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$post_typeCall for safety statistics for IMCA contractor members for 2017

IMCA has emailed its contractor members seeking submission of company safety statistics for 2017 to IMCA: IMCA asks that you supply as much as possible of the information outlined below before Wednesday 28 February 2018. The information in bold is what we are looking for as a minimum. Timely reporting is more important than complete reporting; please … Continue reading “Call for safety statistics for IMCA contractor members for 2017”

$post_typeSafety flash incident feedback

IMCA safety flashes normally comprise between four and seven separate incidents, sometimes with a common theme. These safety flashes are circulated by email to IMCA members as a PDF. However, all published incidents are available to the public on the IMCA website https://www.imca-int.com/safetyflashes. Feedback – star ratings Readers can now provide feedback to IMCA, using … Continue reading “Safety flash incident feedback”

$post_typeIMO Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management

The latest IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 98) approved a joint MSC-FAL circular on Guidelines on maritime cyber risk management, based on the Interim guidelines on guidelines on maritime cyber risk management (MSC.1/Circ.1526). Please find a copy of the Guidelines attached for your convenience. The Guidelines contain high-level recommendations for maritime cyber risk to safeguard … Continue reading “IMO Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management”

$post_typeNew EU regulation regarding measuring, reporting and verification (MRV)

On Friday 4 November, the European Commission adopted Regulation 2016/1927 to provide further guidance regarding the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/757 (MRV Regulation). The new regulation lays down templates and technical rules for the submission of monitoring plans, emissions reports and documents of compliance pursuant to MRV regulation. A compliance guidance document by IMCA will follow shortly.

$post_typeMaritime Labour Convention: New certificate requirements for shipowners

On 18 January 2017 the 2014 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 will enter into force.  The amendments were approved at the 103rd annual meeting of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in June 2014 and relate to financial security of seafarers in cases of abandonment, and contractual claims for compensation in the event … Continue reading “Maritime Labour Convention: New certificate requirements for shipowners”