Administrative Penalty Imposed to Ships that Fail to Sign SPRO Agreement When Calling Chinese Ports
QUOTE"In recent days, we have heard and encountered some cases of ships failing to sign SPRO agreement when calling Chinese ports, bringing about administrative penalty to owners. To alert owners with the current situation here, we have prepared this circular"
Members can read the full circularhere
Huatai Circular SPRO 1807.docx (383 KB)
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