Measures to Improve Compliance and Minimize Risk of Port State Control Detentions
From January 15, 2021 the following requirements will apply to all Liberian Flagged vessels:
Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Ship Survey
In order to enhance ship survey administration, standardize ship survey services and ensure ship survey service quality，the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Ship Survey （hereinafter referred to as the Regulations） are formulated in accordance with the Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People‘s Republic of China, the Regulations of the People‘s Republic of China Concerning the Administration of Traffic Safety on Inland Waters, the Regulations of the People‘s Republic of China on Ship and Offshore Installations Survey , as well as the relevant international conventions which China has concluded or acceded to.
China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC) Arbitration Rules
The China Maritime Arbitration Commission (“CMAC”), originally named the Maritime Arbitration Commission of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.
COVID-19 – impact on shipping
The recent and on-going global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a major impact on global shipping, affecting all shipping sectors from passenger ships to container ships and oil tankers. The coronavirus crisis escalated to unprecedented levels in Europe in March, with a severe impact on health, people and economy. Many countries have responded to the pandemic by imposing lockdowns or restricting movement. Since the start of the COVID19 crisis, the Commission, the Member States and the shipping industry have been taking measures to ensure the continuity of operations and thus the security of supply.
International Safety Management (ISM) Code
Inquiries concerning the subject of this Notice should be directed to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator, c/o Marshall Islands Maritime and Corporate Administrators, Inc., 11495 Commerce Park Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1506 USA. The most current version of all Republic of the Marshall Islands Marine Notices may be found at www.register-iri.com.
AMSA Marine Order 58 (Safe management of vessels) 2020
This Order provides for the safe management and operation of vessels and pollution prevention by giving effect to Chapter IX of SOLAS which requires compliance with the ISM Code.
FURTHER EXTENSION OF STCW CERTIFICATES ISSUED BY SINGAPORE
Applicable to: Holders of certificates of competency and GMDSS General/Restricted Operator Certificate issued by Singapore, Flag states, Port States and Shipowners, ship managers, agents and anyone who engage the services of seafarers holding certificates of competency and GMDSS General/Restricted Operator Certificate issued by Singapore.
Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems
A resolution affirming that an approved safety management system should take into account cyber risk management in accordance with the objectives and functional requirements of the ISM Code. Administrations are encouraged to ensure that cyber risks are appropriately addressed in safety management systems no later than the first annual verification of the company's Document of Compliance after 1 January 2021; however this is not mandatory.
15 Things To Consider While Using Radar On Ships
The radar is one of the most used equipment systems onboard ships. It is designed for detecting and tracking targets a considerable distance. Needless to say, it’s of great practical value to the navigators.
IMO 2020: Bunker Claims Handling Guide for a new decade
Primary responsibility for compliance with IMO 2020 rests with ship owners. This is normally reflected in charterparty provisions either as express ship owners’ warranties or as part of the vessel’s legal fitness obligations, although the risk and cost of compliance with IMO 2020 can be allocated under the charterparty terms. This applies in particular to time charterparties.
Provisions of a Safety Investigation into a Foreign-related Marine Casualty or Marine Incident
List of the Recognized Institutions and Practitioners for Seafarers‘ Medical Examination