California's ballast water exchange law
Vessels calling in the United States can still use exchanges to treat ballast water prior to their respective deadlines for installing a USCG type-approved treatment system. However, failure to properly conduct exchanges can lead to substantial penalties, especially in California.
You can read more on this at the attached Legal Update.
The UK P&I Club's legal updates are to alert Members to urgent or recent developments which may impact upon Members' shipping operations.
If Members have any questions on any of our legal updates, please contact the Legal Team via firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or your usual contact at the Club, and we will be pleased to assist with your questions.
33747 - UK_California_BWE1 1 MB
You may also be interested in:
This article examines the outlook for offshore wind farms in the United States, including the two types of offshore wind farm, regulatory compliance and more
In this article, we look at why depression and anxiety in men so often go undetected and unrecognised, especially in male-dominated environments such as seafaring, and what can be done to address this issue.
As part of Hong Kong Maritime Week, Margaret Zhou spoke to Hong Kong Maritime Hub about how P&I cover interacts with War Risk insurance
Circular 13/22: EU Sanctions - updated FAQs published by the EU on the carriage of certain Russian cargoes including coal and fertilisers
On 19 September 2022, the EU amended its FAQs clarifying that the carriage of certain cargoes from Russia including coal and certain types of fertiliser (and related insurance) is not prohibited (under Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014) when the goods are being transported to non-EU countries