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Monday, October 15, 2018

No. 43/2003

  • Environmental Awareness Guides for Seafarers
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition – Have you ordered copies for your fleet?
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  • INTERTANKO’s Communication and PR Committee meeting, 19 November 2003, Amsterdam
  • Asian Regional Panel meeting, 1 December 2003, Singapore
  • INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar in Singapore, 2 December 2003
  • International Seminar on Spill Preparedness, Response and Compensation – 3 December 2003, Singapore
  • Vetting Committee meeting, 4 December.2003, Singapore
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    INTERTANKO Executive Committee nominates Mr. Stephen Van Dyck as next Chairman

    The Executive Committee has unanimously agreed to nominate Mr. Stephen Van Dyck of Maritrans Inc. as the next Chairman.... More


    Singapore accedes to the OPRC-HNS Protocol

    Singapore has this week acceded to the IMO Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-operation to Pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances, 2000 (OPRC-HNS Protocol) thereby becoming a party to that Protocol. ... More


    Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) Project – INTERTANKO attends 3rd Project Steering Committee

    The MEH Project Steering Committee convened for its 3rd meeting in Jakarta from 13 -15 October 2003. Progress was made towards submission of a detailed implementation plan to the World Bank.... More


    14th meeting of North American Panel, 23 October 2003 in Washington, DC

    Issues discussed included maritime security and the recently published USCG Final Rule, future tasks to be undertaken under the USCG/INTERTANKO Partnership Agreement, the regulatory measures post Prestige and industry’s concerns over the Permanent Means of Access proposals.... More


    First CHIRP Report Out

    The first report has been issued of feedback from the new Confidential Hazardous Incident Reporting Programme launched earlier this year to collect maritime reports of trouble and near-misses. ... More

    10.10.2003 tanker questionnaire service at a discount to INTERTANKO members

    The web site is primarily an Internet-based tanker questionnaire generator and was launched in June 2001. All INTERTANKO members and associate members will be offered a 10% discount on the standard price of the services provided by and a 50% discount on the set-up fee when signing up for the service.... More




    Currency impact on shipbuilding

    The weakening of the dollar is causing problems for the world, in particular Asia, including shipbuilders in Japan and South Korea. However, the situation has developed quite differently in each of these countries because their currencies have developed differently relative to the USD. In fact it appears that South Korea wants the Won to depreciate against the Japanese Yen, ending the unofficia...... More


    Tanker market in OPEC’s grip

    The extremely strong drybulk market was the focal point at the 22 October Bulkforum meeting in Oslo. Mr. Jarle Hammer of Fearnleys outlined that, when interest rates and operating costs are taken into account, today’s dry bulk freight rates adjusted for inflation are even higher than in 1973. The development of the world economy, stock markets and the tanker market were also discussed at the...... More





    Lloyd’s List, 21 October 2003 – Associations in race against time to block Solas access requirement Lloyd’s List, 21 October 2003 - Legal break for Vemaoil as single-hull rule comes into force Lloyd’s List, 21 October 2003 - Twenty-five years of achievements Financial Times, 21 October 2003 - Brussels acts on single-hull oil tankers Financial Times, 22 October 2003 - Commission acts on...... More