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Sunday, November 18, 2018

No. 36/2004

  • 15-16 September, International Maritime Purchasing Association (IMPA) Conference, London
  • 23 September, Hellenic Forum Meeting, Athens
  • 28 September, IT Committee meeting, London
  • 29-30 September, INTERTANKO European Reference Group meeting, Brussels
  • 5-6 October, INTERTANKO/Mare Forum Seminar on Maritime Transportation of Energy from Russia and Central Asia, St. Petersburg
  • 12 October, Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
  • 25-26 October, Round Table of international shipping associations Dinner and Forum, London
  • 26-28 October, Executive Committee and Council meetings, Amsterdam
  • 1 November 2004, Tanker Chartering Seminar, Vancouver
  • 3 November 2004, Tanker Chartering Seminar, Houston
  • 11 November, Chemical Tanker Committee (CTC) meeting, Singapore
  • ASBA Annual Cargo Conference, Miami Beach, Florida
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    US Coast Guard/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) meeting on maritime sector threat information sharing

    US Coast Guard/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) meeting on maritime sector threat information sharing On 1 September 2004 , the USCG Port Security Directorate sponsored a meeting to discuss the information-sharing mechanism used to allow the US government and the diverse members of the maritime industry to share threat information, and the need for a maritime sector coordinating entity. Th...... More


    Marine Accident Investigation Bureau (MAIB) safety recommendations

    The Marine Accident Investigation Bureau (MAIB) has asked INTERTANKO to circulate the their Safety Bulletin 3/2004 concerning the accidental release of Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) from the gas carrier "Coral Acropora" at Runcorn on the 10 August 2004 . It states i.a. that “All tanker owners and operators are recommended to ensure that good tanker practice takes place at all times on their...... More


    Shore leave for seafarers contributes to safety

    The shipping industry has formed a united front to call on governments and authorities worldwide for cooperation not confrontation when dealing with seafarers in the context of tighter maritime security. The Round Table of international shipping associations stands alongside the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) in a campaign highlighting the right to shore leave. The IMO has...... More


    London Lunchtime Forum views the issues of the day

    The first of a new series of bi-monthly gatherings for London/UK-based members was held on 2 September 2004 in the INTERTANKO London office. Peter Swift gave a general presentation outlining the principal issues in INTERTANKO’s work programme and the emerging topics of importance to tanker owners. The common rules for tankers, the interface between shipyard, shipowner and Class, and the lack of...... More



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    Phase-out – end of story?

    We have received information indicating that most of the aframax tankers built before 1982 have been converted to PL/SBT, and that only a handful are left for phase-out by 2005. In view of the recent good tanker market, it is likely that many other tankers have also been converted to PL/SBT. This means that the phase-out dates for these tankers will be mainly 2006-2007, currently a quiet time f...... More


    Most sales for decommissioning occur before phase-out date

    One indication that very few Category 1 tankers will come up for phase-out by April 2005 are the current very low sales for decommissioning. INTERTANKO has recorded 6.7m dwt of tankers sold so far for decommissioning in 2004 including: 2004 Number dwt Average age Less 20,000 dwt 39 361,148 28.1 20,000 - 50,000 dwt 31 998,305 27.9 50,000 - 119,999 dwt 41 2,866,359 24.3 120,000 - 199,999 dwt 12...... More


    World’s largest crude oil exporters

    The recently published OPEC Annual Statistical Bulletin has information on the amount of crude oil exported by Member States. The world’s largest exporter, Saudi Arabia , increased crude oil exports by 1.24 mbd from 2002 to 2003 reaching exports 6.52 mbd. This is the highest level of Saudi exports since 1992; however the increase must be seen against the background of the low export level of...... More





    Click here for Bunker Alert 26/2004 from DNV Petroleum Services dated 27 August 2004 – high density fuels in Houston , Texas , U.S. ... 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



    Lloyd’s List, 1 September 2004 - Marshall Islands triples fleet size in four years Lloyd’s List, 2 September 2004 - DNVPS tackles Singapore fuel oil boycott Fairplay Weekly, 2 September 2004 - Q88 updated FTSE ‘Global Markets’, Sept/Oct 2004 - Door to door crude ... More