Despite small improvement since June 2020, the critically low water levels in the Parana River continue, as the rainfalls in the basin are still expected to be ‘deficient’ during the last quarter of the year.
Daniel A. Tadros, J.D., Chief Legal Officer for the Managers of the American P&I Club, reviews the latest developments in the area of sanctions and compliance that all vessel operators need to be aware of as they emerge from lockdown and return to business as usual.
The UK P&I Club focuses on one common injury onboard; burns. They explain what a burn is, the structure of the human skin and how to cope with an injury when onboard.
The UK Club’s correspondents in Egypt MESCO issued an update concerning the signing on and off procedures for crew, Egyptian and other nationalities.
The UK P&I Club issued its updated “Carefully to Carry” publication, highlighting the importance of safe carriage, loading and storage of cargo.
The UK P&I Club issued a number of updated questions and their answers about the bunker convention cerfiticates, to assist those interesed.
In a recent webinar, Thomas Miller, TT Club and UK P&I Club discussed factors associated with container casualties to pinpoint key challenges towards safer container ship operations and enhanced security of the container stacks they carry. Attention to numerous factors is needed to avoid repeated casualties insurers noted.
The UK P&I Club launched a guide for shipowners to assist them comply with the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) legislation.
Recent reports say operators are directing ships through the Straits of Magellan and round The Cape of Good Hope in order to save on canal dues amid the suppressed fuel prices. In this regard, the UK Club issued a reminder to Masters of the considerations that should be taken into account when operating in areas of adverse weather conditions.
The UK P&I Club launched a risk identification guide concerning inspections conducted onboard commercial vessels, in efforts to avoid or prevent accidents.
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