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No. 31/2006

  • 31 August – Documentary Committee meeting, Stavanger
  • 14-16 September - Tripartite Meeting, Seoul
  • 19 September - Associate Members Committee (AMC) meeting, London
  • 21 September – Bunker Sub-committee meeting, Athens
  • 22-23 September – INTERTANKO Safety, Technical and Environmental Committee meeting, Spetses
  • 25-26 September – INTERTANKO Executive Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 27 September – Asian Regional Panel, Singapore
  • 27 September – Members’ Reception, Singapore
  • 2 October – Vetting Seminar, London
  • 3 October – Vetting Committee meeting, London
  • 3 October – Tanker Chartering Seminar, Mumbai
  • 23 October – Insurance & Legal Committee meeting, London
  • 2-3 November - World Shipping (China) Summit, Shenzhen
  • 8 November – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, London
  • 13-14 November – INTERTANKO Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 14-15 November – INTERTANKO Council meeting, London
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  • How to order INTERTANKO’s Publications – 3 easy ways
  • ‘A Guide to the Vetting Process' 6th Edition
  • ‘Commentary on SHELLVOY 6’
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    04.08.2006

    China Classification Society celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    The China Classification Society (CCS) celebrated its 50 th Anniversary last week (27-28 July 2006) with a series of special events, attended by many from the international shipping industry, including INTERTANKO Managing Director Dr Peter Swift and the Secretary Generals of the other three members of the Round Table (RT) of international shipping associations – BIMCO, ICS and Intercargo.   Fro...... More

    04.08.2006

    China’s Vice Minister stresses the importance of shared responsibilities in meetings with shipping associations

    Senior representatives of the member associations of the Round Table of international shipping associations, including INTERTANKO MD Peter Swift , met China ’s Vice Minister of Communications Xu Zuyuan and other officials in Beijing on 28 July.    The RT summarised many of the key issues facing shipowners, including the importance of maintaining and supporting international governance structure...... More

    04.08.2006

    Developments in the review process on EU maritime competition rules

    Since the European Commission formally launched its review of the European Union (EU) maritime competition rules in the form of a consultation paper in 2003, it has become increasingly clear that the current rules will be changed. Not only will the current Regulation 4056/86, which grants the right for so-called liner conferences to operate, most probably be repealed, but non-liner shipping wil...... More

    04.08.2006

    IMO amendments to SOLAS on the prevention of accidents involving lifeboats

    On 1 July 2006, amendments (adopted in May 2004) to SOLAS chapter III - Life-saving appliances and arrangements - entered into force (see Resolution MSC.152(78) - Adoption of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974). They are intended to help prevent accidents with lifeboats during drills. They stem from work by the IMO Sub-committee on Ship Design and...... More

    04.08.2006

    Clarification of SOLAS Chapter III, MSC/Circ.1093 and MSC.1/Circ.1206 on lifeboats

    The new amendments to SOLAS Chapter III, which entered into force 1 July 2006 by Resolution MSC.152(78) , have created considerable confusion and frustration in the industry, especially when it comes to the new requirements of Regulation 20 – Operational readiness, maintenance and inspections.   The reason for the confusion is that SOLAS refers in a footnote to MSC.1/Circ.1206 on Measures to...... More

    04.08.2006

    MSC.1/Circ.1206 – Lifeboats - INTERTANKO´s advice on best practice

    In respect of the SOLAS Convention's recommendatory guidelines MSC.1/Circ.1206  – Measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats, INTERTANKO has over the last few weeks visited three leading lifeboat manufacturers in northern Europe to discuss the new guidelines on inspection and maintenance as recommended by the new SOLAS Chapter III, Regulation 20.   The guidelines recommend that lifeboat syste...... More

    04.08.2006

    Guidelines on the fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime accident

    IMO has recently completed and published Circular Letter 2711 with guidelines on the fair treatment of seafarers in the event of a maritime accident. The Resolution and Guidelines apply to all instances where seafarers may be detained by public authorities in the event of a maritime accident.   Guidance is provided to:    (a) Port and coastal states (b) Flag states (c) Seafarer states (d)...... More

    04.08.2006

    MARPOL 73/78 - new Consolidated Edition 2006 available

    The IMO has recently published a new edition of MARPOL 73/78, with all amendments up to 2006 included. Members are advised to contact their nautical supplier, or IMO Publishing direct by following this link: https://www2.imo.org/b2c_imo/b2c/init.do   Contact : Fredrik Larsson ... More

    04.08.2006

    IMO World Maritime Day events

    The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) World Maritime Day is on Thursday 28 September this year. The Secretary General will host his usual reception at the IMO’s headquarters in London .   There will be an additional event this year in London on board the HQS Wellington, which will complement the IMO’s World Maritime Day theme of Technical Co-operation and will showcase the contributio...... More

    04.08.2006

    ISGOTT 5 – distribution commences this week

    The distribution of the new 5 th Edition of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT 5) has commenced this week, according to the publisher, Witherbys. It is hoped to have the present orders distributed within the next two weeks.    Contact : Fredrik Larsson ... More

    04.08.2006

    You may lose your web access

    On 15 August we will do a synchronisation of our web users. Unfortunately our data are not quite consistent. Some of you may therefore lose the login to our web. If you cannot enter the web with your old login, please contact webmaster@intertanko.com for a new login.  You may specify your own login if you have a preference.   Username:………….……………………..(could be your e-mail address)   Password:………...... More

    04.08.2006

    Many tankers converting from single to double hull are for non-petroleum cargoes

    There appear to be a significant number of single hull tankers being converted to double hull tankers. Some of these are petroleum tankers being converted to meet MARPOL Annex I, 13G and 13H requirements - most of them are double-sided tankers. But a good number are converting because, as from 1 January 2007, the revision of MARPOL Annex II will come into force. This will mean that several...... More

    04.08.2006

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    INTERTANKO IN THE NEWS

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