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Monday, October 22, 2018

No. 10/2003




Did you get it right? Join us in Washington and find out.

The average forecast for VLCCs trading AG – Japan in April 2003 was WS 54.6 among guests at last year’s Annual Dinner in Rotterdam. Did you get it right? Join us at the Washington Tanker Event 2003 to find out.... More


France to strictly control certain older single-hulled tankers

INTERTANKO has been informed that the French authorities have advised that single-hulled oil tankers, more than 15 years old, carrying heavy fuel, tar, asphaltic bitumen or heavy crude oil are subject to 24-hour notification to the relevant French MRCC before entering the Exclusive Economic Zone.... More


Additional information required on members’ tankers

INTERTANKO would appreciate further information on members’ fleets in order to publish a detailed membership fleet list on the web.... More


INTERTANKO co-hosts EU emissions seminar

A “rational and positive” seminar on air emissions from shipping was co-hosted by INTERTANKO, the European Environmental Bureau, Bellona Europa, and the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) to discuss views on the Commission’s proposed changes to the EU Directive 1999/32 on sulphur in fuel.... More


IMO’s Validation Panel on Maritime Security – ISTEC Working Group

The STW 34 Working Group was tasked to address concerns regarding the cost involved in the training of Ship Security Officers, Company Security Officers and Port Facility Security Officers. It is working on Terms of Reference to develop model courses as well as a course framework, course outline and timetable. ... More


INTERTANKO North American Panel meets in Connecticut 17 March 2003

Mr Stephen Van Dyck of Maritrans Operating Co. LP will chair the Panel on this occasion. Panel Members who have not yet registered their participation are reminded to do so.... More


Richard du Moulin attempts to break clippership record in the China trade route - 154 years later

Beginning on 16 March, former INTERTANKO Chairman Richard du Moulin, together with skipper Rich Wilson, will sail the 53 foot Great American II to challenge Sea Witch's great record of 15,000 miles in 74 days 14 hours. ... More


BUNKER ALERT: Fuels containing used lube oil in Singapore and Kaohsiung

Within the last two weeks of February, DNV Petroleum Services has received several fuel oil samples from bunker deliveries in Singapore and Kaohsiung containing metals indicating the presence of new and /or used lubricating oil (ULO). The inference is based on the presence of the lubricating oil’s signature elements such as zinc, phosphorus and calcium. These metals will contribute to fuel ash...... More


ICS Guide to the International Ship & Port Facility (ISPS) Code

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has agreed to place at the disposal of INTERTANKO members their recently completed Guide in PDF version, which can be downloaded from INTERTANKO’s web site.... More


New User Guide for ISM familiarization and implementation

Safety and Health at Sea is a new manual designed for mariners which places emphasis on the people actually doing the work onboard.... More



Fairplay Daily News, 4 March 2003 - Swift response to safety talks Lloyd’s List, 5 March 2003 - Hellenic Register revamp aims to make it a class act Lloyd’s List, 5 March 2003 - Brussels stands firm over phase-out of single hulls Fairplay Weekly, 6 March 2003 - Lifeboat training still causes fatalities Fairplay Weekly, 6 March 2003 - Anti-trust laws: Where do ship owners stand? ... More