In its Port State Control Annual Report for 2017, USCG reports how good was the Flag Administration Security Compliance Performance. The targeting Control Action Ratio was fixed at 1.50%. The USCG targets Flag Administrations for additional ISPS examinations if their Control Action Ratio is higher than the overall average for all flags. The countries that during 2017 had the highest Control Action Ratio are Tanzania (1.72%); Turkey (1.37); Philippines (0.82%); Saint Vincent and The Grenadines (0.71%); Bermuda (0.40%).
IMO underlined the necessity of the drafting and enactment of appropriate national legislation for the successful implementation and oversight of IMO’s maritime security measures and organized a workshop, covering this topic, in Cambodia, on February 21-22.
Recognition will now allow IRClass to provide complete statutory certification to Malaysian registered ships
International classification society RINA has certified MSC Cruises under its Best Management Scheme. The goal-based scheme recognises management excellence
Effective June 12, all vessels calling at the nation’s seaports will be required to meet all the requirements of the ISPS Code
On 9 June, the European Commission published a call for tender regarding a Study on Cruise Ship Security
After nearly two years of regular meetings in New York, Singapore and Copenhagen by a joint working group from BIMCO, ASBA and the SMF, work on developing a modern NYPE Time Charter is now drawing to a close.
The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) and the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) have signed an agreement enabling the Korean classification society to survey and certify Danish ships
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