Maritime News

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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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: Jul 28, 2022

Electronic Nautical Publications

Liberian Registry

The Liberian Maritime Authority has revised its Marine Notice NAV-001, which includes new requirements for ships that use Electronic Nautical Publications (ENPs) and the Nautical Charts and Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS).
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