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No. 44/2003

  • First two 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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  • Are PSSAs the most effective solution?
  • Strong feelings roused by the ACP’s decision to introduce a special Panama Canal SOPEP
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    Published

    Article

    31.10.2003

    INTERTANKO MD tells countries participating in international regulation-making to practice what they preach

    In a hard-hitting speech entitled ‘Conventional Wisdom – A Tanker Perspective’ given this week at BIMCO’s meeting in Barcelona, INTERTANKO MD Peter Swift emphasised that countries that participate in international regulation-making at IMO need to “walk the talk”. ... More

    31.10.2003

    Partial tax exemption on sale of marine fuels reinstated in California

    The California Governor Gray Davis signed on 9 October 2003 Senate Bill (SB) 808, which reinstates the partial tax exemption on the sale of marine fuels. The exemption will be extended until 1 January 2014... More

    31.10.2003

    USCG National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Schedule for 2004 - 2006

    The Coast Guard has recently published a Notice with a proposed PREP schedule for the next 3 years. USCG invites public comments and requests industry participants to volunteer for scheduled PREP Area exercises.... More

    31.10.2003

    INTERTANKO hosts a lunch for the Consultative Shipping Group (CSG)

    The lunch took place on 29 October 2003 at the Historic Georgetown Club, Washington D.C. The CSG also met with the US administration to discuss maritime issues on the 27-29 October in Washington D.C.... More

    31.10.2003

    First CHIRP Report Out

    The link to the CHIRP report was unfortunately omitted from last week’s issue of the Weekly NEWS. We are therefore repeating the article - this time with the link.... More

    31.10.2003

    INTERTANKO's Media Awareness Course – 24 October 2003, Piraeus

    INTERTANKO's Media Awareness Course took place at the Piraeus offices of Chandris Hellas. The purpose was to ensure that the attendees understood how the media operate and why they are interested in the shipping industry, as well as giving them a grounding in media response.... More

    31.10.2003

    US Merchant Marine Academy offers transportation, logistics and management course

    The Transportation, Logistics and Management Division is currently offering a variety of courses. US-based members may wish to send personnel, particularly to the maritime security courses.... More

    31.10.2003

    INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

    31.10.2003

    EU phase-out of oil tankers 5,000 – 60,000 dwt

    We have analysed the tanker fleet 5,000 – 60,000 dwt (oil tankers and chemical/oil tankers) using the LR/Fairplay database, in order to look more closely at the effect of the EU phase-out regulation. OIL TANKER FLEET 5,000-60,000 DWT BY HULL Flags Double Hull DB/DS Single Hull Total Africa 1 5 19 25 Japan 16 1 25 42 Indonesia 2 6 43 51 N America 28 15 47 90 S America 25 10 71 106 China 36 3 86...... More

    31.10.2003

    Exceptional factors governed the 1st half 2003 tanker market - SSY

      The SSY (Simpson, Spence & Young Ltd.) World Oil Tanker Trends volume 2 2003 (formerly known as the J.I. Jacobs report) maintains that exceptional and unusual factors supported the tanker freight markets during the first half of 2003. The massive uncertainties surrounding the Iraqi war came at the same time as surging oil demand in the Pacific market, low US stocks, high oil prices and some...... More

    31.10.2003

    DIARY

    31.10.2003

    POINTS OF VIEW

    31.10.2003

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd’s List, 28 October 2003 – Van Dyck named as Intertanko chairman Lloyd’s List, 28 October 2003 – Intertanko guide to building better ships Lloyd’s List, 28 October 2003 – Insurers’ casualty record logs an improving curve Lloyd’s List, 28 October 2003 – A strange reward for improvements Singapore Shipping Times, 28 October 2003 – KL calls for levy on users of Singapore , Malacca straits...... More