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No. 38/2001

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21.09.2001

PORT ISSUES

ITF action in European Ports on 25th September The International Transport Workers' Federation - ITF - has advised that affiliated unions have been asked to organise whatever action they deem appropriate on 25 September to mark their concerns over the draft European Ports Directive.  Those actions may range from demonstrations and intensive discussions in canteens to industrial action. Source:...... More

21.09.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

82% of the Aframaxes independent, - Johan G. Olsen Shipbrokers According to the latest Aframax report from Johan G Olsen, there are currently 599 tankers and combination carriers (38) of 10-119,999 dwt.  Of these 110 are owned by oil or state owned companies, 377 are operating in the spot market, and 112 tankers are fixed until 2003 and later. The orderbook contains 123 tankers, which is just...... More

21.09.2001

WORKSHOP ON VETTING PROCESSES FOR TRANSPORT OF CHEMICALS ON 27-31 OCTOBER IN BERLIN

The 28th European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) Logistics Meeting will take place from 27-31 October at the Inter-Continental Hotel, Berlin. With the theme of ‘Moving Chemicals: Urgent Need for further progress’ the conference will examine the importance of change in the way the petrochemical business conduct their supply chain management. On 29 October there will be a workshop dedicated to...... More

21.09.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

17 September, Fairplay Daily News ‘ US military tightens port security’ 21 September, TradeWinds ‘Owners asking for 'sensible' TBT ban’ ... More

21.09.2001

Panama/Panama Canal – PCA consults on toll hike

Panama/Panama Canal – PCA consults on toll hike The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) is considering a toll rise expected to be presented to the Board at the end of this year.  The level of increase is not indicated. However, local sources fear that it may be considerable.  The rise is expected to be enforced at the beginning of 2002. INTERTANKO recommends PCA to indicate officially the level of ris...... More

21.09.2001

PORT NEWS

China/Jiangyin – terminal pipeline damaged in collision A domestic tanker collided with the CNPC’s Liaohe Terminal on 13 September causing serious damage to pipelines.  The terminal will cease to receive cargo for at least one month.  Further news on developments will be issued as it becomes available. Source: GAC Hot Port News Italy/Genoa – sea tower operation interrupted The Genoa Sea Tower f...... More

21.09.2001

EU STATUS REPORT OCTOBER 2001: FOCUS ON ERIKA FOLLOW-UP

Most of the post-Erika proposals have moved considerably closer to final decision since the New Year. All three Erika I issues (a proposal on the phase-out of single hull tankers and revised EU directives on port state control and on licensing of classification societies) might be finally adopted in the relatively near future, possibly at the Council meeting on 6/7 December. The second set of...... More

21.09.2001

REPORT ON INTERTANKO HELLENIC FORUM MEETING OF 19TH SEPTEMBER IN ATHENS

The INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum held its 10 th meeting in Athens on 19 September. Mr. Erric Kertsikoff delegated the chairmanship of this meeting to the INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum Vice Chairman Mr. Nick Fistes. A total of 40 representatives from Greece and Cyprus were present. Also participating was a representative from the Union of Greek Shipowners, Capt. John H.C.G Panopoulos. Present from...... More

21.09.2001

PORT SAFETY IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN USA

Three articles were published on the INTERTANKO web site on 17 September.  Web links: Please click here for Ports’ safety measures Please click here for USCG crew check requirements Please click here for Freeport and Texas City gate access Operators/master are advised to check with the USCG captain of the Port (COPT) and/or agent well in advance of arrivals/departures as restrictions may change...... More

21.09.2001

WAR RISK SITUATION

The war risk exclusion zone around Iraq will be extended to the AG and adjacent waters as well as the Gulf of Oman North of 24 degrees N. The Gulf of Aqaba and Red Sea, North- and South Yemen, Pakistan, Oman, Syria, Algeria and Egypt were also declared excluded areas. These areas come in addition to any area previously excluded.... More

21.09.2001

ECSA/ICS/INTERTANKO JOINT SUBMISSION ON THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY WORKING PAPER

The European Community Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have jointly submitted comments to the European Commission, in which they expressed the view that environmental damage resulting from shipping should be excluded from the DG Environment Working Paper – Prevention and Restoration of Significant Environmental Damage...... More

21.09.2001

INTERTANKO ADDRESSES MEPs ON THE REGULATION OF PILOTAGE

As an industry association, one of INTERTANKO’s main aims is to promote a free and competitive shipping market, and we have on many occasions campaigned against artificial restrictions in the opportunity to compete for business. INTERTANKO is generally opposed to the practice of monopolies. At the same time our view is that safety considerations must always be paramount. Pilotage is a safety...... More

21.09.2001

INTERTANKO SEMINAR IN ATHENS ON 20 SEPTEMBER

In conjunction with the INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum Meetings, a seminar was organised in which some 30 member companies were represented. Tim Wilkins, Secretary of INTERTANKO’s Environmental Sub-committee addressed a number of items including: * Ship recycling: Basic elements of the Code of Practice, Future programmes at IMO, and possible mandatory requirements. * Anti-fouling paints: Summary of...... More

21.09.2001

PORT ISSUES

ITF action in European Ports on 25th September ... More

21.09.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

82% of the Aframaxes independent, - Johan G. Olsen Shipbrokers ... More

21.09.2001

WORKSHOP ON VETTING PROCESSES FOR TRANSPORT OF CHEMICALS ON 27-31 OCTOBER IN BERLIN

The 28th European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) Logistics Meeting will take place from 27-31 October at the Inter-Continental Hotel, Berlin. With the theme of ‘Moving Chemicals: Urgent Need for further progress’ the conference will examine the importance of change in the way the petrochemical business conduct their supply chain management. ... More

21.09.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE PRESS

17 September, Fairplay Daily News ‘ US military tightens port security’ ... More

21.09.2001

Panama/Panama Canal – PCA consults on toll hike ... More

21.09.2001

PORT NEWS

China/Jiangyin – terminal pipeline damaged in collision ... More

21.09.2001

EU STATUS REPORT OCTOBER 2001: FOCUS ON ERIKA FOLLOW-UP

Most of the post-Erika proposals have moved considerably closer to final decision since the New Year. All three Erika I issues (a proposal on the phase-out of single hull tankers and revised EU directives on port state control and on licensing of classification societies) might be finally adopted in the relatively near future, possibly at the Council meeting on 6/7 December. ... More

21.09.2001

REPORT ON INTERTANKO HELLENIC FORUM MEETING OF 19TH SEPTEMBER IN ATHENS

The INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum held its 10 th meeting in Athens on 19 September. Mr. Erric Kertsikoff delegated the chairmanship of this meeting to the INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum Vice Chairman Mr. Nick Fistes. ... More

21.09.2001

PORT SAFETY IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE TERRORIST ATTACK IN USA

Three articles were published on the INTERTANKO web site on 17 September.  ... More

21.09.2001

WAR RISK SITUATION

The war risk exclusion zone around Iraq will be extended to the AG and adjacent waters as well as the Gulf of Oman North of 24 degrees N. The Gulf of Aqaba and Red Sea, North- and South Yemen, Pakistan, Oman, Syria, Algeria and Egypt were also declared excluded areas. These areas come in addition to any area previously excluded.... More

21.09.2001

ECSA/ICS/INTERTANKO JOINT SUBMISSION ON THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY WORKING PAPER

The European Community Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO have jointly submitted comments to the European Commission, in which they expressed the view that environmental damage resulting from shipping should be excluded from the DG Environment Working Paper – Prevention and Restoration of Significant Environmental Damage...... More

21.09.2001

INTERTANKO ADDRESSES MEPs ON THE REGULATION OF PILOTAGE

As an industry association, one of INTERTANKO’s main aims is to promote a free and competitive shipping market, and we have on many occasions campaigned against artificial restrictions in the opportunity to compete for business. INTERTANKO is generally opposed to the practice of monopolies. At the same time our view is that safety considerations must always be paramount. Pilotage is a safety...... More

21.09.2001

INTERTANKO SEMINAR IN ATHENS ON 20 SEPTEMBER

In conjunction with the INTERTANKO Hellenic Forum Meetings, a seminar was organised in which some 30 member companies were represented. Tim Wilkins, Secretary of INTERTANKO’s Environmental Sub-committee addressed a number of items including: ... More