Industry News

01/08/2017

A number of the Port State Control MoUs will focus on safety of navigation including ECDIS for their next campaign, starting in September 2017.

01/08/2017

BRICS summit hosted in Xiamen will lead to several temporary restrictions affecting shipping.

20/07/2017

The Danish EPA is expanding its use of sniffer technology from devices mounted on the Great Belt bridge to include helicopter borne devices.

13/07/2017

Cambodia imposes permanent ban on exports of sand in response to environmental concerns.

10/07/2017

The IMO Ballast Water Convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017. However, a number of administrations have co-sponsored a proposal to IMO that could delay the requirements for fitting ballast water treatment systems on existing vessels until 20…

05/07/2017

Updated cyber security guidelines have been developed and published.

04/07/2017

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has issued its latest piracy report for the second quarter of 2017.

28/06/2017

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has issued Marine Notice No.13 of 2017. This notice outlines the new requirements for vessels that require a place of refuge for repairs in South African waters.

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.

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