Guidance regarding non- availability of compliant fuel

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued Marine Safety Advisory No 7-14 with guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This guidance addresses how the US government will implement fuel oil availability provisions for ship owners.

New BIMCO Pamphlet for 2013 VGP

BIMCO has just published an updated pamphlet relating to the 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) and the associated duties to be performed when calling at US ports or entering US waters from 19 December 2013 and onwards.