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The Thomas Miller Japan P&I team has authored a selection of P&I focused articles covering a range of current issues which are impacting the Japanese regions.
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This article examines the global environmental protection regulations for the ocean, the efforts and trends of the shipping industry in relation to the dumping of damaged cargo at sea, and Japan's response to these issues.
In November 2020, OCIMF (Oil Companies International Marine Forum) published "Recommendations on Usage of ECDIS and Preventing Incidents" regarding the use of ECDIS.
On September 18, 2020, the COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Operators of Oceangoing Passenger Ships (in Japan) were announced.
The International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage was adopted in March 2001.The Japanese Government deposited its instrument of accession for the Convention on 1st July 2020 and the condition for entry into force of the Convention will be met on 1st October 2020.