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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

No. 49/2000

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08.12.2000

IACS COUNCIL MEETING WITH INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LEADERS – SPECIFIC FOLLOW-UP ACTION AGREED

INTERTANKO was present on 6 December at the 3rd meeting between the IACS Council and representatives of the different industry organisations (INTERTANKO, ICS, BIMCO, OCIMF, IUMI, shipowners association, oil companies, P&I Clubs).... More

08.12.2000

MARKET INFORMATION

** Second-hand prices increasing further A five year old VLCC is now priced at USD 71 mil up from USD 50, a five year old Suezmax is priced at USD 49 mil, up from USD 36, a five year old Aframax is priced at USD 39 mil, up from USD 26, and a five year old 30,000 dwt is priced at USD 20.5 mil, up from  USD 16, since December 1999.  For graphs of the development since 1992, more second-hand value...... More

08.12.2000

PORT ISSUES

** Greece ratifies Turkey accord INTERTANKO has addressed this issue over the years and finally improvement is a possibility. The following article appeared in Fairplay Daily News on 29 November 2000: A 25-year-old Turkish ban on ships arriving from a previous call at Cyprus is to end following the ratification of a Turkish-Greek shipping accord by the Greek parliament 29 November 2000. Other...... More

08.12.2000

THE “ERIKA II- PACKAGE” OFFICIALLY TABLED

The European Commission tables a second set of post-Erika proposals focusing on stricter control of maritime traffic, extra compensation for coastal pollution damage and the establishment of a European Maritime Safety Agency.... More

08.12.2000

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR A BAN ON “BLACK LISTED REGISTERS”

Following the European Parliament’s endorsement of proposed amendments to the “Erika I-package”, INTERTANKO has taken a closer look at some of the proposals.... More

08.12.2000

REPORT FROM THE LAST CAS MEETING – 5 DECEMBER 2000

The Expanded Working Group on the Condition Assessment Scheme met again on 5 December in London. The meeting agreed on a text for a draft submission to the inter-sessional meeting of the IMO Group on CAS, the draft CAS Guidelines and a draft text for an MEPC Resolution to adopt CAS in April 2001.... More

08.12.2000

PORT NEWS

** Ivory Coast/Abidjan ? Port State Control irregularities ** Malaysia ? enforced requirement regarding CLC certificate ** Singapore ? reporting procedures for West Jurong Sector ... More

08.12.2000

AMENDMENTS TO THE OPA 90 PHASE-OUT REQUIREMENTS

Because many tankers have changed structure or tonnage since the introduction of the OPA 90 phase-out scheme, it has been stipulated that hull structure on 18 August 1990 should be used to determine a tank vessel’s double hull compliance date.... More

08.12.2000

INTERTANKO PRESENTS CONSOLIDATED INFORMATION ON WORLWIDE TANKER DETENTIONS

During the last years, INTERTANKO has continuously followed up the lists of tankers detained in European, Asian and North American ports ... More

08.12.2000

THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS RELATED TO THE FIRST ERIKA PACKAGE

The current political situation concerning the first set of Erika proposals is complicated (amendments to the existing EU directives on port state control and a licensing system for classification societies as well as the proposal on faster phase-out of single hull tankers). ... More

08.12.2000

PORT COSTS

USA/Houston – proposed tariff increase... More

08.12.2000

INTERTANKO’S WEEKLY NEWS DESK

Since the launch of INTERTANKO’s Weekly NEWS 8 December 1999 the circulation has increased from 320 to 1,136. 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

08.12.2000

REPORT FROM IMO'S MARITIME SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING

The 73rd meeting of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee concluded this week with the finalisation of amendments to over 20 resolutions. Items of particular interest members included:... More