Suspension of EU, US sanctions against Iran into force

The UK P&I Club has issued Circular on Iran Sanctions Update addressing the anticipated changes in EU and US sanctions measures relating principally to transportation and insurance of oil, petroleum and petrochemical cargoes from Iran.

US Vessel Response Plans OSRO Contracts

The UK P&I Club has issued Circular on US Vessel Response Plan to inform for the requirement within the NRC Addendum which is outside the International Group approval guidelines. According to the requirement , non-tank shipowners trading to the United States of America (US) should have in place federal Vessel Response Plans by 30 January 2014.

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.

US Vessel Response Plans

Circular issued by IG P&I Clubs for Tank and Non-Tank VRPs The US authorities published their Final Rule addressing Non-Tank…


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