May 29

Bulletin 1041 – 05/15 – Commonly Seen Problems during Loading Fertilizer – China

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Friday 29th May 2015 The Association has received the following information from one of our correspondents in China regarding some common problems experienced during loading fertilizer in China. The circular letter contains useful loss prevention advice and can be found here.   Source of Information Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Ltd. Email:…

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May 22

Bulletin 1040 – 05/15 – Vessels delayed as a result of closing Parana River main channel – Argentina

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Friday 22nd May 2015 The Association has been advised that following a grounding of a vessel the main channel of the Parana River has been closed, causing delays to the vessels in the area. It has been reported that this is the second incident of a ship going aground on the main route…

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May 15

Bulletin 1039 – 05/15 – Drugs found in a shipment of vegetables – Ecuador

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Friday 15th May 2015 A Container Line Member recently had one of its containers searched at a load port terminal in Guayaquil, Ecuador by drug enforcement officers. During the search, 478 kilograms of cocaine were found. The drugs were stuffed inside vegetables, suggesting that any type of cargo can be used as a…

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May 8

(Español) Boletín 1038 – 05/15 – Navegación a través del Gran Arrecife de Coral y el Estrecho Torres – Australia

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Friday 8th May 2015 The Australia Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has published a quick reference guide to assist ship owners, ship operators, masters and crews. A new AMSA webpage provides relevant links to detailed information, current marine notices and media releases on the following: Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas Coastal Pilotage Queensland Coastal Passage…

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May 1

Bulletin 1037 – 05/15 – Stores List Declaration Update – Argentina

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Friday 1st May 2015 The Association has been advised of some further issues regarding customs declarations in Argentina. Further to our Bulletin 949 issued on 7th March 2014, we have been informed that failing to declare “used lub-oil” might be considered an infringement of Argentine customs code. We have consulted with a local…

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