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No. 30/2004

  • US oil imports support the strong VLCC market
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  • 5-6 October INTERTANKO/Mare Forum Seminar on Maritime Transportation of Energy from Russia and Central Asia, St. Petersburg
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  • High sediments fuels in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • High abrasives fuel in Limassol, Cyprus
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    23.07.2004

    FPSO/FSU/Shuttle Tankers security interface - suggested guidance

    As previously reported, the IMO’s ISPS Code and the U.S. MTSA do not require that some of the offshore units such as FPSOs and FSUs develop a security plan. Consequently, tankers loading at these units are potentially interfacing with a "non compliant" facility. According to the IMO’s advice, the Ship Security Plan should contain security measures and procedures covering an interface as...... More

    23.07.2004

    Condition assessment scheme for Category 1 oil tankers

    The IMO has issued MEPC Circ. 416 of 3 June 2004 clarifying that oil tankers classified under MARPOL as Category 1 that are due to complete their Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) prior to 5 April 2005 need not complete CAS as such tankers will be phased out on 5 April 2005 upon entry into force on that date of the revised regulation 13G of MARPOL Annex I. Contact: Dragos Rauta ... More

    23.07.2004

    Condition assessment scheme for Category 2 & 3 oil tankers carrying HGO

    As advised previously, as from 5 April 2005, MARPOL Regulation 13G(6) will require that all single hull oil tankers (Categories 2 and 3), 15 years of age and over, shall comply with the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) concurrent with the first intermediate or renewal survey after that date. We also wish to remind members that the CAS procedures set up a detailed timeline for the preparation a...... More

    23.07.2004

    Standardisaton of commands between pilots, captains and tugs

    Seariver Marine Inc. has given INTERTANK permission to circulate the following suggested tug commands, which have been compiled in an effort to begin the process of standardising the communications between pilots, captains, and operators of escort and assistance tugs in the United States . The purpose of the standardisation is to reduce the possibilities of breakdowns in communication between...... More

    23.07.2004

    Singapore - the importance of cargo segregation

    Singapore 's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has reminded chemical terminal operators of the importance of cargo segregation. Port Marine Circular No. 19 of 7 July 2004 highlights the risks of failing to comply with the requirements of the IBC and BCH Codes and the usefulness of the US Coast Guard's Compatibility Chart as a guide to the identification of incompatible cargoes. The circular...... More

    23.07.2004

    MENAS navigational aids - details of light tender MV Relume

    Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 51 of 19 December 2003 , the latest GA drawings and technical specifications of the light tender MV Relume, which plays a vital role in maintaining navigational aids throughout the Arabian part of the Gulf region, can be downloaded from the INTERTANKO web site. More details are available on the Middle East Aids Service website ... More

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    BUNKER ALERTS

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    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

    23.07.2004

    INTERTANKO in the News

    Tankertrends, 16 July 2004 - A safer and safer industry Tankertrends, 16 July 2004 - Tower of Babel Lloyd’s List, 21 July 2004 - Intertanko plea for time on double-hull proposals Lloyd’s List, 22 July 2004 - Salvage union voices concern over seafarer criminalization ... More