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 is delighted to be working with Innovative Maritime Emotional Intelligence Center (I.M.E.Q)
The UK Club is delighted to be working with Innovative Maritime Emotional Intelligence Center (I.M.E.Q), a mental health research center with offices in Cyprus, Limassol and Athens, promoting mental health wellness and awareness at sea.
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.
China MSA Implements Special Safety Inspections for Ships Entering the Qingdao Water Areas from 20 April to Mid-June 2018
The UK Club has received the following circular from correspondents in China advising that the China MSA is bringing in Special Safety Inspections for ships entering or intending to enter the Qingdao Water areas for navigation, berthing and operations for a limited period starting 20 April to mid-June 2018.
Every year, the UK P&I Club supports several charities, usually with a maritime connection. In 2017/18, the Club is working with four charities, The Mission to Seafarers, the Sailors’ Society, Mercy Ships and the International Maritime Rescue Federation.
Foreign shipowners trading with Venezuela should exercise caution to be certain that any remittances made through the U.S.
Lessons Learnt: Fall from generator platform
The duty engineer and oiler were assigned the job of replacing a damaged diesel generator exhaust gas thermometer requiring a section of the exhaust manifold to be dismantled. While doing this, he leant backwards to avoid dust blowing into his face with the result that he lost his balance and fell from the platform on to the deck more than two metres below.
The vessel loaded an assortment of cargo consisting mainly of trucks, wheeled and tracked excavators, containers and other general cargo.
Navigation Speed Limit and Restrictions under Heavy Weather for Vessels Sailing within Xiamen Sea Area
The UK Club have received the following update from Huatai, regarding a notice on navigation speed limits and restrictions under heavy weather for vessels sailing within the Xiamen Sea area.
The UK Club have received the following update from Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP, regarding U.S. issued sanctions against North Korea.
Biofouling Standards in New Zealand – Update and advice from the Club’s Correspondents, P&I Services
The Club's local correspondents, P&I Services, have issued the following update on biofouling standards in New Zealand.