ISPS requires that certain spaces are registered as Restricted, which does not mean that they are off limits to all personnel. Restricted means that the area is verifiably secure and so paper seals and plastic seals, which can be seen to be secure without restricting access in the case of an emergency and which identify if they have been tampered with, are perfectly acceptable. In the interest of safety, access should not be padlocked unless specifically required to be. Click on the image to enlarge.
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