USCG Sector Key West reminded commercial and recreational vessels of 300 GT or more of the requirement to file a notice of arrival (NOA) with the USCG National Vessel Movement Center (NVMC) prior to arrival in the US.
A new regulatory amendment will allow bareboat registration in and deregistration from the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) and the Norwegian Ordinary Ship Register (NOR), making ship registration in Norway “more adaptive and internationally competitive”.
New Zealand announced introduction of a new biofouling survey that will involve compulsory hull checks for up to 40 arriving cargo vessels. The aim is to build a profile of vessels that are most likely to be contaminated with foreign marine species.
The Scottish Government has decided to amend regulations so Scottish seafarers no longer have to isolate for 14-days when returning to Scotland for more than 14 days of leave.
The Marshall Islands Ship Registry has issued a revised marine notice to outline the procedures and circumstances by which the underwater examination/survey of a passenger ship’s hull by divers in lieu of drydocking may be permitted.
CLECAT and FEPORT, representing European freight forwarders, port companies and terminals, called on the European Commission to avoid market distortions in the EU and to unbundle the activities eligible for favourable tax treatment under tonnage tax schemes.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Rule 1142 relating to gaseous leaks from tank vessels will continue to be enforced despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) formally initiated its investigation of pending Canadian ballast water regulations alleged to be unfavorable and detrimental to US flag Laker vessels.
The Head of Regulatory and Public Affairs at ABB Marine & Ports, Captain Eero Lehtovaara, stresses the important role of digitalization in the industry by helping seafarers and improving safety standards.
IUMI facilitates the dialogue and raises awareness concerning environmental, social and governance issues within the maritime industry that have direct impact on marine insurers, focusing on the new regulatory requirements related to conflict minerals.
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