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News and Commentary

 

The guidance and advice from the club helps members operate as safely as possible, stay ahead of changing regulations and mitigate operating risks. Our team of experienced lawyers and technical experts specialise in particular ship types or geographical regions so they can provide tailored and relevant advice and guidance. These teams contribute to the wealth of best practice knowledge, news and opinion available to members

News items in 2017

Date Title

10 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Marine surveyors and survey companies operating in Turkey

The Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication (Ministry) has recently enacted The Regulation of Surveying Services in Maritime Commerce (Regulation) that imposes an obligation on individuals and companies acting as marine surveyors to obtain an operating licence.

9 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks – update on Jordan, Romania, Finland and China

The club refers to its recent circulars and web alerts, on the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (the Nairobi Convention) which came into force on 14 April 2015.

9 Jan 2017

Web Alert: EMSA publishes 2016 overview of marine casualties and incidents

In December 2016, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) published its latest annual overview of marine casualties and incidents in 2015.​

5 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Nairobi Convention could soon be adopted by Norway

The Norwegian Ministry of Transport is working on a proposal to ratify the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks by way of incorporation into its national legislation.

5 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Preventive measures against the Zika Virus have been lifted in South Korea

Further to the club's latest update in respect of strengthened quarantine measures against the propagation of the Zika Virus in South Korea, members are advised that the country’s quarantine measures have been scaled back to normal procedures and requirements.