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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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In November 2020, OCIMF (Oil Companies International Marine Forum) published "Recommendations on Usage of ECDIS and Preventing Incidents" regarding the use of ECDIS.
The New Japanese Maritime Law
The Japanese Maritime Law ("the law") was first codified as part of the Japanese Commercial Code ("the Code") in 1899, but for over a century, the law did not undergo any substantive or material amendments
On September 18, 2020, the COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines for Operators of Oceangoing Passenger Ships (in Japan) were announced
Ship to Shore Communication
Communication is vital for the safe navigation and management of ships, this is true for communications within a ship as well as for ship-to-shore communications
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
Nairobi - The Wreck Removal Convention
To protect parties damaged by pollution and wreck incidents the Japanese government requires P&I insurance for all ships that visit Japanese ports
The UK Club's Video Series - An Introduction
We are proud to introduce our collection of free-to-access videos
Bunker Convention Certificates - Q&As
The UK P&I Club have updated their Q&A on Bunkers Convention Certificates for 2020.