China - The Newly Revised Maritime Traffic Safety Law

The UK Club’s local correspondent has informed the Club of China’s revised maritime traffic safety law, which will come into effect on September 1st 2021.

The Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China MTSL) is the primary law regulating maritime traffic safety in the sea areas within the jurisdiction of the People’s Republic of China. The current version of MTSL was adopted on September 2, 1983 and amended on November 7, 2016. On April 29, 2021, the 28th session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee (NPCSC) adopted the revised MTSL which will come into effect on September 1, 2021. The important amendment in the revised law that may be of concern to the Club/Owners is summarised within the local correspondent’s circular. Club have also attached the original and English translated version for Member’s reference and information.

For more information please get in touch with your Club contact who will be pleased to assist you. 

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  • China: Maritime Traffic Safety Law - Mandarin (285 KB)

    25/06/2021

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  • Huatai Circular PNI202109 - English (520 KB)

    25/06/2021

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  • Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People s Republic of China 20210D0A Revision 1 (214 KB)

    25/06/2021

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  • PNI202109 Circular - Mandarin (858 KB)

    25/06/2021

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UK P&I

Date25/06/2021