23 NOV 2012
Safeguard will now extend its scope of business to include the provision of financial security required for War and Terrorism Risk - War Passenger Blue Cards - under the Athens Convention/PLR.
21 NOV 2012
On 14 September, the China MSA issued revised Detailed Rules on the Implementation of the Administration Regime of Agreement for Ship Pollution Response amending the Detailed Rules previously issued by the China MSA which came into effect on 1 January 2012.
30 OCT 2012
We are pleased to report that the financial position of Gard P. & I. (Bermuda) Ltd and Assuranceforeningen Gard – gjensidig as at 20 August 2012 remains strong.
23 OCT 2012
The Australian Government introduced increased penalties for pollution from ships and damage to the marine environment by way of new legislation – the Maritime Legislation Amendment Act, 2011 – that came into effect on 4 December 2011. The Act amends the Australian Navigation Act 1912 and the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act, 1983.
21 SEP 2012
The Regulation gives effect to the key provisions of the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 as amended by the 2002 and extends the provisions of the Convention to certain categories of passenger ships engaged in domestic sea going voyages unless the Member State or EEA State takes steps to defer application of the Regulation to such voyages.
27 JUN 2012
15 JUN 2012
A further review has been undertaken of the areas approved by the US Coast Guard (USCG) for use in loading or lightening operations outside of both the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) and the four additional areas designated and approved for this purpose by the USCG, as outlined in the previous Circular.
31 MAY 2012
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The liquefaction of nickel ore cargoes has resulted in the sinking of a number of ships with a loss of many lives in the last 18 months. Nickel ore is a cargo which may liquefy if the moisture content of the material exceeds its Transportable Moisture Limit (TML). Cargo liquefaction may lead to a loss of stability, to the extent that the ship may capsize.
29 MAY 2012
29 MAR 2012
28 MAR 2012
20 FEB 2012
01 FEB 2012
This Circular updates Members on recent developments with regard to Iran and Syria sanctions.
20 JAN 2012
06 JAN 2012
04 JAN 2012
23 DEC 2011