Under the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), port states must ensure that seafarers on board ships in their territory who are in need of immediate medical care are given access to medical facilities on shore.
U.S. sanctions update
During the last few weeks, U.S. authorities have increased their focus on international shipping in a recent escalation of sanctions.
The European Regulation on Ship Recycling ("ESRR") was adopted, and entered into force, on 20 November 2013
New approach to effective detention of ships in the Ukrainian ports taken by the Ecological Inspection
The UK P&I Club have received an update from local correspondents, Dias Marine Consulting, regarding detention of ships in Ukrainian ports.
ECM Client Alert 25-2018: Updated IMO List of National Contact Points & SOPEP/SMPEP Annual Review
The UK Club have received the following client alert from ECM Maritime Services, regarding the updated IMO list of national operational contact points, as well as the SOPEP/SMPEP annual review.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued an updated list of national operational contact points dated July 31, 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.