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No. 09/2004

  • DE47 at IMO, 25 February – 5 March 2004, London
  • FSI12 at IMO, 15-19 March 2004, London
  • EP hearing on Barents Sea oil, 16 March 2004, Brussels
  • ICOPCE, 22-24 March 2004, Singapore
  • INTERTANKO Executive Committee Meeting, Sunday 28 March 2004, Dubai
  • INTERTANKO Council Meeting and AGM, Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 March 2004, Dubai
  • Media Awareness Course, Monday 29 March: 1400-1730 hrs, Dubai
  • Advanced Media Awareness Course, Tuesday 30 March: 0900-1730 hrs, Dubai
  • ... More
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
  • ... More

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    27.02.2004

    FOSFA and EU requirements on acceptable previous cargoes differ

    The European Commission has issued a revised Directive 96/3/EC revising the EU list of acceptable previous cargoes. Members are alerted to some differences between the EU list and the FOSFA requirements for some products that should be carefully noted if trading to the European Union. In particular attention is drawn to what are known as "Aqueous Solutions" Calcium Chloride - 10043-52-4 *...... More

    27.02.2004

    Exciting programme for the Dubai Tanker Event 28-31 March 2004 – Register NOW!

    Preparations for this year’s tanker gathering continue to progress swiftly, promising an interesting and comprehensive programme for delegates and visitors. In addition to the INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting, Executive Committee and Council meetings, the Dubai Tanker Event will feature a series of open conference sessions covering a wide range of topics. As tankers and other shipping markets...... More

    27.02.2004

    Design and Equipment Committee holds extended Session at IMO

    The International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Design and Equipment sub-Committee convened this week for an eight-day meeting to cover an extensive agenda. Key issues included the amendments to Resolution A.744 on surveys and inspections for tankers, lifeboat safety, means of access to cargo tanks and the protection of fuel tanks. Work began this week on some of the more substantive items on t...... More

    27.02.2004

    INTERTANKO Paper at the UK Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)

    INTERTANKO's Technical Director, Dragos Rauta's paper on 'Corrosion Protection on Double Hull Tankers' was a key part of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects' (RINA)  Conference on Double Hull Tankers, which was held on 25-26 February 2004 in London. While the conference aimed to address the peculiarities of new double hull designs and the tanker operators' actual experience, the INTERTANK...... More

    27.02.2004

    "A Risk-Based Design Methodology for Pollution Prevention and Control"

    A paper entitled "A Risk-Based Design Methodology for Pollution Prevention and Control" by Dr Peter Swift and Dr Nikos Mikelis of INTERTANKO and Prof. Dracos Vassalos, Dr Seref Aksu and Dr Cantekin Tuzcu, researchers from the Ship Stability Research Centre, Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, was given at the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) International Conference on Design a...... More

    27.02.2004

    INTERTANKO hosts “The Tanker World Today” seminar in Shanghai

    As a prelude to the Mare Forum conference in Shanghai the Association hosted a seminar entitled “The Tanker World Today” on 25 February 2004. The seminar was moderated by the Association’s Honorary Member and past Chairman, Mr Basil Papachristidis, Hellespont Steamship Corporation, who, with considerable skill and flair, led a distinguished panel of speakers as they highlighted some of the key...... More

    27.02.2004

    INTERTANKO’s Asian Regional Panel meets in Shanghai

    The Association’s commitment to Asia and its focus on China was further evidenced when on 25 February 2004 its Asian Regional Panel under the chairmanship of Mr KH Koo, Tai Chong Cheang Steamship Co. (HK) Ltd, met in Shanghai. Some 25 senior executives gathered for this key meeting. The attendance of senior executives from Chinese tanker operators: Cosco Dalian, China Shipping and Nanjing Tanke...... More

    27.02.2004

    Hong Kong, China – Regional meetings with members

    INTERTANKO’s MD Dr Peter Swift and Mr John Fawcett-Ellis met with Hong Kong members Eurasia and Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings on 23 February 2004. That evening at the Hong Kong Club a dinner was held for members hosted by Mr KH Koo, the Association’s Vice-Chairman. Dr Swift highlighted the key issues the Association was currently addressing and emphasised the need for Asia to have a strong voice ...... More

    27.02.2004

    SAFETY ALERT - Confined space entry

    The second engineer of a containership went 'missing' only to be found dead at the next port behind an access door to the main engine's (B&W 9 cyl 50,000 bhp) scavenging air receiver. See the USCG web site for details of this tragic incident and lessons to be learned.  ... More

    27.02.2004

    POINTS OF VIEW - Changing trends, new market drivers

    The tanker business has been accustomed to a certain regular ebb and flow of events through the year, with positive and negative effects coming from a predictably slow second quarter oil market, from regular refinery maintenance, from the US summer driving season, from the seasonal destocking and restocking processes, from OPEC production changes. But now some of the traditional ‘regulars’ are...... More

    27.02.2004

    DIARY

    27.02.2004

    Iraqi oil production remains at 2 mbd - IEA

    According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), Iraqi oil production reached 2 mbd in January 2004. Progress in the seven months to November 2003 was rapid with production increasing by on average 0.25 mbd per month. Since then this supply has levelled off as domestic and export outlets for crude hit bottlenecks. In the north, local refinery operations remain disrupted and pipeline routes a...... More

    27.02.2004

    FSU seaborne oil exports up nearly 17% in 2003

    According to the IEA monthly oil market report of February 2004, Former Soviet Union (FSU) total seaborne oil exports were 5.3 mbd in 2003, up from 4.54 mbd in 2002. Total net exports in 2003 (including the Druzba pipeline exports of 1.03 mbd) were 6.79 mbd, up from 5.92 mbd in 2002. The IEA further reports that total net exports of crude and products are estimated to have levelled off in Janua...... More

    27.02.2004

    US crude oil imports record high - EIA

    <> Based on figures from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), US crude oil imports seen on a four week average have been just under 10 mbd since mid 2003. Crude oil imports during the first eight weeks of 2004 have been more than one million barrels per day higher than in any other year for this period. ... More

    27.02.2004

    INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

    27.02.2004

    INTERTANKO in the News

    TradeWinds Weekly, 20 February 2004 – Turbulence over new vegoil rules Maritime London, 23 February 2004 - Chemical shipping "resurgent" but Marpol revision poses questions ... More