Members are referred to the Alert issued by the Association on 21/04/2017 relating to the Panama Canal Advisory A-15-2017: Modification to Fuel Requirements in Canal Waters.
This Legal Briefing provides a quick overview of the cabotage regimes in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Peru and the United States, highlighting the restrictions, the exceptions, and penalties for violating these regulations.
Members are advised that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued a new marine notice (2018/3), reminding vessel owners, operators and masters of the need to stow and secure cargo containers in accordance with approved arrangements.
UK Club visit maritime cadets for 150th
This week UK Club Senior Loss Prevention Advisor Anuj Velankar and Risk Assessor Ansuman Ghosh visited Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education Training (MANET) and Tolani Maritime Institute in India.
The Club has learnt that Paris MOU, Tokyo MOU, Indian Ocean MOU and Black Sea MOU port state control (PSC) regimes have agreed to focus on the prevention of air pollution by ships during their forthcoming concentrated inspection campaigns (CICs) - 1 September 2018 and 30 November 2018.
Press Release: Over one in ten crew unfitness cases relate to hepatitis - UK P&I Club comments
The Crew Health Team at UK P&I Club, calls for greater crew education on hepatitis.
We are pleased to advise the UK P&I Club has been short listed for the SAFETY4SEA Initiative Award 2018.
Waste ban in Thailand - Update
Further to our bulletin no. 1152 issued earlier this month, Members are advised of the following updates in relation to the waste ban in Thailand.
Preparing for the 2020 low sulphur limit
The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) set 1st of January 2020 as entry-into-force date of the 0.50% m/m global sulphur in marine fuel cap at its 70th session on 24th - 28th October 2016. In preparation for implementation of the limit, extensive work has been carried out by IMO and recently by its Intersessional Working Group that met during 9th -13th July 2018.
The UK Club have received the following update from Dias Marine Consulting, in regards to current ballasting issues in Ukrainian ports.
The Discharge Standard stipulates the control requirements and the testing requirements for discharging oily wastewater and sewage from ships.
UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has launched the first in a series of educational and informative, reflective-learning, training videos.