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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

IACS Launches Single Standalone Recommendation On Cyber Resilience

This will assist owners as they review their Safety Management Systems for compliance with IMO Resolution “MSC 428/98 Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems” which mandates that “cyber risks are appropriately addressed in safety management systems no later than the first annual verification of the Document of Compliance after 1 January 2021”.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-20

Electrical Issues Spark Major Concern - Addressing Hazardous Area Electrical Installations Knowledge Gaps

The purpose of this Safety Alert is to emphasize the importance of properly installed and maintained listed or certified safe electrical equipment in hazardous areas in order to reduce the risk of fire or
explosion onboard vessels. The Coast Guard has seen a number of instances where there was a lack of knowledge in the marine industry as it relates to the installation, training, maintenance and inspection of these certified systems.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

COVID-19 and Human Cost for Crew

The types of crew claims that can be anticipated as a result of COVID-19 are starting to crystallise

Interesting article here by the North of England P and I that just shows how seafarers have and are suffering as a result of the COVID pandemic across the world.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

Ballast water management - new type approval standard applicable from 28 October 2020

This statutory news provides information about the new IMO type approval standard of ballast water management systems (BWMS) applicable for systems installed on or after 28 October 2020. In addition, you receive recommendations on how to handle BWMS installation of the old IMO G8 type approval standard if installed prior to 28 October 2020, but that the commissioning survey is on or after that date.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2020

IMO and EU requirements March 2020 to December 2021

This statutory news summarizes the most important IMO and EU requirements entering into force after 1 March 2020 to 31 December 2021.
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