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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

No. 16/2005

  • 28 April 2005 - Offshore Tanker Committee meeting, Oslo
  • 20 May 2005 - Worldscale Committee meeting, London
  • 2 June 2005 – Insurance and Legal Committee, London
  • 23-24 September 2005 – ISTEC, Limassol
  • ... More
  • A Guide to Bunkering of Ships for the purposes of Annex VI to MARPOL
  • Tanker Bills of Lading – A Practical Guide
  • A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book - Part 1 (Machinery Space Operation)
  • A Guide to Crude Oil Washing and Cargo Heating Criteria
  • A Guide to the Vetting Process, 5th edition
  • Tanker Specification Awareness Guide
  • A Guide to Tanker Charters (2001)
  • ... More




    JTP releases the 2nd draft of the Common Structural Rules (CSR) for Double Hull Oil Tankers

    The participants in the Joint Tanker Project [i.e. the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Lloyd's Register (LR) and Det Norske Veritas(DNV)] have this week released the 2nd draft of the proposed Common Structural Rules (CSR) for Double Hull Oil Tankers. This includes a Summary of the Technical Rule Changes to the June 2004 Rules that were published on 6 January 2005 and the Detailed Technical...... More


    Bill introduced to re-authorise ballast water law

    Senator Levin (D-MI) introduced the National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2005 (S. 770) to amend and improve the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990. The bill, which is 130 pages in length, includes some interesting provisions. For example, it would authorise ballast water exchange only until 31 December 2011 . Thereafter, ships would have to utilise a...... More


    PIRACY WARNING: Serious attacks in Somalian waters

    The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has issued a warning to ships following three incidents in Somalian waters from 31 March 2005 , in which pirates armed with guns and grenades have attacked ships. The Eastern and north eastern coasts of Somalia continue to be high-risk areas for hijackings. The IMB further advised ships not making scheduled calls to ports in these areas to stay away from...... More






    Morocco - increase in harbour dues and cancellation of ISPS charge

    INTERTANKO has been informed that an increase of 5% on harbour dues (anchorage dues, entry dues and berth dues) has been retroactively applied as from 1 April 2005 in all Moroccan ports.   Furthermore, with the same retroactive effect, the "ISPS charge" has been cancelled.   INTERTANKO has contacted the Moroccan authorities concerning the retroactive application of the harbour dues and will see...... More