Personal Data Protection Clauses for SHIPMAN, CREWMAN, SUPPLYTIME and GUARDCON are available now. These are additional clauses that can be added to specific BIMCO contracts if parties need wording to cover personal data protection legislation.
The clauses have been developed in response to concerns raised by owners, ship and crew managers and operators about the implications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and similar legislation. They address the need for compliance with data protection legislation including obligations for monitoring and auditing compliance. Although the clauses are based on the obligations and provisions under, and takes account of the principles set out in, GDPR, parties still need to have suitable data protection policies in place. The purpose of the clauses is to require parties to confirm their compliance with relevant data protection regulations.
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Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) publish regular Bunker Alerts based entirely on fuel samples and have kindly permitted BIMCO’s Members to access this information.
The Bunker Alerts are not intended to be an evaluation of overall bunker quality in the port or area concerned, but usually highlight a specific parameter within the fuel which has raised a quality issue.
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