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Thursday, December 14, 2017

No. 28/2004

  • 22 July - Documentary Committee, London
  • 5-6 October - INTERTANKO/Mare Forum Seminar on Maritime Transportation of Energy from Russia and Central Asia, St. Petersburg
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  • Recording vessel's sample seal numbers on bunker delivery receipt when taking fuel in Singapore
  • Letter of Protest
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  • High sediments fuels in Jubail and Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • High density fuels in Lisbon, Portugal
  • High sediments fuels in Riga (Latvia) and Bahia Blanca (Argentina)
  • High viscosity fuels in Inchon, South Korea.
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    Article

    09.07.2004

    EC takes further step in infringement process against nine Member States

    On 7 July 2004, the European Commission sent reasoned opinions to Belgium, Greece, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and the United Kingdom for non-notification of the transposition measures they should have taken in order to implement the EU Directive on vessel traffic monitoring and information systems. The deadline for implementing the Directive was 5 February 2004...... More

    09.07.2004

    USCG update – ISPS/MTSA 3.25% control measures for non-compliant ships

    The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release updating its enforcement of the ISPS Code and the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA). Through Monday, July 5, a total of 1,506 foreign vessels arrived at U.S. ports. In fact more than half of these (842) had already been inspected and approved prior to July 1. Of the rest, 536 were inspected in port and 20 were inspected at sea. 19 were denie...... More

    09.07.2004

    Compulsory pilotage in international strait still concern at IMO’s NAV

    This week’s Jubilee meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Safety of Navigation Sub-committee (NAV) was dominated by the discussion on the adoption of a compulsory pilotage provision for the Torres Strait . The debate continued into the final day of discussion and focused more on the legality of compulsory pilotage in an international strait rather than its operational...... More

    09.07.2004

    Extensive Executive Committee discussion of key issues

    INTERTANKO’s Executive Committee met this week in London for its second meeting of 2004. Chaired by INTERTANKO Chairman Stephen Van Dyck, the  Executive Committee took two days to allow extensive discussion of key aspects of INTERTANKO’s work programme, including possible revisions of the oil spill compensation regime, the new IACS technical provisions for tankers, and the image of the industry...... More

    09.07.2004

    USA’s EPA not required to exceed MARPOL marine engine emission standards

    In a positive decision for the maritime industry, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not required by the Clean Air Act (CAA) to immediately set emission standards for marine diesel engines that are higher than the standards provided for in MARPOL Annex VI. This was the decision in an Appeal filed by the...... More

    09.07.2004

    Steady decline in maritime accidents over the last decade

    INTERTANKO has recorded 60 tanker incidents during the first part of 2004, most of them minor with no resultant pollution or loss of life. This compares to the 130 tanker incidents reported for the whole of 2003.   The biggest pollution incident during the first half of 2004 appeared to be 200 tonnes oil lost from the Everton, which was laden with 80,400 tonnes of crude oil. The tanker caught...... More

    09.07.2004

    New ship for Middle East Navigation Aids Services (MENAS)

    MENAS’ new multi-role vessel Relume was named this week by Chantal Mitropoulos, wife of the IMO Secretary General, at the Damen Yard at Vlissingen in the Netherlands . Efthimios Mitropoulos was also present at the ceremony, as were INTERTANKO’s Chairman, Stephen Van Dyck, and his wife, Janice, together with other senior representatives of the international maritime associations. The new ship, i...... More

    09.07.2004

    California steps up pollution prevention enforcement activity

    The following does not apply directly to tankers but is included for your information as the implementation of maritime security measures in the U.S. is something new and noteworthy. The State of California has taken a more aggressive stance regarding pollution prevention enforcement activities. Particularly an increase in vessel boarding’s of non-tank vessels by California ’s Department of Fis...... More

    09.07.2004

    POINTS OF VIEW

    Shipping industry’s security preparations keep world trade moving... More

    02.07.2004

    DIARY

    09.07.2004

    BUNKER CIRCULAR

    09.07.2004

    BUNKER BULLETIN/ALERTS

    02.07.2004

    INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

    3 easy ways to order: Download an order form and fax to our Oslo office on +47 22 12 26 41 Send your order by e-mail Order directly from our online bookshop NEW - JUST PUBLISHED JUNE 2004! A Guide to Bunkering of Ships for the purposes of Annex VI to MARPOL With the approach of the date for the full ratification of Annex VI to MARPOL amendments to normal bunkering routines will be needed in ord...... More

    09.07.2004

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd’s List, 6 July 2004 - PMA ‘heir apparent’ calls for ISPS probe Lloyd’s List, 6 July 2004 - IMO team defers talks on PSSA legality Lloyd’s List, 8 July 2004 - Intertanko plea to Washington as battle looms over oil spill Bill Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 8 July 2004 - Mixed reception for new York-Antwerp Rules TradeWinds Weekly, 9 July 2004 - Code worries give way to seafarers'...... More