Jan 30

Bulletin 1021 – 01/15 – PCS Detentions, Water Mist Systems – USA

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Friday 30th January 2015 The Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued a marine safety advisory regarding some recent PSC Detentions due to issues with water mist systems. Further to our Bulletin 883, we would like emphasise the importance of having all water mist systems fully operational, all the time. The majority of…

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Jan 23

Bulletin 1020 – 01/15 – Thefts on board in Durban Harbour – South Africa

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Friday 23rd January 2015 The Club has recently been advised of thefts on board ships alongside in Durban Harbour during police searches. It is a common practice in the port of Durban for the local police to carry out a search of a vessel including the crew cabins for drugs, pornography and illegal…

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Jan 16

Bulletin 1019 – 01/15 – Ballast Water Reporting Form, California – USA

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Friday 16th January 2015 The California State Lands Commission (SLC) has published a letter addressing Ballast Water reporting requirements for vessels entering California. The vessels are required to submit the following three forms: Ballast Water Treatment Technology Annual Reporting Form Ballast Water Treatment Supplemental Reporting Form Hull Husbandry Reporting Form Beginning January 1,…

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Jan 9

Bulletin 1018 – 01/15 – EU Sanctions on Jet Fuel – Syria

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Friday 9th January 2015 New EU measures prohibiting exports of jet fuel and fuel additives to Syria were adopted by the Council. Council Decision 2014/901/CFSP prohibits the sale, supply, transfer or export of jet fuel and additives specifically formulated for jet fuel to Syria by nationals of Member States, or from the territories…

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Jan 9

Bulletin 1017 – 01/15 – Bauxite Loadings – S America/Asia

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Friday 9th January 2015 Members will be aware of the recent loss of the bulk carrier BULK JUPITER with an apparent tragic loss of life. That ship had reportedly loaded a cargo of Bauxite at Kuantan in Malaysia. Whilst it is too early to make conclusions there are understandably concerns that the cargo…

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Jan 2

Bulletin 1016 – 01/15 – West Coast Port Congestion, Perishable Cargo Issues – USA

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Friday 02nd January 2015 The Association has seen an increase in claims filed for damage to refrigerated cargo due to the delays vessels are experiencing caused by the West Coast port congestion. The ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles and Oakland are jammed with ships waiting to unload containers. The US Coast Guard…

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