COMPLIANCE WITH NEO-PANAMA CANAL RULES

On February 23, 2022, Panama issued its latest Advisory to Shipping APC 2023, which you can find attached hereby, noting the latest requirements regarding acceptable bow tug chock locations. This requirement was first included in APC regulations 2023 alongside additional requirements for Neo Panama vessels but few shipowners have realized that modifications will be required to their previously approved vessels. Should these vessels present themselves for…

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UPDATE MRV RULES

In the continuous effort to combat climate change and enhance transparency in the maritime industry, the European Union (EU) has unveiled new rules for its Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) system. Let’s explore the key aspects of these new rules and their implications. Expanded Scope: One of the significant changes in the new EU MRV…

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CFD Help for ESD Installation on Vessels

Setting up and installing system devices on vessels can be a complex task, but with the right guidance, you can ensure smooth operations and maximize efficiency. If you’re looking for assistance in this endeavor, we’re here to help! Here’s how our expertise can benefit your vessel:

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MSC 107 New Regulations for SOLAS II-1/3-13

Dear client According to the new rules that come into force on 01st January 2026 all ships must follow the regulations based on the MSC.107/WP.8  ANNEX 01 & ANNEX 15 All the above regulations apply to Deck Cranes, Store Cranes, Loose gear, etc, and does not apply to Lifesaving Appliances the flag will decide which…

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SAFE MOORING ON SHIPS

Dear client According to the new rules that come into force on 01st January 2024 all ships must follow the regulations based on the MSC.1/Circ.1619, MSC.1/Circ.1620 and MSC.1/Circ.1175 Rev1. More specifically the ships constructed after 2007 and before 2024 must  provide the class with the following details for approval: For vessels constructed before 2007:

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NEW RULE FOR BALLAST WATER ANALYSIS & COLLECTION AT BRAZIL PORTS

     Dear client According to the new rules from BRAZIL P&I that come into force on September 2024 all ships must follow the regulations for ballast analysis and collection as described in Ordinance 163 More specifically every ship in Brazil’s Waters and ports must collect and analyze the Ballast water in the port terminal with approved equipment…

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FUEL OIL SAMPLING POINTS

MARPOL Annex VI requirement to fit or designate sampling points for taking representative samples of the fuel oil in use onboard ships entered into force on 1 April 2022, and the deadline for compliance depends on each ship’s schedule for renewing the first IAPP renewal survey carried out on or after 1 April 2023. APPLICATION: Ships…

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