Sep 25

Bulletin 1060 – 09/15 – North Atlantic Right Whales – USA

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Friday 25th September 2015 Further to our Bulletin 855 we would like to remind our Members of the speed restrictions which exist off the US coast. The speed restrictions are in place as an attempt to reduce the number of ship strikes to North Atlantic Right Whales. Mariners are advised to avoid these…

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Sep 18

Bulletin 1059 – 09/15 – Fishing Farms, NanRi Island – China

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Friday 18th September 2015 The local Putian Maritime Safety Administration of China has recently issued a notice regarding the fishing farms around NanRi Island. The notice identifies the boundaries of the main farms in the area. A circular, received by our local correspondents, can be found here. Members should be aware that there…

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Sep 11

Bulletin 1058 – 09/15 – Self-ignition of Charcoals in Container – Namibia

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Friday 11th September 2015 The Association has been recently advised of an incident involving self-ignition of charcoals in a container shipped from Namibia. Following is the information received from one of our local correspondents. QUOTE Last week we were notified by a master on board a container vessel regarding a fire which broke…

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Sep 2

Bulletin 1057 – 09/15 – Tianjin, China Explosions and Precautions for Possible Contamination – USA

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Wednesday 2nd September 2015 The United States Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin 07-15 last week regarding potential contamination risks from the Tianjin Port explosions. The bulletin requires all vessels bound for US ports to immediately report any potentially hazardous conditions, illnesses or unknown substances or residues to the US Coast…

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