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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

No. 05/2001

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02.02.2001

IMO IS SIGHTING A FINAL DEAL ON THE CONDITION ASSESSMENT SCHEME

The three-day IMO Intersessional meeting on the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) commenced on 30 January. The scope of work for the meeting was to complete as much as possible of the drafting of the CAS so as to be able to present it as a proposed package to MEPC 46 (in April 2001) for formal approval.... More

02.02.2001

REPORT ON THE STATUS OF IRS HEARINGS ON THE PROPOSED SECTION 883 TAX REGULATIONS

INTERTANKO submitted written comments on the Proposed Regulations and were represented at the IRS public hearing. In our written and verbal comments, INTERTANKO addressed issues of concern to our members.... More

02.02.2001

2001 revised edition of ‘Reception Facilities for Tankers’ now available!

Ordering is easy: By e-mail to: publications@intertanko.com By phone: +47 22 12 26 40 Visit our online bookshop For our subscribers to the Port Services, the updated information is also accessible at no extra cost! ... More

02.02.2001

PORT COSTS

US/New Haven, Bridgeport, New London ports - pilotage fees If a ship is at anchorage for more than 24 hours, the cost of any launch fees for the pilot will be charged to the shipping company/owner (currently USD 225 per trip). There are no other pilot standby charges/requirements for these ports. Harbour rates:    New Haven    USD 2.95 per pilot unit Bridgeport     USD 2.95 per pilot unit New...... More

02.02.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

World oil demand projected to increase in most areas - IEA... More

02.02.2001

Port Issues

INTERTANKO supports the Russian Maritime Pilots Association Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 04 , the Russian Maritime Pilots Association (RMPA) has provided a report which summarises the events since the government started its drive to de-privatise the pilotage service in Russia with Novorossiysk as a ‘test port’.  To view the articles please click The report gives rise to concern bot...... More

02.02.2001

PORT NEWS

India/Chennai – measures to prevent the spread of Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever The following measures are to be applied for the prevention of entry and spread of Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever in India as directed by the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.  Apart from giving answers to Maritime Declaration of Health questions, Master should...... More

02.02.2001

ERRORS IN PLOTTING SATELLITE NAVIGATION SYSTEM POSITIONS ON BRITISH ADMIRALTY CHARTS

This summary is intended to raise the awareness of the possible errors in plotting satellite derived positions, such as GPS, onto British Admiralty Charts without taking into account datum corrections.... More

02.02.2001

ESSENTIAL READING FOR TRADERS AND SHIPBROKERS AND ANYONE NEW TO A CHARTERING DEPARTMENT

INTERTANKO recommends that a copy of its new publication ‘Worldscale - a Tanker Chartering Tool’ is read and available in every office whether you are an experienced trader or shipboker or just new to the chartering world.  The Worldscale system is a useful tool in tanker voyage chartering reducing the amount of time required for fixing tankers in the spot market but is no panacea. This...... More