MEPC 71 to implement the BWM Convention
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee at its 71 session (MEPC 71) tentatively accepted an amended...
ICS backs proposal to delay ballast water convention implementation for existing ships
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is backing a proposal to the IMO to delay the implementation of the...
Seagull: Effective onboard training on the Ballast Water Management Convention
Following the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention in September 2016, Seagull Maritime has...
The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments will soon enter into
In September, this year – after ratification by 53 Contracting Governments (representing 53.28% of the world tonnage – the IMO (International Maritime Organization) Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, approved
Finland, China to Join Convention on Removal of Wrecks
Finland and China are scheduled to join The Nairobi International Convention On The Removal of Wrecks starting from January 27 and February 11, 2017, respectively.
Gard: International Convention for the Control
The IMO’s International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (the “Convention”) will enter into force on 8 September 2017.
Maritime Labour Convention 2006 as amended (MLC): Financial Security Requirements
Reference is made to the Circular No 2016/016 (here) which informed Members of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 which will enter into force on 18 January 2017. After this date, ships that are subject to the MLC will be required to dis