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Monday, December 11, 2017

No. 02/2001

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12.01.2001

TRIPARTITE AGREEMENTS - PROVISIONAL CATEGORISATION OF LIQUID SUBSTANCES

We are in receipt of IMO Circular MEPC.2/Circ. 6 of 17 December 2000, which gives an update of the lists of products, the pollution category and minimum carriage requirements which have been established through Tripartite Agreements. This circular is issued in accordance with regulation 3(4) of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and sub-paragraph 2A.1.8 of its unified interpretation, replacing all...... More

12.01.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

World economic prospects remain relatively bright According to the OECD December 2000 Economic Outlook, global economic growth peaked during the first half of 2000. Economic prospects for 2001 and 2002 remain relatively bright despite higher oil prices and a weakening in many equity markets. Percentage increase in real GDP over previous years: U.S.: 2000 (+5.2), 2001 (+3.5), 2002 (+3.3) Japan:...... More

12.01.2001

PORT OF REFUGE – INTERTANKO’S INITIATIVES

The incident last week involving the product tanker Castor and the continuing failure of any nation to offer the vessel a port to refuge has highlighted INTERTANKO’s long standing initiative on this issue.... More

12.01.2001

EQUASIS – STATUS REPORT

The Editorial Board of Equasis will meet on 17 January in London. Among the information provided to this meeting are updates on the statistics on queried data. ... More

12.01.2001

CHARTER PARTY INFORMATION

Qatar General Petroleum Company – issues early departure procedure for Halul port Qatar General Petroleum Company (“QGPC”) has issued an early departure procedure (“EDP”), effective 1 January 2001, for the port of Halul. We have been advised that QGPC have arranged that senior terminal supervisors will act as the tanker’s agent in the matter of signing the bills of lading. The EDP consists of t...... More

12.01.2001

PORT NEWS

Ivory Coast/Abidjan - port activity returns to normal as curfew is imposed Port activity at Abidjan is back to normal after a State of Emergency was declared earlier in the week.   A three-day curfew has been imposed on the country, following a failed coup, but no restrictions have been placed on vessel movements at Abidjan during the curfew.  News of the latest developments will be given as it...... More

12.01.2001

PORT COSTS

India/ Hazira – revised tariff The SPM charges have been revised as from 01 January 2001. Pilotage Fee for inward and outward – INR 8.00/GT. Tug service for berthing/unberthing is included in pilotage fee at S No. 1. Berth Hire charge – INR 0.95/GT per day or part thereof. Mooring/unmooring charge – INR 0.90/GT. Pull back tug charge – INR 90,000.00/8 hours shift or part thereof.   Norway/Kaarst...... More

12.01.2001

BUNKER ALERT - LOW FLASH POINT FUELS IN DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA

DNV Petroleum Services (DNVPS) received during the last week of year 2000 five fuel oil samples from bunkerings in Durban with Flash Point below the minimum ISO 8217:1996 value of 60 degrees Celsius. The off-spec fuel ranged in Flash Point values from 54-59 degrees Celsius. Vessels receiving such fuels are in violation of SOLAS 1974 Amendment 1 Chapter II-2, Reg.15 Safety Standard. If your vess...... More

12.01.2001

PORT ISSUES

Alphabetical index to Ports and Terminals articles issues during year 2000 Please click here for an annual index of issues and articles which have appeared in the P&T circular letters during the period January-June and in the Weekly News during June-December 2000. Open sea berth or not From time to time the question is raised by members of whether a particular berth is an "open sea berth”.  A...... More