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No. 41/2004

  • 12 October, Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
  • 14 October, INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee meeting, Oslo
  • 25-26 October, Round Table of international shipping associations Dinner and Forum, London
  • 26 October, Bunker Sub-committee meeting, London
  • 26-28 October, Executive Committee and Council meetings, Amsterdam
  • 28 October, Communications and PR Committee Meeting/Working Dinner, Amsterdam
  • 29 October, Mare Forum Ship Finance 2004 in Amsterdam
  • 1 November - International Chartering Forum - Stamford, CT
  • 3 November - International Chartering Forum - Houston
  • 4-5 November, ASBA Annual Cargo Conference, Miami Beach, Florida
  • 10 November - Asian Regional Panel - Tokyo
  • 10 November, INTERTANKO Tanker Seminar, Tokyo
  • 11 November, Chemical Tanker Committee (CTC) meeting, Singapore
  • 16 November, INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar, Singapore
  • 17 November, Vetting Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 17 November, Offshore Tanker Committee meeting, Oslo
  • 1-2 December, INTERTANKO Iberian Peninsular Seminar, Madrid
  • 2 December, ITOPF International Seminar in association with INTERTANKO, Madrid
  • ... More
  • Bunker Alert - Low flash point fuels in Novorossiysk, Russia
  • Bunker Quality Report of 30 September 2004
  • ... More

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    Article

    08.10.2004

    EMSA Panel on Double Hull Tankers focuses on corrosion, maintenance and repairs

    More emphasis was placed on matters related to double-hull tankers in service that on newbuildings when the EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency) Panel on Double Hull Tankers held its 3rd meeting on 1 October 2004 in Brussels under the chairmanship of Ib Matthiesen, Head of the EMSA Unit of Safety, Inspections and Implementation. The Panel addressed a number of issues relevant to double hull...... More

    08.10.2004

    Dr. Karla Peijs, Dutch Minister of Transport, to address INTERTANKO Council

    Dr. Karla Peijs, Dutch Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management and Chairman of the European Transport Council, has accepted our invitation to address INTERTANKO’s Council at its dinner in Amsterdam on Wednesday, 27 October 2004 . At a time when the Netherlands holds the Presidency of the European Union, Dr. Peijs has shown a willingness to engage in an open and frank exchange o...... More

    08.10.2004

    Schwarzenegger vetoes California air emissions bill

    California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed Assembly Bill 2042 . This bill, if enacted, would have required the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach , in conjunction with various state and local agencies, to develop a programme to severely restrict air emissions from ships, cargo handling equipment, locomotives, and commercial vehicles. In his veto message , the Governor holds that the...... More

    08.10.2004

    IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee meets next week to consider key changes to international shipping regulations

    Under the guidance of Andreas Chrysostomou the IMO’s key environmental forum, the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC), will meet next week in London to continue action on several key legislative changes. INTERTANKO will be attending with a strong delegation to cover revisions to Annex I and II of MARPOL, continued work on the ballast water management Convention, a review of the...... More

    08.10.2004

    Ship recycling to be a key issue at next week’s meeting of IMO’s MEPC

    The IMO’s Secretary General, Thimio Mitropoulos, has made it clear that ship recycling will be a key issue during next week’s meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in London . With activity on the ship recycling issue taking place in two other United Nations agencies, Basel and the International Labour Organisation, the IMO is seen as the focal point for progressing the...... More

    08.10.2004

    Industry seeks practical implementation of ballast water rule at IMO

    In an effort to ensure the smooth implementation of the International Ballast Water Convention, adopted in February this year, the IMO has tasked its long-established working group on ballast water to complete key guidelines in the next two weeks. With the Convention’s first deadline in 2009, the IMO’s Working Group on Ballast Water (BWWG) began work this week and will continue through next...... More

    08.10.2004

    INTERTANKO supports Common Rules, but quality and common adoption more important than speed.

    INTERTANKO MD Dr Peter Swift delivered a message at the Russian Maritime Register for Shipping’s seminar in St Petersburg declaring firm support for the Common Structural Rules for Tankers developed by the Joint Tanker Project - support given on the basis that the new rules are introduced as quickly as possible and applied to all, with no exceptions. “However neither quality nor common adoption...... More

    08.10.2004

    Developments and challenges of Russia’s oil exports discussed at Mare Forum in St. Petersburg

    The Mare Forum held in St Petersburg this week brought together many leading representatives of Russian and international shipping, oil and related companies, with several INTERTANKO member companies prominent in presentations and panels. The delegates to the conference on the “ Maritime Transportation of Energy from Russia and Central Asia : Challenges and Opportunities ” focused mainly on the...... More

    08.10.2004

    The U.S.C.G. Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) focuses on fire protection response and cargo transportation security

    The U.S. Coast Guard Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) held its autumn meeting in Washington , DC on 30 September 2004 . The agenda focused on reports from various CTAC subcommittees including status reports from the CTAC National Fire Protection Association 472 and Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security Subcommittees. Also discussed were the responsibilities and limitations of...... More

    08.10.2004

    Monitoring of cargo tank pressure/vacuum valves - safety alert

    There have been a number of reports recently on problems and safety alerts associated with the possible malfunctioning of pressure/vacuum (p/v) valves onboard tankers. During the last week of September the Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a Circular reminding Masters to maintain cargo tank p/v valves and monitor their operation during cargo operations to ensure they are workin...... More

    08.10.2004

    POINTS OF VIEW

    Singapore’s decision to allow single-hulls after 2010 throws down marker for tanker industry... More

    08.10.2004

    INTERTANKO highlights the importance of Russian oil at the Mare Forum, St. Petersburg

    The increase in oil exports from Russia has probably saved the world from an oil crisis, said Erik Ranheim , INTERTANKO’s Manager Research and Projects, at the Mare Forum, St. Petersburg , 5-6 October 2004. In his presentation “The importance of Russia and its neighbouring countries for the tanker market”, Ranheim pointed out that Russia has the seventh largest oil reserves in the world and it...... More

    08.10.2004

    DIARY

    08.10.2004

    BUNKERS

    08.10.2004

    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 PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER! Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide This publication is complementary to the successful INTERTANKO publication ‘A Guide to Tanker Charters’. The new Guide: Describes both law and practice regarding tanker bill...... More

    08.10.2004

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd’s List, 5 October 2004 - Coalition to fight EU criminalisation Bill TradeWinds, 7 October 2004 - USCG slams Romney act Lloyd’s List, 7 October 2004 – In Brief – Intertanko forecast ... More