Jun 30

Club Circular 13/16 – UPDATE ON THE MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION

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JULY 2016 OUTLINE • Amendments to the MLC to implement requirements for financial security will enter into force on 18th January 2017 • To assist owners with this, all 13 International Group Clubs have agreed to provide the necessary MLC financial security certificates • This circular relates to Circular 10/13 and Circular 8/13…

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Jun 24

Bulletin 1106 – 06/16 – Bunker Restrictions in Orinoco River Ports – Venezuela

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The Association has been recently advised of bunker restriction in Orinoco River ports. Please find attached a circular, dealing with the issues. Source of Information PANDI OCEAN, C.A. Caracas, Venezuela Tel: +58 (212) 264 0719 Email: general@pandiocean.com   Bulletin 1106 – Pandi Ocean Newsletter  

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Jun 20

Club Circular 12/16 – BRITANNIA AND UK P&I CLUBS MERGER DISCUSSIONS TERMINATED

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TO THE MEMBERS BRITANNIA AND UK P&I CLUBS MERGER DISCUSSIONS TERMINATED The boards of The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited and The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Europe) Limited and The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited have terminated merger discussions. While a number of potential synergies…

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Jun 17

Bulletin 1105 – 06/16 – Customs Fines in Nikolaev Port – Ukraine

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The Association would like to advise Members of possible customs fines being incurred in Nikolaev Port, Ukraine. The Association has seen a large number of cases in recent months where customs fines have been imposed on foreign-flagged ships for failure to declare the ships’ stores and any goods on board prior to entering…

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Jun 17

Bulletin 1104 – 06/16 – Fraud Prevention Advice Update – Turkey

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Further to our Bulletin 933, Signum Services would like to update Members on fraudulent activity in relation to bogus cargo. These frauds always emanate from Turkey and involve criminals purporting to be ship brokers and port agents. We have noted an increase of these fraudulent crimes in the last few months. The nature…

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Jun 2

Bulletin 1103 – 06/16 – Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food – USA

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The Association has been recently advised that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have announced that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food is now final. The earliest compliance dates for some firms begin one year after publication of the final rule in the…

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Jun 2

Bulletin 1102 – 06/16 – Update, Panama Canal Draft Restrictions – Panama

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Further to our recent bulletins, the Panama Canal Authority has announced updated draft restrictions in Panama Canal. The amount of rainfall that the Canal watershed has received during the past week has made it possible to suspend the second draft restriction that was announced in Advisory Shipping A-14-2016 and has been in effect…

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Jun 1

Bulletin 1101 – 06/16 – Further Update – Yemen

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The Association has received the following updates in relation to the current situation in Yemen from its local correspondent network. From P&I Correspondent Hodeidah Shipping & Transport Co, Aden, Yemen: Quote 1. All the Yemeni Ports (Aden, Hodeidah. Mukallah and Saleef ports) are safe and secured for visiting vessels. Cargo handling is smooth…

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