ClassNK announced that it has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 1 June 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance, in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects, feedback from damage investigations, requests from industry etc.
The IMO Facilitation Committee held its 42st Session (FAL 41), from Tuesday 4 through Friday 7 April 2017. Mr Y Melanas (RUSSIAN FEDERATION) chaired the meeting together with his Vice Chair, Mrs M Angsell (SWEDEN), both of whom were subsequently re-elected for 2018.
In October 2016, the U.S. Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control announced amendments to the Cuban Asset Control Regulations, which restrict the scope of the application of the “180 day rule,” by permitting ships to carry a wider range of cargos to be imported to Cuba from third countries, without their being subject to the rule.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued ship security advisory which serves as advance notice that, effective 01 April 2017, RMI Maritime Administrator will no longer receive SSAS alerts directly from any vessel.
ClassNK amends its Rules in response to industry needs
The Government of Lithuania voted in favor of approving the new maritime law amendments proposed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications
Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has released the world’s first mobile app containing all up-to-date IMO conventions
Ireland: Minor amendments to Ship Security Plans and Records Retention
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