The UAE Accedes to the Intl Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage
The United Arab Emirates has acceded the International Convention On Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001.
UAE ratifies the 1996 Protocol to LLMC 1976
On 10 November 2020, the UAE ratified the 1996 Protocol by virtue of the Federal Decree number 167 of 2020; the Protocol has entered into force for the United Arab Emirates on 23 May 2021.
The following table lists countries which have imposed bans on vessels fitted with open-loop SOx scrubbers calling at their ports, and on the discharge of washwater from these scrubber systems within their port waters.
The UK Club has received the attached circular from the Port of Fujairah Marine Department, regarding a recent ban on open loop scrubbers within the port.
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 has received a number of updates from its correspondent network regarding the decision of a number of countries to cut diplomatic ties to Qatar.