Recent Action Notice for Publication of ITSR (Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations) Amendment
The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published a final rule in...
The ILO MLC Smartphone App, developed by The Club and Lloyd's Register is aimed at assisting Members and Ships Crews' to ensure they are in compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention 2006, which will enter into force in August 2013. The app is free, and available for iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones.
BIMCO has published the GUARDCON contract for the employment of security guards on vessels.
Although not endorsing the use of security guards on board vessels, it addresses key issues including adequate insurance, lawful...
Attached are the latest lists of Agents, Consortia and SPROs as of 20th May 2013.
China SPROs Update - Friday 16th December
Overnight, a number of shipowners have reported being contacted by a consortium, or 'umbrella organisation', purporting to represent SPROs...
The HM Treasury has released details on the financial sanctions in respect of restrictions directed by the Council of the European Union.
The document also contains a list of named individuals and entities against whom sanctions are imposed.
On the 18th August 2011, the US Government issued an Executive Order that blocks property of the Syrian government, including all entities controlled by the Syrian government. The Executive Order prohibits...
In July 2009, the United States, Canada and France jointly proposed to the IMO to create an Emissions Control Area (ECA) off the coast of the North American continent. The aim of...
The last eighteen months has seen numerous new sanctions regimes introduced by the EU, UN and the U.S. Amongst the shipping community, there has naturally been a heavy focus on Iranian and Libyan sanctions. It is important to understand, however, that there are now a whole host of countries facing sanctions from the EU, UN and U.S.
Japanese Container ports located south of the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami are undamaged but questions remain surrounding future power supplies. The Club would recommend that where carriers accept refrigerated...