Maritime News

Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Biofouling and in-water cleaning

AMSA Marine Notice

The purpose of this Marine Notice is to provide general information to vessel owners, operators, ports and marinas on the Australian biofouling management requirements, the Anti-fouling and in-water cleaning guidelines, the Australian in-water cleaning standards, and the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species (the Biofouling Guidelines).
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Posted: Oct 21, 2022

Requirements for the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems in Australian waters

AMSA Marine Notice

The purpose of this marine notice is to advise vessel owners, operators and masters of Australia’s requirements for the use of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) to support compliance with the sulphur limit of 0.50 mass per cent concentration (m/m) in fuel oil as required by the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex VI and Australia’s domestic law.
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Posted: Sep 5, 2022

Planned maintenance on ships

AMSA

This marine notice draws the attention of vessel operators to the importance of planned maintenance in ensuring safe operation of ships, and highlights AMSA’s current focus on planned maintenance during Port State Control inspections.
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Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Acceptance of IMO Code for Fire Safety Systems for Tank Vessel Inert Gas Systems – Double Block and Bleed Non-Return Device

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin

This MSIB advises that double block and bleed systems design, installed and operated in accordance with 74 SOLAS (14) II-2/5.5 are authorized under 46 CFR § 32.53-10(b) without the need for approval from the Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC).
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Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Tokyo MoU Remote Inspections : Lessons Learned

Safety4Sea

Some really interesting data from the remote inspections performed by Tokyo MOU in the MoU region’s different countries and ports, from April 2021 until the end of the year.
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