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Latest items in 2020

Date Title

26 Nov 2020

News: IHM Certification for UK flag ships subject to PSC inspection at EU ports

From the 1 January 2021, UK flagged ships will be classed as third country ships by EU member states, and under the EU Regulations, third country ships are required to have a Statement of Compliance (SoC) when arriving at port or anchorage of an EU member state.

25 Nov 2020

News: Cargo and cargo hold ventilation guide launched by Standard Club, Intercargo and DNV GL

The guide has been produced to provide vessel masters and crew with an understanding of different ventilation requirements for bulk cargoes.

25 Nov 2020

News: Recent changes to Egyptian Customs Law

With respect to the New Customs Law No. 207/2020, there have been a number of significant changes made to Egyptian customs law.