On the aftermath of the imposition of the martial law, foreign vessels heading to Ukrainian ports on the Azov Sea, such as Mariupol and Berdyansk, may be detained in the Kerch Strait for inspection and search. However, this is possibly not the case for vessels heading to Russian Ports, according to data provided by Dias Marine Consulting.
INTERCARGO issued a reminder on the wet season in Indonesia, which runs from October to April.
Those trading in the area are advised to be especially cautious when accepting cargoes from Indonesia and the surrounding region during the wet season and especially at times of heavy rainfall.
The London P&I Club is aware of an increasing number of incidents related to cyber fraud and reminds Assureds to be vigilant and to be duly diligent by putting in place appropriate procedures in order to combat the risk.
The London P&I Club has issued a warning about continued problems associated with the carriage of Indonesian thermal or ‘steam’ coal, following a number of recent incidents involving owners and charterers.
The London P&I Club informs operators that the Chinese Quarantine Authorities requires Mosquito Eradication Certificate for vessels calling from Zika affected areas.
The London P&I Club warns of an outbreak of dengue fever reported currently in Paranaguá, Brazil which causes a flu-like illness sometimes complicated by haemorrhages or shock and advises to take precautions.
The London P&I Club has issued news alert to inform that their Correspondent in the Philippines, Pandiman Philippines Inc, reports that there have been some problems arising out of a nickel ore cargo being offered for shipment from a port which is not near to a nickel ore mine.
The London P&I Club informs about the lifting of certain US, EU and UN sanctions against Iran following verification by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 16 January 2016 that Iran has implemented the agreed nuclear-related measures as set out in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The London P&I Club has issued Alert News regarding penalties imposed on operators for waste discharged in Bohai Bay, Tianjin
Huatai Insurance Agency and Consultant Service Limited, Xiamen, has recently issued a detailed Circular on the Ship Routing and Reporting System being implemented by the China
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