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No. 10/2002

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08.03.2002

Renewal of tanker at high pace

INTERTANKO has recorded 15 VLCCs and 29 other tankers totalling 5.9 mil dwt scrapped during Jan-Feb 2002, compared to 11 VLCCs and 34 smaller tankers totalling 5.4 mil dwt delivered.  Assuming that 20 mil dwt will be scrapped in 2002, which is moderate considering the current level, the double hull tanker fleet will be 51% of the world fleet at the end of the year, up from 43% at the beginning ...... More

08.03.2002

Reduced Asian oil imports in 2001, marginally up in 2002 – PIW/IEA

Oil imports to S Korea, China and India declined in 2001 compared to 2000 and are projected to remain relatively flat in 2002. The largest decline was to China, 0.191 mbd, imports to South Korea declined by 0.094 mbd and India imported 0.054 mbd less in 2001 than in 2000, according to Petroleum Intelligence Weekly. These three countries imported less from all the major regions: the Middle East,...... More

08.03.2002

PROF. DR. MICHAEL STÜRMER TO GIVE A PRESENTATION AT THE ROTTERDAM TANKER EVENT 2002

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Michael Stürmer has accepted our invitation to speak in the Open Market Session at our forthcoming Rotterdam Tanker Event 2002. The session takes place in the afternoon of Monday 15 April and Prof. Dr. Stürmer will talk on: The new strategic and geographical issues of the Greater Middle East as seen from the sea: Politics, religion, economics, rebellion...... More

08.03.2002

INTERTANKO CONTRIBUTES TO A BUSY MEPC SESSION

INTERTANKO attended this week the 47 th session of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). Although a report of the session will be given later, we summarise below the significant contribution of the INTERTANKO delegation (Dimitris Stamoudis of Ceres, Dragos Rauta, Howard Snaith, Tim Wilkins and Timothy Gunner) through submissions to the sessions and through active participation i...... More

08.03.2002

IMO STUCK FOR A BALLAST SOLUTION

With the deadline to complete a Convention on ballast water set for 2003 IMO’s Marine and Environment Projection Committee (MEPC) this week struggled to advance on the task at hand. With the crucial issue of ballast discharge standards and a host of other complications within the draft Convention the working group on ballast water was unable to make sufficient progress during this meeting and m...... More

08.03.2002

REVALIDATION OF STCW 78 QUALIFICATIONS

As of the 1 February 2002 the STCW 95 convention requires that seafarers holding STCW 78 qualifications have these revalidated to comply with the updated requirements. The Consulate of Panama in London has issued further information on the new requirements which can be viewed on their web page at http://www.panaconsul.com/pages/shipping_stcw95.htm Please note that you may contact Miss. Sonia...... More

08.03.2002

IMO MOVE ON SHIP RECYCLING ISSUE

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee this week agreed on a way forward on the ship recycling issue with the development of a draft Resolution and Guidelines for ship recycling, both of which it is hoped will be approved at the 2003 IMO Assembly meeting.... More