Mar 22

Bulletin 1088 – 03/16 – Conditions of Entry – Cuba

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The US Coast Guard issued a news release stating that it has removed the Conditions of Entry on vessels arriving from Cuba. Following a comprehensive assessment, the US Coast Guard has determined that Cuba meets the ISPS Code requirements and has effective security measures in its ports. Members can read the USCG statement…

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Mar 18

Bulletin 1087 – 03/16 – Direct Trade between China and Taiwan – Asia

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The Association has received some queries asking for updated status of direct trade between China and Taiwan. After checking with the Club’s correspondent in Taiwan, Taiwan Transport Insurance Services Ltd. (TTIS), the Association has provided the below information, together with a list of ports approved between the straits for direct trade, for Members’…

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Mar 18

CLUB CIRCULAR 5/16 – IRAN TRADING – P&I COVER UPDATE

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OUTLINE • This Circular provides further advice to Members regarding insurance cover arrangements following the partial lifting of Iran sanctions under the JCPOA. • Implementation of the JCPOA in January 2016 did not lift primary US sanctions, which continue to impact the provision of reinsurance cover to the IG by US domiciled reinsurers.…

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Mar 17

Bulletin 1086 – 03/16 – Zika Virus – Update – Worldwide

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Further to Bulletin 1080, the Association has produced a dedicated resource page, providing the latest information and guidance for shipowners and crew travelling to and from areas with known outbreak. Although the World Health Organisation is not currently recommending any travel or trade restrictions related to Zika virus some port authorities are requiring…

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Mar 4

Bulletin 1085 – 03/16 – Update, Panama Canal Draft Restrictions – Panama

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Further to our Bulletin 1082 the Panama Canal Authority has published the attached circular. Current Canal transit delays are experiencing three to four days waiting time for non-booked Atlantic arrivals and four to five days for Pacific arrivals. The predicted continued lack of rainfall means that the Canal Authority have to take “water…

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