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Friday, October 19, 2018

No. 40/2003

  • A Guide to the Vetting Process – 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
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    Tripartite forum meets in Seoul

    Discussions focused on newbuilding standards (designing and building fit-for-purpose ships), roles and relationships (stricter class oversight and extended guarantees) and information sharing on shipbuilding capacity and demand.... More


    ISTEC #23 meeting

    Yet another successful meeting of the INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) 23rd meeting was recently held in Rome, Italy, on 5 and 6 September 2003 at the invitation of d’Amico Societa di Navigazione.... More


    INTERTANKO London office moves to new premises

    The London-based INTERTANKO secretariat has moved from its cramped quarters in the Baltic Exchange to new offices a few minutes away in Minories, which it will share with the Intercargo secretariat.... More


    Impact of people on maritime safety addressed in new initiative

    Supported by Lloyd’s Register, the Nautical Institute launched this week a three-year campaign aimed at increasing the general level of understanding of the human element issues across the entire maritime industry. ... More




    Oil imports increase in major consumption areas

    US crude oil imports were on average 9.41 mbd during the first seven months of 2003, up 4.8% on the same period in 2002 and also up 2.4% on the same period in 2001 when US crude oil imports were higher than for 2002. Thus 2003 looks set to be a record year for US crude oil imports, with May and July’s monthly crude oil imports edging above 10 mbd. 10 years ago crude oil imports were about 7 mbd...... More


    Sales for decommissioning approaching 17 m dwt

    INTERTANKO has recorded 177 or 16.7 m dwt of tankers and combination carriers above 5,000 dwt sold for decommissioning so far in 2003. According to MARPOL, all tankers built in 1973 and earlier are due for decommissioning/phase-out this year. 40 or 1.3 m dwt of the ships sold this year so far were built in 1973 or earlier. According to the EU unilateral regulation, all single-hull non-PL-SBT...... More


    Do you value your reputation? Sign up for the INTERTANKO Media Awareness Training in Athens, 23 or 24 October

    The ability to provide public information in the event of a pollution incident, in other words deal with the media, is a legal requirement under OPA 90 and is of course very important in relation to pollution incidents world-wide. This four-hour course is a vital introduction to the realities of media response in a changing world. ... More



    Lloyd’s List, 26 September 2003 - ISU opens doors to a wider membership TradeWinds, 26 September 2003 - Du Moulin joins Tidewater board Lloyd’s List, 29 September 2003 – What the customer needs to know Singapore Shipping Times, 1 October 2003 - EU emissions policy set to cause next IMO row Lloyd’s List, 2 October 2003 - New deadline for ban on single hull tankers TradeWinds, 3 October 2003 – OM...... More