The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has imposed restrictions on all vessels calling or transiting Singapore port to avoid certain areas of the port during the period 10-13 June 2018.
11 JUN 2018
To improve the safety in and around the city of Qingdao during the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, restrictions will apply to ships operating in Qingdao waters between 29 May and 11 June 2018.
31 MAY 2018
Seafarers are permitted to stay in Brazil without a visa for up to 90 days in each migratory year provided they carry a valid seaman’s book in line with the ILO Convention.
30 MAY 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation provides for significant penalties in the event of a data breach. The purpose of this Circular is, therefore, to provide Members, correspondents and others with further guidance on how to try and reduce the risk of a breach and advise you of some changes we will be making in how we handle personal data. People claims such as those involving crew or passenger illness and injury, in particular, present the greatest challenge to the Club in ensuring adequate protection of personal data.
29 MAY 2018
A new system of two-way routes for ships in the Bering Sea and Bering Strait aims to reduce the potential for marine casualties and environmental disasters in the region.
The decision by President Trump to cease the US participation in the JCPOA and to begin re-imposing US nuclear-related sanctions is likely to have significant ramifications for maritime trade with Iran and the insurance of such trade.