Intertanko: Tanker incidents level off since 2001, drop below decade average

Data compiled and published last month by Intertanko, the international association of independent tanker owners, suggests the trend in tanker incidents per year since 2001 has stabilized at a level well below the average annual number of incidents reported 1990-2000.Average number of annual incidents since 2001 was about 120-150/year, less than a third of the average annual number 1990-2000. Click here to enlarge imageIntertanko said it had recorded 60 tanker incidents during first-half 2004, most minor with no pollution or loss of life. This compares with 130 tanker incidents reported for all of 2003 (Fig. 1). Click here to enlarge imageThe Stena Vision glides under the Commodore Barr...

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