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Monday, December 11, 2017

No. 16/2002

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19.04.2002

INTERTANKO SESSION ON DEVELOPMENTS IN THE IMO, EU, US AND ASIAN REPRESENTATIONAL PROGRAMMES

INTERTANKO’s work in the IMO and its regional representational programmes in Asia, the EU and in the US were reviewed in a session chaired by INTERTANKO’s Deputy Managing Director, Svein Ringbakken. INTERTANKO’s Technical Director, Dragos Rauta spoke on the work in IMO; Ketil Djønne, INTERTANKO’s lobbyist in Brussels, on developments in the EU; INTERTANKO’s Washington representative, Jonathan...... More

19.04.2002

INTERTANKO’S COMMUNICATIONS AND PR COMMITTEE MEET IN ROTTERDAM

The Communications and PR Committee (CPR) held its second meeting of the year in connection with the Rotterdam Tanker Event. The CPR reviewed the subject of transparency and considered this to be an issue of major PR importance, not a single subject but one that needed to be analysed in detail on an item-to-item basis. The specific information that was being considered for transparency needed t...... More

19.04.2002

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE OPEN SESSIONS

INTERTANKO’s Open Session, held on 16 April 2002 and entitled ‘Tanker Visions’, yielded four key themes: trust, transparency, cooperation and global solutions. Presentations were given by Capt. Peter M. Cooney, V. Ships; Brad Berman, Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR); Igor Ponomarev, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and Chairman of the International Association of...... More

19.04.2002

This week INTERTANKO held its spring annual gatherings in Rotterdam and over 280 members, associate members and guests were welcomed by the Mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ivo W Opstelten.... More

19.04.2002

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNCIL MEETING

The main items considered were transparency, ratification of MARPOL Annex VI, the VOCON Operational Procedure and piracy. Lars Carlsson, INTERTANKO’s Chairman, was re-elected for a further year and a number of persons were elected as Chairmen or members of INTERTANKO’s committees. The applications for membership of three tanker owning companies with a registered overall fleet of 7 tankers...... More

19.04.2002

BEYOND THE CRISIS: ROTTERDAM MARKET SESSION

In view of the direct correlation between seaborne oil trade and Middle East oil production, as well as the future economic and political uncertainties post-September 11, INTERTANKO had invited Prof Dr Michael Stürmer, Chief Correspondent of International Affairs at Die Welt, to set the scene for this year’s Open Market Session, entitled An update and analysis of the factors impacting the...... More

19.04.2002

INTERTANKO TO LAUNCH ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE

INTERTANKO’s Council this week gave approval for its Environmental Committee to proceed with the development of an INTERTANKO Environmental Challenge. The Environmental Challenge aims to highlight INTERTANKO’s commitment to finding effective solutions to a number of marine environmental concerns and issues related to the maritime transport of oil.... More

19.04.2002

IMO DEVELOP ANTI-FOULING SURVEY GUIDELINES

Last week’s IMO meeting of the Flag State Implementation sub-Committee (FSI) saw the furthering of the Anti-fouling Paints Convention and the development of the more practical aspects regarding the banning of tin based anti-fouling paints.... More

19.04.2002

Tanker fleet decreased by 0.5% January-March 2002

The tanker and combined carrier fleet above 10,000 dwt as of end March 2002 has seen a net reduction of 0.5% since end 2001. ... More

19.04.2002

Far East oil demand shows signs of recovery - IEA

According to the April 2002 IEA monthly oil market report, for the first time in almost two years the Japanese government has upgraded its assessment of its economy, but warned that it is too early to expect a full recovery. ... More

19.04.2002

Ordering of chemical carriers picking up – Drewry

According to the Drewry Shipping Consultants monthly report for March 2002, ordering of chemical carriers has picked up since the turn of the year. ... More