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No. 06/2002

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08.02.2002

THE TANKER STORY - INVITATION TO BOOK LAUNCH FOR ‘A CENTURY OF TANKERS’

On Monday 18 February at 1700 hours in the Boardroom, Baltic Exchange, London, we will be holding a book launch for our new publication ‘A Century of Tankers’, to which members, associate members and friends are cordially invited. ‘A Century of Tankers’ describes the growth of the tanker industry set against the background of the oil industry and the political and economic events which have...... More

08.02.2002

INTER-INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLE GROUP MEETS IN SINGAPORE – SHIPBUILDING STANDARDS, SHIPYARD CAPACITY EXPANSION AND PIRACY CONCERNS HIGHLIGHTED

The Inter-Industry Round Table Group, comprising the Chairmen and Chief Executives of the four principal international shipping industry associations, ICS, INTERTANKO, Intercargo and BIMCO, met 3-4 February in Singapore, this time under the rotating chairmanship of ICS. Besides continuing the process of increased cooperation among the associations on common areas of our respective work...... More

08.02.2002

REPORT FROM INTERTANKO'S ASIAN REGIONAL PANEL MEETING IN TOKYO

The 11th meeting of INTERTANKO’s Asian Regional Panel took place in Tokyo on 31 January under the chairmanship of Mr. K.H. Koo, Group Chairman of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co. (H.K.) Ltd. A total of 27 senior shipping executives including guest-of-honour Mr Zhang Wen Tao, Executive Vice President of UNIPEC Beijing, were present at the meeting to discuss INTERTANKO’s work programme, and current...... More

08.02.2002

IMO REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE MARINE ELECTRONIC HIGHWAY (MEH)

INTERTANKO participated in the IMO Regional Workshop on the Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) - First Phase in the Straits of Malacca, held in Singapore, 21-24 January 2002 This regional workshop saw all the key players once again drawn together to discuss the progress and potential future path of the project. The workshop’s objectives were also designed to generate interest from the private sect...... More

08.02.2002

SINGAPORE MPA PILOTAGE EXEMPTION COURSES

The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has issued Port Marine Circular No. 3 of 2002 announcing that masters who wish to apply for a Pilotage Exemption Certificate will be required, as of 1 April 2002, to attend and successfully complete the Pilotage Exemption Course conducted at the MPA's Integrated Simulator Centre. This is a 5-hour course conducted on a Full Mission Shiphandling...... More

08.02.2002

THE PETROLEUM INSTITUTE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION ISSUES CALENDAR OF COURSES FOR 2002

The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education has issued a Calendar of forthcoming courses for the year 2002 up to October, to be held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., and Calgary, Alberta, Canada.' Click here for a copy of the calendar    An outline of the courses can be viewed at http://www.peice.com/infcou.html and the applicable fees at http://www.peice.com/infinh.html Registration for any of...... More

08.02.2002

SPEEDY RATIFICATION OF ANNEX VI URGED

It is essential that MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI on air pollution from ships be ratified as soon as possible. This is the fundamental platform for all work by shipowners’ associations on air pollution policy. At a meeting of the Safety and Environment Committee of the European Communities Shipowners’ Association on Thursday 7 February initial consideration was given to a draft comment to the European...... More

08.02.2002

DIFFERING VIEWS WITHIN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION ON APPLICATION OF TBT RULES

For many years a European Union (EU) directive on the sale and use of harmful chemical substances (directive 76/769) has been in force in Europe, but with an exemption for TBT on vessels in international trades. For a long time, therefore, the question has been: whether there would be an agreement on a ban on TBT in the IMO soon enough to prevent the EU from adding TBT to the rules of its...... More