Circular 1/11: Oil Pollution in the United States Tanker Voyage Additional Premium System - 2011 Policy Year

Date: 08/02/2011
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The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2011 policy year.

The new 2011 rates (set out below), represent a decrease of 12.5 per cent on the 2010 rates.

The full text of the US Oil Pollution Clause 20/2/2011 will be set out in an Addendum to the Rules and will be incorporated, by reference, in the Certificates of Entry. As before, a lower rate per ton will apply to tankers equipped with segregated ballast tanks (SBT) in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 13 of Annex 1 to MARPOL 73/78.

  Non SBT   SBT   
 (A) Tankers of more than 1000 gt   US$ 0.068   US$ 0.0566   per ton per voyage  
 LOOP/Lightening   US$ 0.034   US$ 0.0283   per ton per voyage  
 (B) Tankers of 1000 gt or less  either  US$  68US$ 57   per voyage  
  Or  US$ 1,360   US$ 1,140   per annum  
 (C) Parcel tankers carrying less than 5,000  metric tons of persistent oil as cargo    US$  204US$ 170   per voyage  
   
 (D) Parcel tankers carrying 5,000-9,999  metric tons of persistent oil as cargo  US$  510 US$ 425   per voyage  
     
 (E) Parcel tankers carrying 10,000 metric tons or more of persistent oil as cargo  US$ 0.068   US$ 0.0566  per entered ton  
      each voyage  

Yours faithfully

THOMAS MILLER (BERMUDA) LTD.

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