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Seafarers' Identity document - amendments entered into force improving access for shore leave

Improvements to seafarers' Identity document entered into force, facilitating better access to shore leave for seafarers.  

Paris MoU releases results on concentrated inspection campaign on MLC, 2006

Paris MoU releases results on Concentrated Inspection Campaign for MLC, 2006

Enhanced guidance to PSC officers prepared by IMO HTW 4

The 4th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW 4) ended 3 February 2017 in London.

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September 2017

Maritime Labour Convention - check out the new regulations adopted!

The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 which entered into force on 20 August 2013 has undergone a second round of amendments in 2016. Find out what these amendments are. 

Cargo alert - New Bauxite circular out warning on new hazard of bauxite cargoes in bulk

A new Bauxite circular warning about a new hazard of these cargoes relating to moisture has been issued by the IMO following the meeting held by its Sub-committee on the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) last week. This new IMO bauxite circular supersedes CCC.1/Circ.2 and issues new guidance on the carriage of bauxite cargoes. 

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.

Philippine immigration restrictions

The Philippine government has decided to tighten security regarding entry of certain nationalities into the Philippines.

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

July 2017

Seafarers Matter - Paris MoU releases 2016 Annual Report

"Seafarers Matter" - Paris MoU releases its appropriately titled Annual Report for 2016. See its full report.   

June 2017

Seafarers' Identity document - amendments entered into force improving access for shore leave

Improvements to seafarers' Identity document entered into force, facilitating better access to shore leave for seafarers.  

Paris MoU releases results on concentrated inspection campaign on MLC, 2006

Paris MoU releases results on Concentrated Inspection Campaign for MLC, 2006

May 2017

EU MRV Regulation and approved Verification Bodies

Now 11 verification companies have been approved as verifiers to EU MRV Regulation.