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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 13/2003




Join us at the Washington Tanker Event 6-9 April 2003

Given current developments in Iraq, INTERTANKO has thoroughly discussed our plans for the Washington Tanker Event and come to the conclusion that the meetings will take place as planned. ... More


Agenda for Council meeting on 7 April 2003

A link to the Council Agenda is available to members on request.... More


Agenda for Annual General Meeting on 9 April 2003

INTERTANKO’s Annual General Meeting will take place in Washington DC on 9 April 2003, 1600 hours – 1730 hours in the Grand Ballroom at the Mayflower Hotel. The Agenda is available on INTERTANKO’s web site.... More


Annual Review and Report 2002 – E-book on the website

The Annual Review and Report for 2002 is now available on INTERTANKO’s web site as an e-book. The printed copy will be despatched to members and associate members next week. ... More


Amended “off Ushant” traffic separation scheme to enter into force on 1 May

Members, are requested to ensure that their vessels and masters are fully aware of the changes to the Ushant TSS and to pay close attention to other traffic in the vicinity during the change-over period on 1 May 2003.... More


Tanker Port State Control detentions’ low share continue.

Since 1996 tankers have consistently shown a lower share of inspected ships detained as compared to the totals. Our preliminary estimate shows that in 2002, 6.3% of inspected ships were detained and only 3.7% of inspected tankers.... 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


Associate Members Committee (AMC) meets on 7 April 2003 in Washington DC

We are pleased to note a high attendance for AMC’s meeting #11, which is again scheduled to coincide with INTERTANKO’s AGM in Washington DC. The recently distributed agenda can be viewed on INTERTANKO’s web site. ... More


BUNKER ALERT: High density fuels in Piraeus

Based on analyses by DNV Petroleum Services, 19 per cent of residual fuel oil samples received recently from the port of Piraeus exceeded the ISO 8217:1996 density specification of maximum 991.0 kg/m3. The highest density value of the subject samples was 992.0 kg/m3 and the average density value was 991.7 kg/m3. Catalytic fines content (Al+Si), although within specification, averaged 35 ppm. At...... More


Report from IMO DE 46, 10-20 March 2003

A brief report from DE 46, which was held on 10-20 March, is available on INTERTANKO’s web site.... More


OCIMF booklet ‘Recommendations for Ships Fittings for use with Tugs’

INTERTANKO, IMPA and OCIMF are undertaking a joint study to determine whether there is a compelling need for the recommendations to be made mandatory. Members are requested to complete a survey form on our web site and indicate whether or not bitt/fairlead/chock failures have occurred on their tankers between 31 March 1998 and 31 March 2003. ... More


Advanced Media Training Course to be held in Washington DC Monday 7 April

INTERTANKO is arranging an Advanced Media Training Course in connection with the Annual General Meeting in Washington DC in April. Are you prepared to communicate in an effective manner? Register today!... More


Enrich your reference library with INTERTANKO publications

Stay afloat on tanker affairs and order from INTERTANKO’s library today! ... More



Singapore Shipping Times, 24 March 2003 - S'pore curbs seen having little impact on shipping Lloyd’s List, 24 March 2003 - US oil terminals still a source of concern, says Intertanko Lloyd’s List, 27 March 2003 - Common ground at last on places of refuge ... More