American Club extends validity of PEME certificates

The American P&I Club announced extension of the validity of its PEME certificates to 31st August 2020, as the significant restrictions on shipowners’ ability to perform regular crew changes continue to be a challenge for the maritime community.

National Maritime Center launches renewal examinations via e-mail

On 1st of May, the National Maritime Center (NMC) will launch a centralized electronic delivery process through e-mails concerning the renewal examinations. In fact, this change offers mariners the ability to request, complete, and submit renewal examinations by e-mail while help them keep the flow of seafarers’ credentials.

Indian Ocean MoU: Decisions on COVID-19 per member state

Indian Ocean MoU published a table including decisions of each of its major member states regarding response to implications created by COVID-19 pandemic. In line with an earlier-released IOMOU guidance, the port State Authority should request the operator/owner/manager concerned to confirm that the flag State and/or the RO,

First solution fully compliant with latest cyber security rules

Wärtsilä announced that it has been awarded a DNV GL type-approval certificate and cyber security certification by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for its Translink solution, part of the company’s connected ECDIS concept.

MPA Singapore: Guidelines on medical examination of seafarers

MPA Singapore issued a circular informing of the medical examination of seafarers and seafarer’s medical certificate, in line with the IMO and ILO guidelines which have been adopted as national requirements for medical examination of seafarers.


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