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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

No. 06/2006

  • 14 February - Documentary Committee - Working Group, London
  • 15 February – Bunker Sub-Committee, London
  • 17-18 February - INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee (ISTEC), London
  • 22 February - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Luncheon, London
  • 2 March – Hellenic Forum, Athens
  • 14 March – CTC/CTSA Committee, Houston
  • 15 March – Vetting and Chemical Seminar, Houston
  • 16 March – Vetting Committee, Houston
  • 20 March - North American Panel, Stamford, Connecticut
  • 29 March – Associate Members Committee (AMC), Singapore
  • 29-31 March - Singapore Tanker Event 2006, ExCom/Council, Annual General Meeting, Poseidon Challenge
  • 25 April - Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 3 October – Vetting Seminar, London
  • 4 October – Vetting Committee, London
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  • Extended and expanded 6th edition of 'A Guide to the Vetting Process' now available
  • Commentary on SHELLVOY 6 just published
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    Singapore Tanker Event and Poseidon Challenge gather momentum

    INTERTANKO‘s Singapore Tanker Event in March 2006 is gathering momentum, with the ground-breaking Poseidon Challenge acquiring a list of distinguished speakers and participants.   The Singapore Tanker Event, which will be held at the exclusive Four Seasons Hotel , will be opened by Mr. Yeo Cheow Tong, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Singapore . Other keynote addresses will be delivered...... More


    IMB publishes its Annual Report of all Piracy and Armed Robbery Incidents against Ships

    The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC/IMB) has published its Annual Report of all Piracy and Armed Robbery Incidents against Ships from 1 January – 31 December 2005.     Based on all reported incidents, two-thirds of the total reported incidents, 208 from a total of 276 reported attacks in 2005, are from the following nine locations:     Incidents...... More


    Australia – lifeboat fatalities caused by severe corrosion

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a report MAIR 208  of its investigation into the deaths of two crewmen, and the injury of three more, during a lifeboat drill on a bulk carrier off Port Hedland, Western Australia on 7 October 2004.    The lifeboat was being lowered when the aft on-load release hook failed, causing the lifeboat to unexpectedly fall 16 metres into the sea...... More


    Singapore – reminder re life-saving appliances

    The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has issued Shipping Circular No. 4 of 2006 reminding owners, operators, and masters of changes to the maintenance requirements for launching appliances and on-load release gear for life-saving equipment, which come into effect on 1 July 2006.   Contact : Fredrik Larsson ... More


    U.S. petroleum supply and demand

    Much focus has been placed recently on oil imports to China and their importance to the tanker market. However, China represents ‘only’ about 8% of the tanker market while the U.S. still actually represents some 20-25%.    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA’s) latest short-term outlook, U.S. oil demand in 2007 will be 21.48 mbd, 4.25 mbd higher than 15 years ago. The...... More







      Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 2 February 2006 – Who pays for Baltic safety? Fairplay International Shipping Weekly, 2 February 2006 – Owners want pilotage for perilous Baltic Lloyd's List, 6 February 2006 - Round Table knights sharpen Excalibur to drive home message   ... More