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Australian FSMC ( formerly known as AGM) regulations are under the responsibility of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAFF). Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) has been changed to Flighted Spongy Moth Complex (FSMC) due to change of name effected in 2022.
Brief overview of Port States with national regulations and requirements related to biofouling on ships hull and propeller.
Seasonal measures introduced by Australia, New Zealand and Chile to combat brown marmorated stink bug risk.
Currently, four sulphur emission control areas (ECAs) are designated under MARPOL Annex VI. In addition, national sulphur emission control areas have been designated in some countries.
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) season 2021-2022 has begun on 1st September. BIMCO provides the measures for this season introduced by countries for ships arriving from targeted "BMSB" countries.
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