RMI Marine Safety Advisory No 29-14

BMA-foreign-flagged-vessels-standardsThe Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued Marine Safety Advisory No 29-14 to advisethat the Brazilian Maritime Authority (BMA) has published an English version of its MARITIME AUTHORITY STANDARDS FOR THE OPERATION OF FOREIGN-FLAGGED VESSELS IN BRAZILIAN JURISDICTIONAL WATERS (NORMAM 04), 2013.

It establishes the administrative procedures for the operation of foreign-flagged vessels, except for those of sports and/or recreational use, in Brazilian Jurisdictional Waters (AJB) aiming at ensuring the safety of navigation, safeguard of human life and prevention of waterways environmental pollution.

Among other matters the NORMAM 04 sets forth the procedures for Temporary Enrollment; Condition Surveys of Bulk Carriers; Port State Control procedures; and Surveys on platforms, drill ships, FPSOs and FSOs.

You can read the first version ofBMA NORMAM revision translated into English by clicking here.

Source: IRI