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The Brazil P&I Club issues circular regarding the Port Health Control

Brazilian port health authorities have become rigorous The Brazil P&I Club has been advised that Brazilian port health authorities, ANVISA, have become rigorous in the inspections of vessels in Rio de Janeiro and São Francisco do Sul with regard to Air-conditioning systems & the Control of Specimens of Synanthropic Fauna Harmful to Health. Articles 60, 61 & 79 ~ 81 (Resolution 72, of 29 DEC 2009) are provided below for guidance. Additionally ANVISA are asking for certificates of compliance with what is foreseen in articles 61 and 80. These resolutions translated read as follows:Quote:Section V Of the System of Air-conditioningArticle 60. The components of the system of air-conditioning of the vessel must be kept in good conditions of the maintenance, operation, control, and cleaning.- 1 The compartment where the mixing chamber of return air and renewal air shall be for the exclusive use of the system of air-conditioning, and the presence, in these compartments, of any materials, products and tools is prohibited.- 2 After the completion of procedures for cleaning and disinfection of the system of air-conditioning, solid dirt must be packed in bags of resistant material and adequate porosity.- 3 The capitation inlets of external air should be protected ...

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The Brazil P&I Club issues circular regarding the Port Health Control

Circular to all Clubs 12-2011 The Brazil P&I Club issues circular regarding Port Health Control and referring to all clubs as follows:PORT WITHOUT PAPERIt seems that finally, this project will take off. The President signed the edicts on 14th and 22nd June concerning the ports of Santos and Rio de Janeiro respectively. These state that as from the 1st of August, in Santos, and from the 15th of August, in Rio de Janeiro, the requests for authorisation to berth, operate and unberth will be made by Owners or their agents to SISTEMA, the name given to the Concentrator of Port Information of the Project Port without Paper (Porto Sem Papel).The next port to follow is the port of Vitoria, in the state of Espirito Santo on the 1st September. The information collected will be available, automatically, to all the organs concerned with vessels arriving in port, viz. Customs, Port Authority, Immigration, Coastguard and any other relevant authority.REMOVAL OF RESIDUES AT THE PORT OF PARANAGUÁThe Customs, in the port of Paranaguá, published an ordinance stating that solid and liquid residues can be removed from vessels only by land and by companies duly certified and authorised for such operation.PORT OF ITAPOÁThe new ...

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The Brazil P&I Club issues circular regarding the Port Health Control

Referring to all clubs The Brazil P&I Club issues circular regarding Port Health Control and referring to all clubs as follows:It has come to our attention that the Port Health Authorities - ANVISA, at the ports Rio de Janeiro and São Francisco do Sul, have become rigorous in the inspections vessels calling at these ports. They are now asking for certificates of compliance with what is foreseen in the articles 61 and 80 of the Resolution 72, of 29.12.2009.These resolutions translated read as follows:The components of the system of air-conditioning of the vessel must be kept in good conditions of the maintenance, operation, control, and cleaning. in good conditions of the maintenance, operation, control, and cleaning.The compartment where the mixing chamber of return air and renewal air shall be for the exclusive use of the system of air-conditioning, and the presence, in these compartments, of any materials, products and tools is prohibited.After the completion of procedures for cleaning and disinfection of the system of air-conditioning, solid dirt must be packed in bags of resistant material and adequate porosity.The capitation inlets of external air should be protected from possible sources of pollution, by providing them with filters, whose action must occur ...

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