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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

No. 34/2004

  • 15 to 16 September, International Maritime Purchasing Association (IMPA) Conference, London
  • 5-6 October INTERTANKO/Mare Forum Seminar on Maritime Transportation of Energy from Russia and Central Asia, St. Petersburg
  • 26-28 October Executive Committee and Council Meetings, Amsterdam
  • 11 November CTC meeting, Singapore
  • 26-28 October Executive Committee and Council Meetings, Amsterdam
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    Downward trend in number of detentions – Paris MoU

    The 2003 Annual Report of the Paris MoU on Port State Control was published on 5 August 2004 . The Report shows that the number of ships inspected has shown a steady increase from 1996, when the number of inspections was 10,256, until 2003, when the number of inspections was 12,382. The number of detained ships indicates a positive downward trend from 2000 when the number of detentions was 1,76...... More


    IACS allows more time for comments on the JTP Common Rules - new deadline 30 September 2004

    As previously reported, the IACS Joint Tanker Project's (JTP) proposed common rules for tank vessel newbuildings were released in late June 2004 with an initial request for comments by 31 August 2004 . INTERTANKO, while supporting the development of the IACS Common Rules, requested IACS to extend the period for comments. The response from IACS received this week indicates that a new deadline fo...... More


    First of bi-monthly gatherings for London/UK-based members

    The INTERTANKO London office is organising a series of bi-monthly gatherings for members with a London/UK presence. In addition to providing a forum for the exchange of information and experience, the objectives of these informal gatherings are: a) to update our members on topical issues as well as the current work programme of the various INTERTANKO Committees, thereby giving the opportunity f...... More


    INTERTANKO presentations to California State Land Commission - Prevention First 2004

    The California State Lands Commission will present its biennial pollution prevention symposium and technology exhibition on 14-15 September 2004, in Long Beach , California . This year's symposium includes timely information on liquefied natural gas issues, ballast water management, marine oil terminal engineering standards, human and organisational factors, and particularly on maritime safety...... More


    The USCG campaign continues – due diligence required when filling in the Oil Record Book

    INTERTANKO has just published ‘A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book (Part I - Machinery Space Operations)’ to address the increasing problems of ships being detained and fined in the USA due to equipment malfunction, errors in logging and the management of ship oil-water separators in the engine room. The US Coast Guard established in October 2001 the Oily Water Separation Systems...... More


    Potential threat to the “homeland” using heavy transport vehicles, dated 30 July 2004 - Revision 1

    On 3 August 2004 the US Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a revised joint DHS/FBI Memorandum regarding the potential security infrastructure threat in the US . The document asked that the owners and operators of the entities within the nation’s critical infrastructure and key resource facilities report suspicious activities potentially indicative of...... More


    The never ending phase-out saga

    The discrepancies in the figures circulating on the single hull tanker tonnage that has to be phased out have not passed unnoticed. INTERTANKO has tried to get to the bottom of this question but this is not easy, partly due to unwillingness to share information. INTERTANKO has on its website a list of single hull tankers, including tables and graphs, that have to be phased out according to EU,...... More





    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! A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation) INTERTANKO's Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) has developed a Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Boo...... More



    Fairplay Daily News , 19 August 2004 - Qasim chairman snubs Intertanko TradeWinds, 20 August 2004 - Club veteran urges battle on bad guys TradeWinds, 20 August 2004 - Japan debates phase-out date Lloyd’s List, 20 August 2004 - Shell shipments rise 25% on Opec output ... More