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Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) specialises in marine fuel management and provides Fuel Quality Testing services and Bunker Quantity Surveys.


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


The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have recently issued a joint bulletin highlighting the threat of Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) and outline some of the actions that should be taken by vessels.


The Seoul Central District Court has given notice (on 17 February 2017) of its decision to discontinue the rehabilitation proceedings of Hanjin Shipping.


There has been some reported confusion regarding sanitary regulations imposed on vessels by Argentina’s authorities.


The recent Executive Order issued by President Trump regarding restrictions on immigration to the United States has been temporarily suspended. This suspension followed a legal challenge to the Executive Order and is therefore not currently enforced.


North’s P&I correspondent Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Ltd has issued a Circular regarding changes to China's Ministry of Transportation requirements.


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) intends to close 23 of the country’s 41 nickel ore mines, with a further 5 having their operations suspended.


The International Group (IG) and the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) have amended its Guidelines for the Carriage of Calcium Hypochlorite in Containers.


Guidelines issued on fuel sampling locations and sample handling on board vessels.


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