IFCA / NDAA 2013: A potential expansion of US sanctions against Iran as of July 1, 2013
Members should be aware that US sanctions regime against Iran continues to develop, with additional measures being introduced from 1 July 2013 which may affect both US and non-US entities engaged in marine transportation and marine insurance.
The additional measures are contained in the "Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012" ("IFCA"), which forms a part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 ("NDAA 2013").
The International Group has also prepared a briefing note on the new measures which is attached above.
Legal, navigational and environmental resources, news and updates on the development of polar shipping. Read more
US VRP Compliance
With effect from 30th January 2014 non-tank as well as tankships calling at US ports will be required to submit VRPs. For Club and other resources to assist in compliance click here
International Environmental compliance
Environmental Compliance resource page collates material in respect of International environmental compliance issues affecting our Members. Information from the Club, Loss Prevention and external resources has been collated in one place for ease of reference.
The Maritime Labour Convention enters into force in August 2013 - resources, news & advice on implementation can be found in this dedicated section. READ MORE
Essential precautions and preparation against piracy, as well as additional information and resources, loss prevention advisories and useful external web links