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No. 51/2005

  • 10 January - Associate Members Committee, London
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  • Extended and expanded 6th edition of 'A Guide to the Vetting Process' now available
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    22.12.2005

    ~*~ Seasons Greetings ~*~

    It has been a busy year for us all at INTERTANKO as well as for our members and associate members around the world. We have been active on many fronts – at the IMO, in Europe , in the United States , in Asia - including but not limited to environmental and technical, class, insurance, compensation funds. The Association’s Council has finalised a new mission and vision statement for the members...... More

    22.12.2005

    Singapore Tanker Event March 2006

    Preparations are well under way for the Singapore Tanker Event end March 2006, with invitations out to keynote speakers and to participants in the Poseidon Challenge.   The Tanker Event has its own section on INTERTANKO’s website that will be continuously updated as preparations gather pace http://www.intertanko.com/conferences/tankerevent2006/   The Preliminary Programme, hotel reservation and...... More

    22.12.2005

    Manual re-synchronisation of AIS systems essential due to the extra 'leap second' to be added at the end of the year

    According to the Time and Frequency Division at the U.S. National Institution of Standards and Technology, an extra second will be added to 2005 to make up for the slowing down of the Earth’s rotation.   The once common 'leap second' is the first in seven years and reflects the unpredictable nature of the planet’s behaviour. For the first time since 1998, the International Earth Rotation and...... More

    22.12.2005

    Indexing of ships' air emissions - an INTERTANKO Model

    INTERTANKO has developed a model for indexing ships’ air emissions. This includes an indexing model for emissions of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), greenhouse gases (GHG), sulphur dioxide (SO 2 ) and non methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC) during transportation.    By using the simple spreadsheet , which requires only data known to both the owner’s operations department and a vessel’s command,...... More

    22.12.2005

    Italy takes action on Tanktech p/v valves

    As previously reported in our article in Weekly NEWS No. 26 of 1 July 2005, the European Commission issued an Opinion 2005/C 148/03 on 9 June 2005 supporting interim measures taken by the government of Denmark referring to high velocity pressure/vacuum relief valves model NEW-ISO-HV manufactured by Tanktech Co. in the Republic of Korea and recommending that EU Flag Administrations consider...... More

    22.12.2005

    Your input requested to update the membership fleet which will form the basis for the invoicing of membership fees for 2006

    Reference is made to the letter sent to all members on 7 December in which we kindly asked you to send us details of your fleet as you expect it to be on 1 January 2006 . This will be the basis for invoicing for the 2006 membership fleet. Since then we have received information from some 40% of the members.    Click here to view your fleet on the INTERTANKO website.   Please check your fleet an...... More

    22.12.2005

    CHIRP Feedback Issue No.9 provides information on incidents and near-misses

    We are pleased to circulate to members Issue No. 9 of CHIRP Feedback from the Confidential Hazard Information Reporting Programme (CHIRP) for general review and further circulation to your fleets.   CHIRP is a confidential feedback reporting system aimed at passing on information pertaining to near-misses or incidents to avoid repetition. CHIRP is entirely independent of any other organisation...... More

    22.12.2005

    Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) ISIS Triple 3 Database upgraded

    We have been advised by the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) that on 16 December 2005 the ISIS Triple 3 database was upgraded to a new version ( ISIS 3.2.0.6).   Users can access the functionality by following the instructions on the CDI Message Board to download the self extracting zip file at the following link http://www.cdi.org.uk/main.html .   Simultaneously, the ISIS website access...... More

    22.12.2005

    CDI Strategic Review means changes in CDI Inspector Appointment

    Following a recent CDI Board meeting, the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) has undertaken a strategic review of CDI and has made some changes to the CDI system, most notably the creation of a new section called the CDI-Marine Inspection Department (CDI-mid) .    CDI-mid is governed by the Statute of the Stichting Chemical Distribution Institute and is compliant with the Quality Management...... More

    22.12.2005

    California State collecting hull fouling information

    A voluntary programme has been established by the California Marine Invasive Species Program to gather information from ships on their anti-fouling systems. The programme invites commercial operators to fill in a short Hull Husbandry Survey and provide information on the vessel’s anti-fouling system, its application and status in terms of cleaning.   It is clear from the issuing body and the ty...... More

    22.12.2005

    California Clean Coast reporting requirements

    As advised in Weekly NEWS No. 41 of 14 October 2005 , the State of California has enacted the Clean Coast Act aimed at reducing on-board incineration and the discharge of sewage, oily waste and hazardous materials into the sea from ships. This becomes effective as of 1 January 2006 .   Together with the Act, there is a requirement for all vessels visiting the State to submit a reporting form up...... More

    22.12.2005

    Pilotage in Danish waters - cooperation for the future

    Last week INTERTANKO met the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) and the Royal Danish Administration of Navigation and Hydrography (RDANH) in Copenhagen .    The meeting was a follow-up to the letter of 10 October 2005 from the Danish Maritime Authority to various industry organisations, but also to subsequent talks and correspondence between INTERTANKO and the Danish Maritime Authority regarding...... More

    22.12.2005

    Owners will start the year in a strong position to meet the challenges ahead

    Tanker owners have every reason to end the year in a cheerful mood. There has been record low pollution from tankers and a strong freight market. The tanker industry is performing well.   The illustration below may look negative at first sight, but the average rates for 2005 have been strong despite the fall from the exceptional rates seen in 2004. We end the year in a positive mood, with our...... More

    22.12.2005

    PIRACY ALERT AND REPORT

    PIRACY ALERT – SOMALIA (NE and Eastern Coast)   Thirty five (35) incidents have been reported since 15.03.05. Heavily armed pirates are now attacking ships further away from the coast. Ships not making scheduled calls at Somali ports are advised to keep at least 200 nm from the Somali coast.   Piracy Report   The following is a list of areas where an actual attack took place in the period 13 - ...... More

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    INTERTANKO PUBLICATIONS

    22.12.2005

    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

    Lloyd's List, 21 January 2005 - Intertanko hails recycling rules ... More