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IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC 98) has adopted amendments to SOLAS 2020

On June 15th, 2017

IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC 98) has adopted amendments to SOLAS 2020 that raise the damage stability requirements for passenger vessels in the event of flooding caused by a collision. These changes used as a basis a series of E.U. and EMSA funded cooperative research projects conducted by academics, shipyards, ship operators, owners, classification societies..

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IMO completes GBS verification

On June 9th, 2017

IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has confirmed completion of the corrective actions requested by IMO to the International Association of Classification Societies’ (IACS) Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC&OT) under the agenda item 6, Goal-Based New Ship Construction Standards (GBS), at its 98th session held on 7 June 2017, ClassNK..

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MLC, 2006 Inspections Yield Positive Results

On June 9th, 2017

Aiming to verify that the minimum standards for working and living conditions have been implemented for crews working on board commercial vessels, as well as generate more awareness, Port State Control Officers in the Paris MoU region have carried out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006. A total of 3,674..

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ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers (FOC Guide)

On June 8th, 2017

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the offshore and marine industries, has updated the ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers (FOC Guide), expanding its industry-leading guidance to the existing containership fleet. “ABS is constantly looking at new approaches to expand safety in the industries that..

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ICS Class: The best performance of a Panamanian RO in Black Sea MOU

On June 7th, 2017

We are pleased to present the sixteenth issue of the Annual Report on Port State Control in the Black Sea region which is published under the auspices of the Port State Control Committee of the Black Sea MOU. Port State Control is of particular importance to the BS MOU member Authorities due to the role..

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WMU, DNV GL Maritime Academy join hands on new program

On June 6th, 2017

  The World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL Maritime Academy have launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) to help people involved in shipping operations, as well as the associated regulatory framework, develop the vital understanding of all aspects of safety and security required in today’s complex maritime industry. “WMU..

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100 days to go – are you ready? The BWM Convention enters into force on 8 September 2017

On June 6th, 2017

With the deadline getting closer, DNV GL wants to remind you that every ship affected by the BWM Convention must have an International Ballast Water Management Certificate. And, to avoid a last-minute rush: the sooner the better. This news provides an update of some critical issues related to the convention. The IMO’s International Convention for the Control and Management..

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Ballast Water Compliance: More than a System, it is Knowledge

On June 5th, 2017

Ballast Water Compliance: More than a System, it is Knowledge By Bryan Bjorndal June 2, 2017 Port State Control inspection of BW records (Photo: Assure Controls) The soon to be enforced ballast water regulations are manageable – if you pay attention The ratification of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention date is fast approaching, and..

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Guidelines for cyber risk management on IMO agenda next week

On June 2nd, 2017

IMO will held its Maritime Safety Committee, 98th Session, next week from June 7  to 16, 2017 in London, IMO Headquarters to discuss latest developments with respect to maritime safety-related issues. Among  many issues under review, MSC 98, will put forward the proposal for Guidelines on maritime cyber risk management. In particular, the MSC will discuss..

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Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU announce CIC on ECDIS

On June 1st, 2017

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has announced that it will be conducting a concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) jointly with the Tokyo MoU. The CIC will focus on navigation safety, including Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS).The Black Sea MoU will also participate in same CIC campaign. The campaign will be held for three months,..

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