Maritime News

Posted: Oct 28, 2022

AWP Marine Inspectors Newsletter

SHARING EXPERIENCE AND BEST PRACTICE TOWARDS RAISING SAFETY STANDARDS

This latest newsletter discusses observations in the following areas;

- Access to LSA
- Pilot ladder testing
- Override devices on gauge glasses
- IBC Safety Equipment
- Oil Record Book Entries
- Liferaft HRU's
- Fuel leakage alarms
- Electrical equipment cabling
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Common cargo hold issues and how to avoid them

North of England P and I

The preparation and maintenance of cargo holds is a crucial aspect of the bulk cargo trade. When holds are not ready for their intended cargo, a number of different types of claim may arise, such as cargo contamination and shortage, as well as charter party disputes.
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Mooring (Revised SOLAS II-1,3-8 and related MSC Circulars)

Lloyds Registry

The International Maritime Organisation’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has recently implemented new requirements and issued related guidelines on towing and mooring equipment to improve the safety of seafarers during mooring and unmooring operations and to counter the increase of dangerous and sometimes fatal incidents.
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

MARPOL ANNEX VI – BIOFUELS AS MARINE FUELS

ABS

This Regulatory News provides background information and guidance for the use of biofuels for both Class and Statutory requirements.
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

IMO update: sub-committee on carriage of cargoes and containers - CCC 8

DNV

The 8th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 8) was held from 14 to 23 September 2022. CCC 8 finalized interim guidelines for ships using LPG as fuel, continued work on guidelines for hydrogen as fuel and started work on guidelines for ammonia as fuel.
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