Feb 27

Bulletin 1025 – 02/15 – Sampling of Bauxite Cargoes – Malaysia

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Friday 27th February 2015 Further to our LP Bulletin 1017, we received the following update from the local correspondent in Singapore. Owners and Charterers have continued to lift bauxite cargoes with various levels of inspection, sampling and analysis taking place, although not in all cases. Shipper’s reluctance to allow the inspection of stockpiles…

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Feb 13

Bulletin 1024 – 02/15 – Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs in shipments from USA – Australia

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Friday 20th February 2015 The Australian Department of Agriculture has issued a Notice to Industry affecting shipments of break bulk and FCL containerised vehicles, machinery and automotive parts from USA. The notice deals with the emergency measures initiated in response to large numbers of interceptions of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs in break bulk…

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Feb 13

Bulletin 1023 – 02/15 – Suspicious stowaways, possibly connected to ISIS – Italy

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Friday 13th February 2015 Signum Services have recently dealt with a case of suspicious stowaways found on board a Ro-Ro ship sailing from Italy to Turkey. The two suspects with no identification documents were found by the crew. The Captain contacted the coast guard in Greece who arranged for the stowaways to be…

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Feb 6

Bulletin 1022 – 02/15 – Arrest of ships following STS Operations – Angola

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Friday 6th February 2015 The Club has recently been advised of a ship being arrested after an STS operation around 50 miles off Angola. All vessels engaged in STS operations up to 200 miles from Angolan coast are required to submit a notification to the Angolan navy. The notification should include the following…

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