Circular 2/10 (February 2010) Oil pollution in the United States tanker voyage Additional Premium system - 2010 Policy Year

Date: 05/02/2010
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  • The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2010 policy year.
  • Rates have been reduced by 16 per cent.

TO THE MEMBERS

Dear Sirs

OIL POLLUTION IN THE UNITED STATES TANKER VOYAGE ADDITIONAL PREMIUM SYSTEM - 2010 POLICY YEAR

The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2010 policy year.

The new 2010 rates (set out below), represent a decrease of 16 per cent on the 2009 rates. This has been achieved through a combination of a ten per cent reduction on the 2009 rates and the removal of the allocation for additional premium to the upper layer of the Pool.

 The full text of the US Oil Pollution Clause 20/2/2010 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 tankersSBT tankers
(A)

Tankers of more than 1,000 gt

LOOP or lightening

US$

US$ 0.0386

0.078

US$

US$ 0.0323

0.0647

per ton per voyage

per ton per voyage

(B)

Tankers of 1,000 gt or less

either

or

US$ 78

US$ 1,560

US$ 65

US$ 1,300

per voyage

per annum

(C)

Parcel tankers carrying less than 5,000 metric tons of persistent oil as cargo

US

$234

US$

194

per voyage

(D)

Parcel tankers carrying 5,000- 9,999 metric tons of persistent oil as cargo

US$

586

US$

486

per voyage

(E)

Parcel tankers carrying 10,000 metric tons or more of persistent oil as cargo

US$

0.078

US$

0.0647

per entered ton each US voyage

 

 

THOMAS MILLER (BERMUDA) LTD.

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