Loss prevention bulletins cover a vast range of topics and presently number over 1,000.

The Club has issued a number of bulletins in the past on cyber fraud. Unfortunately, this type of crime continues to cause problems.
The below notice has been disseminated by DP World Australia quoting the source as the Port Authority of New South Wales.
A number of notifications have been received by Members operating LNG tankers, from The Superintendent of Customs in Surat, concerning alleged shortages for recent shipments of LNG to Hazira LNG.
Members will be aware of the tragic sinking last week of the M/V Emerald Star in the Philippine Sea, with the loss of 10 crewmembers. The ship is believed to have been carrying a cargo of lateritic nickel ore at the time, although it is too early to say whether the cargo played any role in the ship’s sinking.
The Club has recently been advised of the amendments to Turkish Law in relation to drug smuggling; of particular note is the confiscation of vehicles which has been summarised in the attached bulletin.
The Club has recently received the below information from our correspondents in Houston on the current operational status of the ports in Texas following Hurricane Harvey.
The Club has recently been notified by our correspondent in China, Huatai, of Typhoons “HATO” and “PAKAR”, which landed in southern China on 23rd and 27th August 2017 respectively.
The Club has received information that on 29th July & 12th August 2017 a small explosive-laden remotely piloted craft (ERPC) had been utilised in and around the Port of Mocha, Yemen.
The Club has received the below guidance from the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations in relation to the escalation of attacks and approaches in and around the Bab El Mandeb Strait
Xiamen People’s Government issued a Notice in late July to implement temporary regulatory and control measures over ships in the port area of Xiamen Bay during the upcoming BRIC meeting, which will be taking place from 3rd September to 5th September 2017. 

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