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Saturday, October 20, 2018

No. 03/2004

  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition – Have you ordered copies for your fleet?
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide now available
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters
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    IACS-Industry meeting of 14 January 2004 in preparation for DE47 and MEPC51 IMO meetings

    The purpose of the meeting was to review and discuss papers tabled by IACS and by Industry associations to the forthcoming Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE47, 25 February 2004- 5 March 2004) and to the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC51 29 March 2004 - 2 April 2004). ... More


    Reception Facilities Forum launched

    INTERTANKO this week hosted and chaired the first meeting of the Reception Facilities Forum, which aims to reduce marine pollution by increasing the availability and adequacy of port waste reception facilities. A full contingent of both users and providers participated and provisional Terms of Reference were formulated.... More


    Discussions held with European Shipbuilders

    As an extension of the Tripartite meetings held between shipbuilders, classification societies and far eastern shipbuilders in Seoul last September, representatives of owners and classification societies met with their counterparts in the Association of European Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers (AWES) last week in Brussels.... More


    Singapore’s new bunkering code of practice (CP60) a step closer to being published

    The Technical Committee convened by the Singapore Standards Authority (SPRING) has now completed its work on the revised code of practice for bunkering in Singapore (CP60). The draft now awaits approval by the Chemical Standards’ Committee before being released to the public for comments.... More


    Final report from MEPC 50

    The final report from the 50 th session of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC 50) has now been published by IMO. The 42-page report minutes the discussions at the meeting and contains: The amended regulation 13G on the phase-out of single-hull tankers The new regulation 13H on the carriage of heavy grade oils Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS), and A resolution...... More




    INTERTANKO in the News

    Dow Jones, 9 January 2004 – China’s oil demand growth seen lifting spot tanker rates Lloyd’s List, 15 January 2004 – US ‘needs to co-ordinate maritime regulation’ TradeWinds Weekly, 16 January 2004 - Boom gives shipowners upper hand TradeWinds Weekly, 16 January 2004 - EU closer to jailing marine polluters ... More