1150 - 05/18 - Mandatory adoption of mass flow metering system for distillates delivery in the Port of Singapore
Members may recollect previous bulletin by the Club which covered developments in bunkering in Singapore. The Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA ) had mandated that all Marine Fuel oil delivery in Singapore after the date of 01 January 2017 was to take place with the use of Mass Flow metering (MFM) system.
The UK Club has received the following update from South African correspondents, P&I Associates (Pty) Ltd, regarding South Africa's response to the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tianjin Municipal Government Enhances Supervision and Control on Ship Pollution in Tianjin port from 1st May, 2018
The UK Club has received the following circular from local correspondents, Huatai, regarding enhanced supervision and controls on ship pollution in Tianjin port from 1st May 2018.
The UK Club have received the following circular from local correspondents Huatai, regarding stricter regulation on solid waste importation in China from 2018.
The Club has recently been notified through various sources about a newly enforced Yellow Fever quarantine requirement for individuals, vessels and cargo entering into China from certain countries as announced by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) website Announcement No. 11/2018, dated 19th January 2018.
The UK Club have received the following circular from the UAE Federal Transport Authority, regarding the conditions on oil and products cargoes operations in UAE ports, territorial waters and in the exclusive economic zones with immediate effect.
The UK Club have received the following update from Ersoy Bilgehan, regarding inactive vessels in Turkish waters.
The Club wishes to bring to Members' attention that during the recent XIX Party Congress in Beijing, the local authorities in China implemented enhanced security measures at all ports. We were aware of a number of cases where crew members were required by local authorities to surrender their mobile phones or other electronic devices for inspection when ships call at ports in China. Those inspections appeared to have been conducted at random, of if a ship was specifically identified as posing a security threat.
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents Pandi Liquidadores S.R.L, regarding requirements for vessels with anchor restrictions in Argentina.
The UK P&I Club have received the following update from local correspondents Pandi Liquidadores S.R.L, regarding the new SENASA resolution for inspection of holds and tanks in Argentina.
The below notice has been disseminated by DP World Australia quoting the source as the Port Authority of New South Wales.
Update on low sulphur fuel requirement to be implemented in all ports within Yangtze River
Low sulphur fuel requirements were implemented in all ports within the Yangtze River from 1st September 2017. The UK P&I Club have received the following update from its local correspondents on the issue.
The UK P&I Club have received the following circular from correspondents Venepandi, regarding six oil product tankers that are currently docked at the Paraguana Refining Center (CRP).
1137 - 08/17 - Notice of Xiamen Municipal Peoples Government Measures for Upcoming BRICS - Sept 2017
Xiamen People's Government issued a Notice in late July to implement temporary regulatory and control measures over ships in the port area of Xiamen Bay during the upcoming BRIC meeting, which will be taking place from 3rd September to 5th September 2017.