Update: China opens up 10 ports for foreign crew change and implements circuit-breaker mechanism
The ports concerned have been busy putting in place the necessary measures for conducting crew change operations in compliance with the requirements laid down by the authorities.
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Oliver Goossens, Senior Claims Executive at the UK P&I Club working from the New Jersey Office.
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The UK P&I Club have received the following information from local correspondents, Pandi Liquidadores S.R.L., regarding new regulations for controlling Asian Gypsy Moth when arriving in Argentinian ports.
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Members’ attention is drawn to the following procedures applicable to all oil tankers arriving at ports in Sri Lanka to discharge oil cargo at a single point buoy mooring (SPBM).
It is reported by Chinese media that foreign crew change operations will resume in ten Chinese ports.
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