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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

No. 02/2003




Please update your fleet details

The fleet as recorded by INTERTANKO is the basis for invoicing membership fees and is also provided to the EQUASIS database. It is therefore important that you update us now with any fleet changes.... More


INTERTANKO points at violation of EU’s international treaty obligations in Prestige-follow-up

INTERTANKO’s MD, Peter Swift, and Deputy MD and Legal Counsel, Svein Ringbakken, conducted a new series of meetings in Brussels on 9 and 10 January to discuss the current phase-out proposal, the definition of “heavy crude oil” and possible EU violation of international treaty obligations. ... More


INTERTANKO Witnesses to the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee has set a hearing for Thursday, 9 January p.m. in Washington D.C. on US and international efforts to gradually ban single-hulled tankers. ... More


Round Table Chairmen review key issues

The Chairmen of the Round Table of maritime associations (INTERTANKO, Intercargo, ICS and BIMCO) met in London on 6 January to review issues of common concern for shipowners and operators and to agree on joint actions.... More


NEW Tanker Market online-publication

A new market publication entitled ‘Tanker trends and economics’ is available free of charge on the INTERTANKO website for members and associate members.... More


International Oil Demand – EIA

The US Energy Administration (EIA) short-term outlook reports says that the Venezuelan crisis has deflected attention from the fundamental question of whether world oil demand will recover as expected. EIA believes that it will. For example, EIA projects that the US economy will grow faster in 2003 than it did in 2002, contributing to the recovery of US oil demand. EIA’s projection of US econom...... More


US oil demand and supply - EIA

The US Energy Administration (EIA) short-term outlook says that colder-than-normal weather conditions for much of the fourth quarter of 2002 and indications of industrial sector recovery coincided with much higher overall petroleum demand for that period compared to the last quarter of 2001. ... More


Ordering of small tankers continues

The tanker orderbook (for tankers above 10,000 dwt) stood at 61 million dwt end December 2002, down 2.9 million dwt from the end December 2001 level. However, in number of tankers the orderbook has increased in the same period. 668 tankers are now on order compared to 602 tankers end December 2001. The orderbook of tankers below 80,000 dwt has increased by 92 since end 2001 and stands at 410...... More



Lloyd’s List, 6 January 2003 - EC tanker proposals threaten tonnage availability... More