Circular 1/96: Oil Pollution Risks in the US - Additional Premium System - 1996 Policy Year

Dear Sirs,

OIL POLLUTION RISKS IN THE UNITED STATES -
ADDITIONAL PREMIUM SYSTEM
1996 POLICY YEAR

For the 1996 policy year, the terms of the additional premium system for tankers carrying persistent oil to or from the United States will remain the same as for the previous year, save that 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 3,000 gt U.S.$0.27 U.S.$0.24 per entered ton,
each U.S. voyage
LOOP or lightening U.S.$0.135 U.S.$0.12 per entered ton,
each U.S. voyage
(B)

Tankers of 3,000 gt or less
and parcel tankers carrying
less than 5,000 tons of
persistent oil

 

Either
or
U.S.$810
U.S.$16,200
U.S.$720
US$14,400
each U.S. voyage
per annum

Otherwise the terms are unchanged. The U.S. Oil Pollution Clause 20.2.96 reflecting the above rates will be incorporated in the certificates of entry or endorsement slips for the ships concerned.

Yours faithfully,

THOS R. MILLER & SON (BERMUDA)

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