The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has issued a reminder concerning the correct preparation of documents when applying for rebates on transit fees. In a bid to ease the process, the SCA has issued three standard forms for such applications:  ORIGIN PORT CERTIFICATE - DESTINATION PORT CERTIFICATE - PRINCIPAL’S CLAIMS. Copies of the...... More

06.10.2000

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

Oil & Gas Journal, 29 September 2000 ‘INTERTANKO calls for practical scheduling for single-hulled tanker phase out’ Lloyd’s List, 4 October 2000 ‘IACS needs to take position on single-hull phase-out compromise’ Aftenposten, 4 October 2000 ‘EU overrides Norway’ Lloyd’s List, 5 October 2000 ‘Enforcing a safety zone’ Lloyd’s List, 5 October 2000 ‘INTETANKO fee respite for majors’ Singapore Shippin...... More