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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

No. 04/2002

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25.01.2002

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

25.01.2002

Russian oil exports up - PIW

Petroleum Intelligence Weekly reports that exports of oil products rose in Russia last year, boosted by crude output and refinery runs. Shipments abroad climbed 12% to 66.7 mil tonnes in 2001 from 59.6 mil tonnes in 2000. Increased refinery runs were mainly responsible for the higher export volumes, as oil companies shipped the incremental barrels abroad. Fuel oil accounted for most of the...... More

25.01.2002

EU PUBLIC HEARING ON AIR POLLUTION/MARPOL ANNEX VI

The European Commission is preparing a Communication on a European strategy to reduce air pollution from seagoing ships, to be published in 2002. In parallel, the Commission is considering making a proposal to modify Directive 1999/32 on the sulphur content of liquid fuels. ... More

25.01.2002

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SHIPS FITTINGS FOR USE WITH TUGS

Members are advised that OCIMF have now published the first edition (2002) of their guidelines "Recommendations for ships fittings for use with Tugs, with particular reference to escorting and other high load operations". INTERTANKO was asked to comment on the publication before it was published and stated that it could only support the guidelines in relation to newbuildings. We are currently i...... More

25.01.2002

SHIPBOARD MARINE POLLUTION EMERGENCY PLANS (SMPEPS)

Regulation 16 of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 Consolidated edition 2002 states that every ship of 150 GT and above certified to carry Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS) in bulk, shall carry on board a "Shipboard Marine Pollution plan for Noxious Liquid Substances" approved by the Administration. This will apply to all such ships no later than 1 January 2003. Regulation 26 of Annex 1 of MARPOL 73/78...... More