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No. 07/2005

  • 25 February 2005 - Asian Regional Panel meeting, Hong Kong
  • 2 March 2005 - INTERTANKO/Braemar Seascope Seminar, Shanghai
  • 10 March 2005 - Emergency Response Training Course, London.
  • 21 March 2005 - North American Panel meeting, Stamford, CT, U.S.
  • 7 April 2005 - Vetting half-day seminar, Athens
  • 8 April 2005 - Vetting Committee meeting, Athens
  • 10-13 April 2005 - Athens Tanker Event 2005
  • 10 April 2005 – Associate Members’ Committee (AMC) meeting, Athens
  • 13 April 2005 - Documentary Committee meeting, Athens
  • 14 April 2005 - International Chartering Forum, Athens
  • 20 April 2005 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 28 April 2005 – Offshore Tanker Committee meeting, Oslo
  • 5 May 2005 – Worldscale Committee meeting, London
  • ... More
  • High density fuels in San Diego, California
  • High density fuels in Durban, South Africa
  • High density fuels in Los Angeles, U.S.
  • ... More

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    18.02.2005

    INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting (AGM) 12 April 2005 in Athens.

    The INTERTANKO Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Athens Tanker Event 10-13 April 2005 and is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 12 April 2005 , 1630 hours - 1730 hours, at the Divani Apollon Palace & Spa, 10 Ag. Nikolaou & Iliou Street, 166 71 Athens – Vouliagmeni , Greece . An invitation was issued to the Association’s members and associate members (via Area Contacts...... More

    18.02.2005

    INTERTANKO meets key MEPs to discuss the Sulphur in Fuel Directive

    It is expected that the major amendments to the Sulphur in Fuel Directive 1999/32 will be concluded and adopted during 2005. The European Parliament will vote on its second reading amendments on 13 April 2005 . Prior to this vote there will be informal contact between the Parliament and the Council in order to try to reach an agreement and avoid a conciliation procedure (third and final...... More

    18.02.2005

    First Joint United Nations (UN) meeting on ship scrapping

    For the first time since the issue of disposing of old ships was placed on the agenda of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the three United Nations (UN) agencies associated with action to curb the problems at recycling facilities met this week to discuss and evaluate the internationally coordinated effort in this area. Hosted by the IMO at its London headquarters, the IMO, the Base...... More

    18.02.2005

    COMSAR discusses long range identification and tracking (LRIT) and ship security alert (SSA) systems

    The IMO Subcommittee on Radiocommunication and Search and Rescue (COMSAR) held its 9th session 7-11 Feb 2005. The major issues of concern to INTERTANKO were maritime security items relating to long range identification and tracking (LRIT) of ships and ship security alert (SSA) systems. With regard to LRIT, COMSAR was tasked with resolving a number of outstanding technical issues so that the...... More

    18.02.2005

    IACS to refrain from issuing CAS certification for flag administrations

    In a recent revision of its Procedural Requirements PR 22-Rev.1 , the International Association of Classification Societies ( IACS) has decided to decline any request to fulfil the Flag State's statutory obligation of issuing CAS ( Condition Assessment Scheme ) Statements of Compliance, as might be required by some Flag Administrations lacking the necessary expertise and resources. As you may...... More

    18.02.2005

    Peter Swift addresses Port State Control Conference 2005

    The annual Port State Control Conference (PSC) in London this week focused on the latest developments in the various regimes, the sharing of information between the different MoUs and the plans for extension of the IMO Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS) database and of EQUASIS. There was considerable interest in the IMO proposals to expand the erstwhile PSC workshop into an I...... More

    18.02.2005

    Important decisions taken by ISTEC on a number of issues

    As previously announced the INTERTANKO Technical, Safety and Environmental Committee (ISTEC) held its 26th meeting in London on 4-5 February 2005. Decisions were taken on the following issues: IACS Common Rules for tankers, Industry guide to tanker maintenance. Follow-up to Bahamas Prestige Accident Report recommendations Ice Rules for tankers Definition of “heavy grades of oil” (OCIMF paper at...... More

    18.02.2005

    HOGANSAC holds first 2005 meeting

    The first full 2005 meeting of the Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) was held on 10 February 2005 , at the Barbours Cut Cruise Terminal, Houston , Texas . The purpose of HOGANSAC is to provide advice and consultation to the Commandant on matters relating to the transit of vessels and products to and from the ports of Galveston , Houston and Texas City , and throu...... More

    18.02.2005

    INTERTANKO members can now register their Questionnaire 88 forms with Q88.com - free of charge

    One of the benefits offered to owners through the use of Q88.com is the opportunity to publish their Questionnaire 88 on the web site. This allows their customers and vendors (charterers, brokers, agents, etc.) to quickly retrieve the vessel information directly on the web site. Up to now, only fee-paying subscribers have had access to this feature. Starting today, all INTERTANKO members can...... More

    18.02.2005

    INTERTANKO ready to start benchmarking

    INTERTANKO is now ready to start a cost benchmarking pool and the members that have expressed an interest in this project have been sent a draft proposal showing how costs should be reported. The benchmarking project will involve a systematic process comparing own company performance with that of other tanker companies. The benchmarking project will include a collection of cost and other...... More

    18.02.2005

    Why the increase in Suez transits for tankers below 50,000 dwt?

    The number of small tankers below 50,000 dwt transiting the Suez Canal laden northbound has averaged 66 passages (between 51 and 77) per month since 2000. In August 2004 it jumped to an average of 84 passages and has averaged 89 passages in the period August 2004 - January 2005 with a maximum in January of 102 passages, the highest we have recorded for this segment. The total number of transits...... More

    18.02.2005

    Piracy Report

    The following is a list of areas where an actual attack took place in the period 8 – 14 February 2005, as reported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre. A more detailed description of each incident can be found in the IMB website . Cement terminal, Pertigalete port, Venezuela (10:16N 064:35W) Banjarmasin Roads, Indonesia Kindly note that the piracy reports cover al...... More

    18.02.2005

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    18.02.2005

    BUNKER ALERTS

    18.02.2005

    INTERTANKO in the News

    TradeWinds Weekly, 11 February 2005 - Owners fight 'safety tax' ... More