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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

No. 32/2003




New INTERTANKO membership criteria

At its meeting in April 2003 the INTERTANKO Council approved the draft of new membership criteria for INTERTANKO members prepared by the QQUEST group. The new criteria have now been produced in final form and will apply from January 2004.... More


Executive Committee and Council Meetings to be held 17-18 September

The next INTERTANKO Executive Committee and Council meetings will be held 17 and 18 September in conjunction with the Seatrade London International Maritime Convention... More


US Suspension of Immediate and Continuous Transit programmes

Non-immigrant aliens, except those from visa waiver programme countries, must now have a US visa prior to arrival in the United States, even if just engaged in transit through the US to another foreign location.... More


INTERTANKO submits comments to US Coast Guard on Interim Regulations

Last week INTERTANKO submitted its response to the recently published Maritime Security Interim Regulations requesting clarification on a number of issues contained in the rules.... More


INTERTANKO attends US Marine Board Workshop on Marine Salvage Response Capability

This week INTERTANKO attended a two-day workshop organised by the US National Academy's Marine Board, with the primary purpose of considering the consequences of potential terrorist incidents in US ports and waterways.... More


Terminal Vetting Project - INTERTANKO’s database now open for input from members

The test phase of the INTERTANKO Tanker terminal vetting project is now complete and the database is open for input. All members are encouraged to distribute the terminal vetting report form throughout their fleets and submit reports to INTERTANKO. ... More


Phase-out exemptions for Category 2 & 3 Tankers with Double Bottom / Double Sides – Members’ input sought

Information is requested from members to enable us to ascertain the type of Category 2 and Category 3 designs within the INTERTANKO fleet, particularly those that have double bottom and/or double sides.... More


Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available

INTERTANKO's Tanker Specification Awareness Guide has been compiled to assist those ordering new ships in making informed decisions about the specification of their newbuildings based on industry experience and response to current issues. ... More


The sources of US oil imports

The demand situation is quite complex in the tanker market. The US increased its crude oil imports by 5.8% to 9.3 mbd during the first 7 months of 2003 compared to the same period in 2002. Imports were also 0.8% above the record imports in 2001. Imports during the last two weeks of July were above 10 mbd, which has been the level for seven weeks so far in 2003. Variations in imports to the US a...... More



When it is a bulk carrier or a wood chip carrier or a container vessel but is described as a ‘tanker’ by newspapers that should know better.... More


INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS, 6 August 2003 - INTERTANKO Records Publicly Reported Tanker Incidents, 6 August 2003 - INTERTANKO Latin American Panel Meeting Discusses Changes, 6 August 2003 - INTERTANKO Meets in Miami Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 7 August 2003 – “We’re concerned we could be creating an industry” Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 7 August 2003 –...... More