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Latest items in 2021

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14 Jan 2021

News: US passes additional legislation targeting the Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream 2 pipeline projects

In December 2019 ​the US enacted Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act (PEESA) as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which mandates the imposition of sanctions against foreign vessels engaged in the Russian Nord Stream 2 (NS2) and TurkStream 2 (TS2) pipeline construction projects.

12 Jan 2021

News: IMO - Designation of seafarers as key workers, Singapore MPA enhances crew change procedure, INTERTANKO updates guidance on crew welfare and mental wellness

In view of the ongoing crew change crisis, due to restrictions imposed by Covid-19 the IMO Secretary-General wishes to draw the attention of Member States to the matter of designation of these professionals as key workers.

12 Jan 2021

Article: UK sanctions after Brexit: what has changed?

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11 Jan 2021

News: Reminder as to the speed limit in the Parana River

Our listed correspondent in Argentina, Pandi Liquidadores SRL, has alerted us that last week the Argentinian Coast Guard commenced administrative enquiries against various vessels for breaching speed limits, mainly in the Rosario port area of the Parana River where the speed limit is currently 9 knots.