After five intense days of meetings, the 97th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 97) closed on 25 November 2016.
BIMCO’s Maritime Technology & Regulation Department, together with the Maritime Security Department, will attend the 97th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 97), which will be held in London from 21 November to 25 November 2016.
At the recent BIMCO Board of Directors’ meeting held in Shanghai on 10 November 2016, BIMCO’s position on the 12 most important policy issues currently facing the maritime industry were approved.
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.
Recent court cases in the United States involving environmental pollution from ships highlight the continuing problem of lack of compliance with the US Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.