Industry News

23/06/2017

The latest VPS Bunker Alerts are now available.

21/06/2017

The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee has confirmed that cyber risks should be managed under the ISM Code.

19/06/2017

The Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation has issued a circular in which they have reduced Value-Added Tax (VAT) on some imports from 13% to 11% with effect from 1 July 2017.

15/06/2017

Details of open and closed ports, including areas to be avoided and the precautions to be taken when transiting Libyan waters.

15/06/2017

The Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) will carry out a special inspection of internationally trading bulk carriers greater than 10,000GT and 15 years or above.

15/06/2017

In light of recent attacks, the Combined Maritime Forces have announced that they will be increasing the naval presence in the western Gulf of Aden.

15/06/2017

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is using ‘sniffer’ technology on the Great Belt Bridge to identify vessels that may be in breach of sulphur emissions regulations.

06/06/2017

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen and Libya have each cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, banning all land, sea and air transport with effect from 5 June 2017.

06/06/2017

Following a number of recent cases, Members are reminded to take care when making customs declarations in Argentinian ports.

02/06/2017

The first creditors’ meeting was held on 1 June 2017 at which the Bankruptcy Trustee reported on the status of Hanjin in the bankruptcy proceedings.

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