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

14/08/2019
The Club’s Indonesian Correspondents, SPICA, have advised that every ship sailing in Indonesian territorial waters are now required to install and activate an automatic identification system (AIS). The regulation will take effect from 20 August 2019.
08/08/2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have published the enclosed “in-season bulletin” regarding ongoing 2019 Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) inspections and enforcement. 
23/07/2019
23/07/2019: Ukrainian Ballast Regulations Update - Suspension of Ecological Inspectors activity in Ukrainian ports
07/05/2019
The Club has recently been notified of an increase in Port State Control (PSC) detentions experienced by Singapore ships, due to sewage treatment plant defects.
01/05/2019
INTERTANKO have recently received reports from Members in relation to uncharted terminals in China ports. Hydrographic inaccuracies and the non-marking of existing terminals on charts pose serious navigational risks and prevent ship Masters from carrying out proper passage planning and risk assessment.
18/02/2019
The Club have been advised of Member vessels being detained by the Indonesian Navy whilst anchored in Indonesian territorial waters. Many of these detentions are occurring in vessels anchored in waters around the island of Bintan, in the Eastern portion of the Singapore Straits.  
16/01/2019
The UK P&I Club and the TT Club have recently been advised that a consignment of aluminium pellets (or dross) was found at the port of loading with the doors and sides of the container blown out. The terminal arranged for samples of the commodity to be tested by a laboratory, on the basis that there was no evidence that the unit had been dropped during handling.
14/01/2019
Reference is made to the most recent update from the Club, giving notification of the new tariff for pollution fines in Turkish waters. Particular attention should be given to the fact that these administrative fines imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, pursuant to the Turkish Environmental Code (EC), are drastically increased in comparison to previous tariffs.
17/12/2018
The Club has recently been notified drawing manifold samples is not allowed in Sabtank terminal in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
14/12/2018
The third edition of “Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships” has recently been published to provide the maritime industry with updated and enhanced guidance on managing cyber related risks. The new version 3 addresses the requirement to incorporate cyber risks in the ship’s Safety Management System and reflects a deeper experience with risk assessments of operational technology (OT) - such as navigational systems and engine controls. Additional guidance for dealing with the cyber risks to the ship arising from parties in the supply chain is also included.

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