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Monday, December 11, 2017

No. 32/2008

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08.08.2008

Hebei Spirit - help bring Captain Jasprit Chawla and Chief Officer Syam Chetan home from Korea as soon as possible

We have received the following letter from Neeraj Joshi, a Master Mariner working in Singapore for the United Ocean Group. The views expressed in relation to the Hebei Spirit case are his, and do not necessarily reflect his company's position. He has sent the letter to international shipping associations, national ship owner associations, and trade press.   'Dear Seniors & Colleagues of the...... More

08.08.2008

Plunging tanker freight rates

      This week the freight rates for tankers have plunged. The above graphs show that the average for the year is better than last year, but the fall last week was steep. At the time of writing VLCC rates are lower than suezmax and aframax rates.   According to Clarksons, the average number of VLCC monthly spot fixtures so far this year has been lower than for 2007. And the number of fixtures ...... More

08.08.2008

DIARY

  • 21 August 2008 – Documentary Committee meeting, London
  • 04 September 2008 – INTERTANKO Offshore Tanker Committee (IOTC) meeting, Oslo
  • 08 September 2008 – Associate Members Committee meeting, Connecticut
  • 11 September 2008 – Executive Committee meeting, Monaco
  • 12-13 September 2008 – ISTEC meeting, Monaco
  • 23-24 September 2008 – Chemical Tanker Sub-committee (Americas) meeting, Boston
  • 14 October 2008 – North American Panel meeting, Houston
  • 23 October 2008 – Hellenic Mediterranean Panel meeting, Athens
  • 28-29 October 2008 – Latin American Panel meeting, Cancun, Mexico
  • 3/5 November 2008 – Asian Regional Panel meeting, Hong Kong
  • 12 November 2008 – Chemical Tanker Committee meeting, Singapore
  • 17 November 2008 – Executive Committee meeting, London
  • 18 November 2008 – Council meeting, London
  • 19 November 2008 - INTERTANKO/INTERCARGO U.K. Members Lunch Seminar, London
  • 20 November 2008 – Vetting Committee meeting, London

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08.08.2008

INTERTANKO's ILO 180/MLC 2006 guidance booklet now available!

This new INTERTANKO booklet aims to evaluate how the safety management system could be used to assist in establishing a compliance guidance document for ILO 180/MLC 2006 and provides guidance on:   a)      how to implement, comply, monitor and audit the hours of work or rest requirements and b)      how to provide documentary evidence of compliance.   The book was produced jointly by INTERTANKO...... More