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No. 30/2001

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27.07.2001

ACCIDENTS OCCURRING DURING ROUTINE MOORING OPERATIONS

INTERTANKO has been contacted by BP who are interested in knowing whether we/our members have noticed any increase in the number of accidents that have being occurring during routine mooring operations, particularly regarding the seamanship aspects relating to routine line handling, bights in ropes, rope stoppers etc. The INTERTANKO secretariat has not received any notification of such incident...... More

27.07.2001

COMPULSORY PILOTAGE ON BARRIER REEF

Following the grounding of a container ship on the Great Barrier Reef last year, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has taken action regarding vessels transiting three areas of the reef: the Whitsunday Islands' region, an area from Cape York to just north of Cairns, and the inner route of Hydrographers Passage. Ships greater than 70 metres in length or ships carrying oil, chemicals...... More

27.07.2001

PIRACY ATTACK AT TANJUNG PRIOK HARBOUR, INDONESIA – WARNING TO MEMBERS

A bulk carrier operated by one of our members was boarded by a gang of 6 pirates whilst it lay at anchor in Tanjung Priok Harbour, Indonesia, on 24 July. The pirates, who were armed, tied up the watch keeper, gained access to the engine room and stole various valuable engine spares. Thankfully none of the crew was harmed in the attack. This is a further illustration of the dangers owners face...... More

27.07.2001

INTERTANKO MARKET SEMINAR IN ATHENS – WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER

In connection with the forthcoming INTERTANKO Council Meeting in Athens, there will also be an open market seminar on the morning of 24 October for members and associate members.  The programme will include presentations from Finn Engelsen Jr, Lorentzen & Stemoco AS, Jarle Hammer, Fearnleys AS and Martin Stopford, H. Clarkson & Co, who have already accepted our invitation to share their views o...... More

27.07.2001

USCG DETENTIONS - MARINE POLLUTION – MARPOL ANNEX I DEFICIENCIES

In Weekly NEWS No 27/2001 INTERTANKO informed of a bulletin issued by the UK P&I Club regarding the launching by the USCG of possible multiple inspections of foreign flag vessels to ascertain whether the Oily Water Separator (OWS) in the engine room is being used improperly or indeed is being bypassed. We have subsequently examined tanker detentions in the USA during the period January to June...... More

27.07.2001

PORT COSTS

Argentina/Necochea – calculation of port permanence dues plus dredging and toll dues According to a memorandum issued by the Port Authority of Necochea/Quequen, port permanence dues will be calculated as follows: Until 22 July at 2400 hours USD 0.252 per NT and day. From 23 July at 0001 hours the charge of USD 0.164 per NT and day will apply. In addition, the following dredging and toll dues wi...... More

27.07.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Lloyd’s List, 23 July ‘INTERTANKO defends its block on the release of inspection data’ ... More

27.07.2001

PORT NEWS

  Egypt/Suez Canal – maximum draught The Suez Canal Authority has issued a circular for loaded Southbound and Northbound vessels which takes effect as of 26 July 2001. Please click here to view the circular. An amended beam and draught table is also available from Worms by e-mail  legendre-a@paris.worms-sm.fr or please contact Milly Tseng e-mail PortsandTerminals@intertanko.com Source: Worms,...... More

27.07.2001

INTERTANKO LECTURED AT THE IMO INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ACADEMY

Captain Howard Snaith gave a lecture at the IMO International Maritime Academy during the week 16-20 July in Trieste as part of the IMO 2-month Course on Hazardous Cargoes.The input provided by INTERTANKO related to chemical tanker operations, safety aspects and interface with the shore. The students on the course were mainly middle management shore officials including chemists, Port State...... More

27.07.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

Net tanker fleet addition of 0.5% during first half of 2001 According to Clarkson’s fleet numbers, the tanker and combined carrier fleet increased by 1.4 million dwt to 311 million dwt during January to end June 2001. The Suezmax fleet increased by 1.7% whereas the VLCC fleet had a net change of 0.16%. Please click here to view the spreadsheet listing the fleet development for the various...... More