Singapore acts swiftly to assist shipowners to comply with their statutory obligations during this coronavirus outbreak.
To assist the owners of Singapore-registered ships in facing challenges with regard to compliance of their statutory obligations required under the various legislative instruments during this coronavirus outbreak, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore ( MPA) has now issued a shipping circular. This circular advises on how dispensations can be obtained under MPA for a list of non-exhaustive scenarios. Examples listed in the circular include dispensation for extension of sea service beyond contract period or beyond qualification revalidation deadline or mandatory surveys, audits and expiry of statutory certificates.
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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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