News items in 2018
15 Feb 2018
Web Alert: Petrobras' new bidding procedures
This new Regulation was enacted as a result of the ‘Lava Jato’ corruption scandal, in order to target allegations of lack of transparency during the contract bidding process.
2 Feb 2018
Web Alert: Myanmar accedes to the Bunkers Convention
The Bunkers Convention has been in force internationally since November 2008 and was adopted under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation to ensure adequate, prompt and effective compensation for those who suffer damage caused by spills of oil carried as fuel in ships’ bunkers.
31 Jan 2018
Web Alert - US Offshore Drilling - Continuation
The Trump Administration had given permission to allow new offshore oil and gas drilling in nearly all US coastal waters, which consequently included Florida’s coastal waters.