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Riyadh MoU to start concentrated inspection campaign on crew familiarisaton for enclosed space entry

The Riyadh MoU initiates concentration inspection campaign  on crew familiarisation for enclosed space entry

Voluntary Speed Reduction Area in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada

BIMCO has received information from the Government of Canada concerning the recently issued temporary voluntary speed restriction in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The restriction addresses increased risks to the endangered North Atlantic right whales.

Brazil inspection of aged bulk carriers

The Brazilian Maritime Authority imposes new inspection requirement for aged vessels carrying solid bulk cargoes.

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September 2017

Port reception facilities and port state control on the agenda

IMO will hold its 4th Sub-committee meeting on Implementation of IMO instruments (III) the so called III 4 meeting 25 to 29 September 2017.

New standards for port calls makes the stay much easier

New definitions for a ship’s stay in port will increase efficiency.

CCC 4 recognises GBWG research and finalises Bauxite carriage requirements

The IMO Sub-committee for the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) succeeded in finalising the carriage requirements for bauxite cargoes based on GBWG's bauxite research, paving the way for safe carriage of these cargoes.

BIMCO launches new guidance for seafarers on avoiding life boat accidents

BIMCO has developed new guidance for seafarers on the safe launching and recovery of lifeboats using fall preventer devices (FPDs), to reduce the number of seafarer fatalities and injuries.

Global Bauxite Working Group Research Report tops IMO Sub-Committee agenda next week

BIMCO will be attending the IMO in London for the 4th session of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC), which will be held from 11 to 15 September 2017.

US regulations affecting your ships - get the August update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA August report is also provided. 

August 2017

Riyadh MoU to start concentrated inspection campaign on crew familiarisaton for enclosed space entry

The Riyadh MoU initiates concentration inspection campaign  on crew familiarisation for enclosed space entry

Voluntary Speed Reduction Area in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada

BIMCO has received information from the Government of Canada concerning the recently issued temporary voluntary speed restriction in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The restriction addresses increased risks to the endangered North Atlantic right whales.

US regulations affecting your ships - get the July update!

This is the latest in a series of reports supplied by the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) with the intention of keeping BIMCO members appraised of legislative developments in the US affecting international shipping. BIMCO highlights only the relevant developments that would impact members. The full CSA July report is also provided. 

Brazil inspection of aged bulk carriers

The Brazilian Maritime Authority imposes new inspection requirement for aged vessels carrying solid bulk cargoes.