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SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING TAKES CENTRE STAGE
IMO training on the International Safety Management (ISM) Code is underway for nine countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania) in the eastern and southern Africa subregion.
25/06/2019 read more...
SULPHUR 2020 IMPLEMENTATION - IMO ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter into effect from 1 January 2020. Related draft MARPOL amendments were also approved.
22/05/2019 read more...
8 APRIL 2019 - THE ELECTRONIC DATA EXCHANGE DEADLINE
Amendments to the Facilitation Convention were adopted in 2016 and they entered into force on 1 January 2017.
17/04/2019 read more...
ADDRESSING INVASIVE AQUATIC SPECIES
IMO contributes to the protection of biodiversity through its Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which requires ships to manage their ballast water to limit the spread of potentially invasive aquatic organisms.
15/03/2019 read more...
ADVANCES IN ANTIFOULING COATINGS TECHNOLOGY
Regulations and Technology Change of Antifouling Paints
19/03/2018 read more...
CIRCULAR ON AMENDMENTS TO GARBAGE MANAGEMENT PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH RESOLUTION MEPC.277(70)
We kindly remind you that Resolution MEPC.277(70) entered into force on the 1st of March 2018 and entailed amendments to the garbage management onboard.
14/03/2018 read more...
Amendments to Annex V of the MARPOL Convention (Garbage Management Plan)
Amendments to Annex V of the MARPOL Convention (Garbage) come into force by 1 March 2018
12/02/2018 read more...
TANZANIA BANNES THE REGISTRATION FOR FOREIGN VESSELS!
Ship owners, operators and managers who have the vessels registered under the flag of Tanzania or intend to make an application for a registration under the before mentioned flag should consider changing the flag of their vessels to another legal maritime international registry in order to avoid arrests of their vessels in different countries and their registration under the flag of Tanzania through pseudo-registrars operating allegedly on behalf of the Maritime Administration of Tanzania.
24/01/2018 read more...
AMENDMENTS OF 2014 TO THE MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION, 2006
Amendments of 2014 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 will come into force on 18 January 2017.
11/11/2016 read more...
WRECK REMOVAL CERTIFICATE (WRC)
International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal Wrecks will enter into force on April 14, 2015. The convention was deposited on Monday after ratification by Denmark, the 10th country to ratify the convention and thereby triggering its entry into force a year later.
10/04/2015 read more...
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Shipping News

SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING TAKES CENTRE STAGE

IMO training on the International Safety Management (ISM) Code is underway for nine countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania) in the eastern and southern Africa subregion.

25 / 06 / 2019

Read more...

SULPHUR 2020 IMPLEMENTATION - IMO ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter into effect from 1 January 2020. Related draft MARPOL amendments were also approved.

22 / 05 / 2019

Read more...

8 APRIL 2019 - THE ELECTRONIC DATA EXCHANGE DEADLINE

Amendments to the Facilitation Convention were adopted in 2016 and they entered into force on 1 January 2017.

17 / 04 / 2019

Read more...