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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

No. 16/2006

  • 25 April - Latin American Panel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 3 October – Vetting Seminar, London
  • 4 October – Vetting Committee, London
  • 14-15 November – Council Meeting, 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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    INTERTANKO takes initiative against the Panama Canal auctioning of one daily transit slot

    INTERTANKO has received input from members who disapprove of the practice introduced by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) on 1 April 2006, for a trial period of 60 days, to auction one additional transit per day to the highest bidder. To date amounts up to USD 150,000 have been reported in the market. INTERTANKO understands, however, that tanker owners/operators have been instrumental in bidding...... More


    Joint War Committee revises list of areas of perceived enhanced risk

    This week the Joint War Committee amended its list of areas of perceived enhanced risk [war risk areas]. Sri Lanka and the Yemen have been added. Rates are a matter for individual assureds to discuss with their underwriters via brokers. Click here for details.   Contact : John Fawcett-Ellis ... More


    AIS – the importance of correctly entered manual data

    The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is designed to transmit vessel data to other ships and shore stations that are within the VHF-range for information purposes, enhancing the safety of life at sea, the safety and efficiency of navigation, and the protection of the marine environment.   SOLAS regulation V/19 requires that AIS exchange data ship-to-ship and with shore-based facilities....... More


    Oil imports to Europe

    The lack of focus on oil imports to Europe may be due to consumption being rather steady, and/or because European oil supply is rather fragmented and the figures arrive late. The latest information on crude oil imports to Europe by source dates from January 2006. When comparing the latest figures with previous years, there are a number of interesting trends.Crude oil imports peaked in 2004 at...... More







    Newsweek, 10-17 April - Greek fleet set the pace Lloyd's List, 18 April 2006 - Green issues become a red-hot topic Lloyd's List, 18 April 2006 - Intertanko urges more input from demolition yards Lloyd's List, 18 April 2006 - Intertanko keeps green issues high on the agenda Lloyd's List, 21 April 2006 – Barrot to defend pollution directive in court ... More