Proinde Guidelines: Shipboard sanitary inspection in Brazil / Mosquito-borne diseases in Brazil
Diseases transmitted to humans by mosquitoes have been growing over the last decades and now affect about half of the world's population, particularly in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In recent years, Brazil has recorded numerous outbreaks of mosquito-borne infectious diseases that are of significant concern to the health of seafarers and passengers with potential impact on the safe operation of vessels.
The Club would like to draw to the attention of Members trading to Brazil a well written and comprehensive update on the cabotage trade in Brazil
STS tranfers in Brazil have never been regulated but from 1 December 2021, the National Waterway Transport Agency (ANTAQ)'s Resolution 59 of 28 October 2021 will govern such operations
While Brazil is a world-class shipping hub, trading to and from the regions presents unique challenges to the domestic and foreign-flagged ships calling at Brazil's ports,for both locally-based and overseas Members, the Club's examines current shipping trends in Brazil and provides valuable insight to assist with smooth sailing.
The UK Club would like to direct Members to Representacoes Proinde Ltda's newsletter, Proinde News| 17 September 2021, which contains well written articles on many topics pertaining to Brazil.
Members may be interested to know that the above agreement signed between the two countries on 15 August 1985, reserving shipments between Argentina and Brazil to Argentinian and Brazilian vessels, will come to an end next February
On 23 July 2020, the National Immigration Council issued Resolutions CNig The Federal Police issued a notice exceptionally and temporarily accepting, until at least 15 June 2021, seafarers' identity document (SID) issued under the format of ILO Convention C108, provided it is from member states to the ILO Convention C185, which is the case of India, among other nations.
The UK P&I Club's correspondents in Brazil, Representacoes Proinde Ltda, have published on their website a Practical Guidance entitled Loading Soya Beans in Brazil
The UK Club have received the folowing update from local correspondents, Representacoes Proinde Ltda, providing practical guidance for Members on Brazil's Northern Arc ports.
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.
Brazilian Soya Beans Destined to China
The UK Club have received the following update from correspondents van Herp & Frumento (P&I Services) Ltda, regarding Brazilian soya beans destined for China.
Draft Limitation at Santos
Members are advised that until further notice, the Harbour Master (Port captaincy) Santos has reduced the maximum draft at the entrance to the port from 13.20 metres to 12.30 metres. The Club will provide updates as the situation develops.
Brazilian Meat Import Ban
On 17 March 2017, a Brazilian Federal Police investigation codenamed Carne Fraca ("Weak Flesh" in Portuguese) launched in 2015 became public, leading to many countries imposing bans on Brazilian meat products.
Petar Modev, Senior Loss Prevention Executive at UK P&I Club, in conjunction with CWA International, advises on the safe carriage of soya beans.