The Moroccan Ministry of Health has issued a new circular regarding ships arriving in Morocco from French ports.
Members are advised that in order to reduce risks during vessel's navigating and berthing at Yangshan water-area of Shanghai port, the Maritime Safety Administration of Yangshan, Shanghai Port, based on the actual situation of Yangshan waters, has provided their guidance on precautions for the safe navigation of foreign ships within waters under the jurisdiction of the Yangshan MSA.
Our correspondents in China, Huatai Marine, have provided the latest update relating to the distribution of major fishery farms along the coast of China.
Our correspondents in Argentina, Pandi Liquidadores, provides an update on shortages and customs fines relating to Soya Bean imports, after a historically dry season in the country.
Shanghai Municipality and Jiangsu Province Regulations on the Prevention and Control of Ship Pollution
The UK P&I Club received an update on Shanghai and Jiangsu ship pollution regulations from Huatai Marine, effective March 1, 2023
Customs Fines in Senegal
In recent years, Customs fines in Dakar have become more frequent and more expensive
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest breaking news from our listed correspondent Venepandi C.A. relating to the new protocol to crew changes on all Venezuelan ports.
The Club's correspondent, Vitsan Istanbul, has issued a Circular to alert Members to a Notice issued by Turkiye's Directorate General of Maritime on 31 December 2022 regarding the South Anchorage Areas of the Istanbul Strait.
Oasis Circular 2210: MSA issued notices on route adjustment between Yantai and Weihai and alert of fishery farms to the south of the new route
Oasis P&I Services: circular relating to route adjustment between Yantai port & Weihai port and alert of fishery farms to the south of new route
The Club would like to draw Members' attention to the latest circular from our correspondent in China, Oasis P&I Services Limited.
State Council of PRC Issued Notice Regarding Epidemic Control and Assistance to Crew Members on Ocean Going Vessels
Oasis P&I Services Company Limited: State Council of PRC issued notice regarding epidemic control and assistance to crew members on ocean going vessels.
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.
Canada Ballast Water Regulations - Update
Transport Canada recently announced an update to their Ballast Water Regulations (SOR/2021-120) which entered into immediate effect
Texas Ports and Courts update - May 2021
The UK Club has received an update from listed Correspondent Royston Rayzor Vickery & Williams regarding the latest developments form the ports and courts on the Texas coast
The Club's correspondent in the Ukraine, Dias Marine Consulting p.c, has provided the below update that as of 21:00 on 24 April 2021 till 21:00 on 31-10-2021 Russia will limit transit of foreign military ships and other foreign state-owned ships in three regions of the Black Sea within Russian territorial waters.
China: Shanghai MSA issued a Safety Notice on inspection on propulsion and auxiliary machinery
Following the collision in the deep water channel of Changjiangkou (CJK) area, Shanghai Maritime Administration (the "Shanghai MSA") has issued a Safety Notice to urge all ships to undertake thorough propulsion and auxiliary machinery detection prior to departure from the berth or arrival in the restricted waters.
Please find below information received from UK Club correspondent in Turkey, Vitsan; the circular outlines the recent announcement that wash water discharge of open-loop scrubbers is prohibited in Turkish waters
Malaysian Detentions - March 2021
UK Club correspondents, Spica Services Malaysia, report that the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has in the last few days launched an operation named 'Operation Jangkar Haram', which translates to operation anchoring illegally.
UK Club Correspondent Huatai Marine have provided the below Circular (available in both English and Chinese)
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.