16 March 2018
The IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 5) agreed on measures improving the microclimate in totally enclosed lifeboats
23 February 2018
At the 5th session of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) – good progress was made to improve the safety of navigation; and to reduce the workload and stress level of the bridge team
17 July 2017
"Seafarers Matter" - Paris MoU releases its appropriately titled Annual Report for 2016. See its full report.
03 July 2017
The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) conducts Port State Inspection Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on international bulk carriers and bulk carriers converted from tankers.
11 July 2017
A new Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) to check on safety of navigation, including Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) will be conducted jointly by Paris and Tokyo MoUs. Paris MoU issues new White, Grey and Black lists issued effective from 1 July 2017.
29 September 2017
This week’s meeting of the Implementation of IMO Instrument (III) Sub-Committee was in general business as usual because no controversial issues were raised. The bulk of the meeting papers consisted of the different Port State Control (PSC) regimes’ annual reports.
03 August 2017
The Brazilian Maritime Authority imposes new inspection requirement for aged vessels carrying solid bulk cargoes.
16 October 2017
Port state control officers inspecting ships carring ECDIS should take a pragmatic approach if the ECDIS is not updated.
20 September 2017
New definitions for a ship’s stay in port will increase efficiency.
04 September 2018