Information received from Brazil P&I Club
The Skuld P&I Club, in co-operation with the Brazil P&I Club, refers to Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Foreign Merchant Vessels at Brazilian Ports as follows:
We refer to our Circulars dated 13, 18 and 31 March 2010 on the subject to inform you that as per attached Circular from the Navy’s Department of Ports and Coasts, the Brazil, as a member country of the Viña del Mar Agreement, and using its naval inspectors stationed in the various Brazilian ports, will carry out a new Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) between the 1 September and 30November 2011 on foreign merchant vessels calling the region during the aforementioned period, but this time with emphasis on the vessel’s structural safety and load line aspects, in order to verify the compliance with relevant regulations such as the International Convention on Load Line, 1966.
Aiming to avoid unnecessary fines or delays to vessels entered with the Club, please warn Members of the above.
Source: The Skuld P&I Club