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Monday, December 11, 2017

No. 45/2001

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12.11.2001

INVESTING IN QUALITY OFFICERS

The international shipping industry is facing significant shortages in marine engineer and nautical sciences officers world-wide. The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is one of several institutions that have risen to this challenge by training and providing high grade graduates in this field through its Marine Engineering and Nautical Sciences Programs at the Pacific Marine...... More

12.11.2001

SERVICES OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF PANAMA

The Consulate General of Panama in London has advised that information on services and facilities can be obtained by e-mail from mailto:elizabeth@panaconsul.co.uk or by mail to: Veronica Vallarino Consul General Consulate of Panama Panama House 40 Hertford Street London W1Y 7TG Tel: 0207-409-2255 Fax:0207-493-4499 Web link: http://www.panaconsul.com ... More

12.11.2001

NEW INTERTANKO MARKET PUBLICATION

INTERTANKO's new publication 'Current issues facing the tanker market with emphasis on the regulatory phase-out of single-hull tankers' is now available from INTERTANKO. In addition to its comprehensive analysis of the single-hull tanker phase-out, the new INTERTANKO market publication also gives overviews of tanker contracting, recycling, and oil market developments. VLCC, Suezmax and Aframax...... More

12.11.2001

SIRE PRESENTATION NOW AVAILABLE

Unfortunately SIRE were unable to give their presentation at the Ship Inspection Vetting Committee 19 in London on 5 October 2001 due to technical difficulties on the day. They did, however, kindly agree to send us a copy of the presentation, which we are pleased to reproduce at the following link Web link: http://www.intertanko.com/pdf/weeklynews/sire.pdf Contact: Howard Snaith ... More

12.11.2001

NEW INTERTANKO MEMBERSHIP FEE SYSTEM

The Council meeting in Sydney in April adopted a new membership fee system which was confirmed by the Council meeting in Athens in October.... More

12.11.2001

PUBLIC MEETING ON TANK LEVEL OR PRESSURE MONITORING DEVICES

On 6 November 2001, the United States Coast Guard held a public meeting in Washington, D.C. to review proposals regarding the installation of devices to monitor cargo levels aboard tank vessels. The issue is the last fragment of unfinished regulatory business compelled by the passage of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (“OPA 90”).... More

12.11.2001

INTERTANKO AND ICS TO MEET REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE LONDON MARINE WAR RISKS MARKET

Members will recall that following the events of 11 September INTERTANKO and ICS held a meeting with brokers/underwriters from the London market to discuss issues concerning war risk cover and in particular the greatly increased geographical extent of the warranted areas and also the substantial increases in premiums. A follow-up meeting has been arranged for 13 November. We invite members to...... More

12.11.2001

PORT NEWS

Brazil/Paranagua - update after vessel grounding Further to Weekly NEWS No. 44 of 2 November, the vessel has been towed to a repair site prior to moving to a shipyard. Although diesel oil is supplied normally at the inner roads, delays in fuel oil supply are still being encountered. The Petrobras Terminal and Transbunker Barge Company are doing their utmost to normalise bunker supplies. Source:...... More

12.11.2001

PORT COSTS

India - lighthouse dues set to rise The Ministry of Surface Transport (MOST) has advised that as from 1 January 2002 Indian lighthouse dues will be increased and the way of calculating them changed. 1/ The basis of calculation will be GT as opposed to NT. 2/ Light dues will be charged for every call as opposed to being valid for 30 days. 3/ The rate remains at INR 8.00. The denomination of the...... More

12.11.2001

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

TradeWinds, 6 November 2001 - 'Worldscale flat rates to fall' Fairplay Daily News, 5 November 2001 - 'End night for Mississippi monopoly' ... More

12.11.2001

PORT ISSUES

U.S. Navy assists USCG with maritime homeland security The U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area issued a press release on 5 November 2001 reporting that the U.S. Navy had assigned tactical control of certain naval vessels to the Coast Guard for the purpose of coastal patrol and maritime homeland security operations along the U.S. West Coast. Although the naval vessels will be manned and operated by...... More

12.11.2001

A GUIDE TO TANKER CHARTERS (INTERTANKO PUBLICATION)

'A Guide to Tanker Charters' adopts a comprehensive approach (some 328 pages) to both time and voyage charterparties for tankers. It is likely to become the standard source of reference for those that are regularly involved in fixing tankers or resolving charterparty disputes. Web link: http://www.intertanko.com/pdf/weeklynews/tankercharters.pdf E-mail: mailto:publications@intertanko.com ... More

12.11.2001

MARKET INFORMATION

World Oil Transit Chokepoints - Energy Information Administration (EIA) A large part of the world's oil flows through narrow straits, canals and pipelines. By far the most important oil transit chokepoint is the 2-mile wide Strait of Hormuz connecting the ( http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/pgulf.html ) Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. The estimated oil flow through this...... More

12.11.2001

CHANGES TO TELEPHONE AREA CODES

CYPRUS: With effect from 1 December 2001 all telephone and mobile numbers will be changed to 8 digits. Source: Reederei "NORD" Klaus E. Oldendorf Ltd., Limasol MEXICO: Starting 17 November 2001 Mexico will have new telephone area codes for long distance and mobile phone calls. CITY New City Code Phone numbers Acapulco 7444 6 digits Coatzacoalcos 921 7 Cayo Arcas 938 Dos Bocas 933 Ensenada 64661...... More