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No. 24/2002

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14.06.2002

MARITIME SECURITY CODE MOVES FORWARD AT IMO - PRESIDENT BUSH CREATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - US CONGRESSIONAL ACTION ON MARITIME SECURITY

As previously reported, IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) 75th session agreed to several major proposals on international maritime security, including a risk management based approach to ensuring security in the proposed International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code).... More

14.06.2002

The substantial import of European products continues

Europe imported 5.15 mbd of products during the first quarter of 2002, which is 8% above the first quarter 2001 and the highest we have recorded for this period since 1988, but marginally lower than during the 2nd half of 2002 when average imports were 5.16 mbd. OECD European products imports by type Type products 2000 2001 1Q02 Gasoline 1.38 1.47 1.39 Middle Distillates 2.49 2.76 2.78 Residual...... More

14.06.2002

Oil demand could increase by 1.2 million barrels per day in 2003 - EIA

According to the US Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, EIA’s current Outlook estimates world oil demand growth of over 0.6 mbd in 2002, with a demand turnaround beginning in the 3 rd quarter.  With the expected recovery of the economy in 2003, particularly in the United States where GDP growth is projected to reach over 3% annually, oil demand could increase by 1.2 mbd in...... More

14.06.2002

INTERTANKO Iberian Peninsular Seminar 26-27 June

INTERTANKO is arranging an Iberian Peninsular Seminar in Madrid on 26 and 27 June hosted by the Spanish Shipowners Association.  The programme includes presentations on INTERTANKO’s work programme including an update on EU issues. The tanker industry’s response to a changing business environment and structural changes in the market will also be addressed.  Should any members or associate member...... More

14.06.2002

Recovery of US jet fuel demand?

In the fourth quarter of 2000 the US demand for jet/kerosene accounted for 8.9% of total oil demand and following the 11 th September, in the fourth quarter of 2001 this was down to 7.4%. The moving annual average change in US jet/kerosene demand (March 2001 to March 2002) shows a reduction of 7.9% (Source IEA Oil Market Report June 2002). Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW) reports in its 10...... More

14.06.2002

Lloyd's Register uses port state data to help improve ship safety

Lloyd's Register   has announced that from 4 June it will publish information on the port state detention performance of its classed fleet on its web sites, and ClassDirect Live This move will assist the industry in recognising recurring risks and improving safety by highlighting those items that are hazardous to operations, yet continually produce detentions. The detention performance...... More

14.06.2002

RESEARCH PROGRESS ON OIL TAGGING

Following the recommendation by the Environmental Committee to look into the scientific problems associated with DNA tagging of oil, Heriot-Watt University have made some interesting progress on the work, which is due to be completed by the end of September.... More

14.06.2002

14TH MEETING OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE

Under the Chairmanship of Dott. Paolo d’Amico the Environmental Committee met last week in Piraeus for its 14th meeting.... More

14.06.2002

ICS MODEL PLAN FOR SMPEPs NOW AVAILABLE

The ICS Model plan for SMPEPs is now available at the ICS website.... More