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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

No. 18/2005

  • 20 May 2005 - Worldscale Committee meeting, London
  • 2 June 2005 – Insurance and Legal Committee, London
  • 23-24 September 2005 – ISTEC, Limassol
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  • 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)
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    Guidelines for port state control officers whilst checking compliance with the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS)

    The Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation, at its thirteenth session (7-11 March 2005), recognising that amendments to Annex I of MARPOL 73/78 (amendments to regulation 13G, addition of new regulation 13H and consequential amendments to the IOPP Certificate of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78), adopted by resolution MEPC.111(50), would enter into force on 5 April 2005, prepared draft guidelines for...... More


    Guidelines for port state control under MARPOL Annex VI

    The Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation at its thirteenth session (7-11 March 2005), recognising that the Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Protection of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto, which added Annex VI to the MARPOL Convention, will enter into force on 19 May 2005, and recognising that many parties theret...... More


    Deadline 16 days away for compliance with Annex VI by all ship operators

    When MARPOL Annex VI to MARPOL (Regulation for the prevention of air pollution from ships) enters into force in 16 days’ time, all fuels sold to ships need to be in full compliance with it. So far, only Singapore has developed clear, compliant guidelines and procedures for bunkering. But even if the ports do not have the relevant procedures in place, ALL ship operators will be expected to compl...... More


    Compensation and liability – the need for international regulation

    We have an international oil spill compensation system that works, so do not destroy it through regional or national schemes - this was one of the main messages that INTERTANKO put over in Brussels this week at the Madariaga European Foundation's seminar entitled "Maritime Pollution in a criminal law framework – new perspectives in European Law, how to combat ship source pollution".   The...... More


    Are voluntary quality initiatives the only sustainable quality initiatives?

    The likely impact on the tanker industry of OCIMF's TMSA (Tanker Management Self Assessment) programme for tanker operators; voluntary quality initiatives; some insight into the evolution of the tanker industry with innovative management practices and technology to improve its efficiency and safety in tanker operations; all will be discussed next month during Norshipping in Oslo.   Ian Hunter,...... More


    Oil supply shortage – crying wolf again, or not?

    Ever since the oil crisis in 1973, when the world feared that it was short of oil, there have regularly been "specialists" expressing concern that we are running out of oil. However, all the time oil production has increased and conveying such alarms has become akin to crying wolf.  However, we read in the Financial Times today that the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Claude...... More







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