2017 February

ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table

On February 23rd, 2017

The International Chamber of Shipping  has published its latest Flag State Performance which provides an annual overview of the performance of the world’s flag states against a number of criteria such as port state control records, ratification of international maritime Conventions and attendance at IMO meetings. The Table is mainly intended to encourage shipowners and..

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RMI clarifies issues re MLC financial security certificates

On February 23rd, 2017

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued a marine safety advisory to explain a recent case which occurred with respect to the entity named on the MLC certificates of financial security for death and long-term disability. A number of RMI vessels have been issued deficiencies by Port State Control PSC due to these certificates..

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IMO SDC Sub-Committee: What’s on the agenda?

On February 14th, 2017

The Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction meets for its fourth session from 13 through 17 February.The SDC Sub-Committee was opened by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, and is being chaired by Kevin Hunter (United Kingdom) Key topics on the agenda include the expected finalization of draft explanatory notes to the SOLAS chapter II-1 subdivision and..

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