North Club

Ports declare ban on EGCS Discharges: Update

Following the use of scrubbers issue which has split the shipping industry, the North P&I Club issued an update on the stands taken by the international ports on the use of scrubbers and the allowance of EGCS discharge.

Fines for marine pollution violations increase in Ghana

The past year has seen an increase in reports of MARPOL Annex IV (sewage) violations during PSC inspections in Ghana, particularly in the ports of Takoradi and Tema, which have led to financial penalties against vessels, according to data provided by Budd Ghana. 

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