Stowage Tubes on Deck
The ship above carries its own stainless steel flexible hoses, which are very expensive, in stowage tubes on deck. This is a good idea because it assists against factors such as:-
Damage protection - The expensive stainless steel flexible hoses can be correctly stowed without any kinks and ship's staff cannot walk on the pipes, therefore reducing damage.
Weather protection - In cold climates there's less chance of the stainless flexible hoses from freezing, hence easier handling by ship's staff and quicker connections to shore facilities.
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
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