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New guidlines for Inventory of Hazardous Materials

On August 14th, 2015

DNV GL issues Technical Update The new 2015 Guidelines for the Development of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials, RESOLUTION MEPC.269 (68), have been adopted by the MEPC 68 meeting and supersede Resolution MEPC.197 (62) published in 2011. DNV GL issued a Technical Update summarizing the main changes that will influence the preparation and certification of the..

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UK shipping register administration needs urgent reform

On August 14th, 2015

Industry responds with a report identifying what needs to change The way the UK shipping register is administrated needs urgent reform or the red ensign will die, industry has warned. Data emerged early in 2015 showing that the number of ships flying the UK flag has fallen by a third in the last 5 years...

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Paris MoU releases detailed MLC figures

On August 14th, 2015

In 2014, Paris MoU found 5.502 MLC deficiencies In 2014, Paris MoU found 5.502 MLC deficiencies. The Maritime Labour Convention was enforced for the first time during a full calendar year. A new table has been added to the Paris MoU Annual PSC Report reflecting the 14 areas of the MLC. Top 5 of MLC deficiencies Category..

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Safety Management Code For Domestic Passenger Ships

On August 14th, 2015

UK MCA issues note on how to comply with the Audit and Self-Assessment requirements The UK Maritime Coastguard and Agency (MCA) has issued Marine Guidance Note to provide guidance to owners/ operators of Domestic Passenger Ships on how to comply with the Audit and Self- Assessment requirements of the Safety Management Code. Whilst the Code..

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Infographic: Paris MoU Region 2014

On August 14th, 2015

2014 Annual Report on PSC - 'Adjusting Course' Refusal of access (banning) has been used 63 times since 2012 in the Paris MoU region. Most cases involved ships which have been banned for multiple detentions (46), while a significant number (13) were banned for failing to call at an indicated repair yard. The remaining 4..

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Joint CIC Questionnaire for Crew familiarization to Enclosed Space Entry

On August 3rd, 2015

PSCOs will check 10 items during September – November 2015 The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry. The aim of the CIC is to ensure effective procedures and measures are in place..

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Amendments to the Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapters, FSS Code, FTP Code

On August 2nd, 2015

And related fire test procedures The Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninety-fourth session (17 to 21 November 2014), with a view to facilitating consistent implementation of paragraph 2.3.2.3 of chapter 14 of the FSS Code upon entry into force of the related amendments adopted by resolution MSC.339(91), approved unified interpretations on positioning of the aftermost..

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Unified Interpretation of 2010 FTP Code

On August 2nd, 2015

Part 3 of Annex 1 to the code The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at its 94th session in November 2014, approved a circular MSC.1/Circ.1488, with a view to providing more specific guidance for testing and approval of pipe penetrations and cable transits which do not utilize conventional components, for..

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Unified Interpretations of the FSS Code Chapters

On August 2nd, 2015

Chapters 3, 5, 9 and 10 The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at its 94th session in November 2014, approved a circular MSC.1/Circ.1487, with a view to providing more specific guidance for release operation of the CO2 system, fixed fire detection and fire alarm systems and sample extraction smoke detection systems...

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