Circular 2/00: Oil Pollution in the United States Tanker Voyage - Additional Premium System - 2000 Policy Year
- Date: 02/01/2000
TO THE MEMBERS
OIL POLLUTION IN THE UNITED STATES
TANKER VOYAGE ADDITIONAL PREMIUM SYSTEM - 2000 POLICY YEAR
The additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will continue for the 2000 policy year. The new rates, which represent a reduction on 1999, are set out below. In addition the minimum tonnage threshold is reduced from 3,000 gt to 1,000 gt (see (B) below). As before a lower rate per entered 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 tankers||SBT tankers|
|(A)||Tankers of more than 1,000 gt||U.S. $0.085||U.S. $0.075||per entered ton, each U.S. voyage.|
|LOOP or lightening||U.S. $0.0425||U.S. $0.0375||per entered ton, each U.S. voyage.|
|(B)||Tankers of 1,000 gt or less||Either U.S. $85||U.S. $75||each U.S. voyage|
|or U.S. $1,700||U.S. $1,500||per annum.|
|(C)||Parcel tankers carrying 5,000 m/t or less of persistent oil as cargo||U.S. $255||U.S. $225||each U.S. voyage.|
|(D)||Parcel tankers carrying between 5,001 and 10,000 m/t of persistent oil as cargo||U.S. $640||U.S. $560||each U.S. voyage.|
|(E)||Parcel tankers carrying more than 10,000 m/t of persistent oil as cargo||U.S. $0.085||U.S. $0.075||per entered ton, each U.S. voyage.|
Otherwise the terms are unchanged. The U.S. Oil Pollution clause 20/2/00 reflecting the above rates will be set out in an Appendix to the Rules and will be incorporated, by reference, in the certificates of entry.
THOMAS MILLER (BERMUDA) LTD.
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