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No. 39/2002

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27.09.2002

INTERTANKO HOLDS SECOND LATIN AMERICAN PANEL MEETING

Established in March this year to promote further interaction with the tanker industry in the region, INTERTANKO’s Latin American Panel held its second meeting in Houston this week.... More

27.09.2002

MEDIA AWARENESS COURSE IN HONG KONG 7 and 8 NOVEMBER 2002

To safeguard their company’s reputation and relationships with charterers and regulators, shipowners must be able to demonstrate an immediate, effective and professional media response capability world-wide. Register today!... More

27.09.2002

INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

Lloyd’s List, 25 September 2002 - Lump sum fixtures lead to problems of interpretation TradeWinds, 27 September 2002 – Not just fun in the Hydra sun TradeWinds, 27 September 2002  - 'Ridiculous' USCG rule now on books’ ... More

27.09.2002

TANKER OWNERS’ INTERESTS ADVANCED AT A MEETING WITH THE COTTON CLUB.

INTERTANKO representatives met this week with the Cotton Club to address topics of major importance to tanker owners, including the current problems caused by inconsistent and apparently uncoordinated US policies on crew visa requirements, the need to ratify Annex VI, the diverse proposals for ballast water management and the threat posed by the USCG NPRM on Salvage and Marine Firefighting Requirements.... More

27.09.2002

INTERTANKO PRESENTS A PAPER AT SIBCON 2002 IN SINGAPORE

INTERTANKO’s Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific, John Fawcett-Ellis, presented a paper at SIBCON 2002 on 26 September 2002 entitled ‘A customer’s perspective on bunker purchases – what do shipowners expect?’.... More

27.09.2002

INTERTANKO ADDRESSES THE QUEST FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY INTERTANKO ADDRESSES THE QUEST FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY

In connection with the Maritime London exhibition at the Baltic Exchange on 3 October 2002, Dimitris Lyras, representing INTERTANKO, will give a presentation entitled 'Charterers will soon depend on owners being transparent so what hurdles does this still leave for the industry to overcome?’.... More

27.09.2002

World energy outlook to 2030 - IEA

Tanker market prospects do not look too bad based on IEA’s World Energy Outlook’s reference scenario. Recovery in the world economy is expected to be particularly strong in N America and in the OECD Pacific region. OECD countries will see higher growth from 2003 and world GDP will grow by an average of 3.2% over the period 2000-2010, up from 3-3.1% in the 1980s and 1990s. Growth is assumed to slow down somewhat after 2010.... More

27.09.2002

#13 MEETING OF INTERTANKO’S NORTH AMERICAN PANEL

Regulatory developments within maritime security were the dominant theme of the North American Panel meeting and a high priority was given to the strategy related to shipowners’ liability in the event of a terrorist attack resulting in pollution.... More

27.09.2002

WELL-ATTENDED INTERTANKO VETTING SEMINAR IN HOUSTON

The subject of oil major approvals, multiple inspections and Port State Control attracted the attention and active participation of the 70 members present. Representatives from charterers Shell, ChevronTexaco and Koch Shipping gave presentations and advice to delegates seeking approval and employment for their vessels. ... More

27.09.2002

BALLAST PROJECT GOES FOR ON-BOARD TRIALS

Last week the results of laboratory studies into ballast water treatment techniques were revealed at a meeting of the MARTOB project group. Thermal treatment, de-oxygenation and a hybrid technique involving filtration and UV will now be used for the full scale ship tests. ... More

27.09.2002

OPEC crude oil production capacity less than expected – PIW

According to Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW) of 23 September 2002, OPEC capacity is less than it appears. A sustained period of high oil prices and tight OPEC quotas have led to low investments; consequently the OPEC surplus capacity is not as high as it may seem. ... More

27.09.2002

US oil imports January-August down 6.4% compared to same period in 2001 – API

According to the American Petroleum Institute’s Monthly Statistical Report for August 2002, total US oil imports for the first eight months of 2002 were down 6.4% compared to the same period last year.... More

27.09.2002

INTERTANKO SUPPORTS SENATE BILL 145

In a letter to the Governor of California INTERTANKO has expressed its support for Senate Bill 145, which stipulates that for fuel purchased in California ports the portion consumed in state waters will be taxed but fuel consumed out of state will be exempted.... More