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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

No. 51/2004

  • 10-13 April 2005, Athens Tanker Event 2005
  • 20 April 2005, Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
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  • Bunker Alert - Low Flash Point fuels in Liverpool, U.K.
  • Bunker Quality Report of 16 December 2004
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    17.12.2004

    Season’s Greetings to all our readers

    This edition of the Weekly NEWS will be the last this year. We wish to thank everyone for their cards and for their messages of goodwill for the Holiday Season, for Christmas and for the New Year. INTERTANKO sends Season’s Greetings to all, with best wishes for the coming year. As in past years we have not sent cards but have instead made a cash donation to the Mission for Seafarers, which care...... More

    17.12.2004

    INTERTANKO foresees dialogue with European Commission on competition rules

    Since the entry into force of EU Regulation 1/2003 in July this year, it is as a general rule no longer possible for businesses to seek individual exemptions from the European Union (EU) competition rules . Companies operating in the EU market therefore have to take full responsibility for being in line with the rules without the certainty that came from filing agreements and from obtaining...... More

    17.12.2004

    Australia informs IMO on its policy on the accelerated phase-out of single-hulled oil tankers

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued Marine Notice 13/2004 reminding owners and operators of Australian ships of the accelerated phase-out of single-hulled oil tankers, the condition assessment scheme, and carriage of heavy fuel oil. It also gives information that AMSA has advised the IMO that: - from 2010, AMSA will deny entry into Australian ports or offshore terminals f...... More

    17.12.2004

    No-special-fee waste discharge system in Baltic reduces operational discharges

    Research conducted by HELCOM (Helsinki Commission - Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission) has concluded that a three-year 40% decrease in oil discharge incidents in the Baltic Sea , despite an increase in shipping activity, is the result of the use of waste reception facilities in local ports. Discharge incidents have decreased from a recorded figure of 488 in 1999 to 292 in 2003. Th...... More

    17.12.2004

    Argentina update of SOPEP contacts sent to IMO

    In a response to INTERTANKO’s enquiry regarding the updated list for SOPEP contacts in Argentina , the Argentine Permanent Representative to the IMO in London has confirmed to INTERTANKO that an updated list of the SOPEP contacts has now been sent to the IMO and awaits inclusion in the National Contacts on the IMO website As reported in last week’s Weekly NEWS INTERTANKO members had noted...... More

    17.12.2004

    Phase-out of small tankers 5,000-49,999 dwt

    When looking at the phase-out schedule for tankers 5,000 - 49,999 dwt (Table 1) we see that there are many tankers that should already have been phased out in 2003. The most likely explanation is that these tankers may be trading in non-petroleum trades or to and from countries that are not signatories to MARPOL. There may also be errors in the database. Some 27% or some 451 of all 1660 single...... More

    17.12.2004

    Russian tanker trade

    There is much attention being focused on the tanker trade to and from Russia . Existing trades are expanding, new trades are developing in the northern and eastern areas. But there are problems with congestion, ice conditions and draught limitations to deal with. Fortunately the number of tanker incidents in connection with oil transportation from Russia has declined in line with tanker inciden...... More

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    DIARY

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    BUNKERS

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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! 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...... More

    17.12.2004

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd’s List, 13 December 2004 – Ship masters face more paperwork Lloyd’s List, 15 December 2004 – Knutsen system tackles prevention rather than cure ... More