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$post_typeMaritime Labour Convention: new amendments to the code regarding seafarers’ employment agreements

In January 2021 new amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) are expected to come into force.  The amendments are pending approval by the 107th annual meeting of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in June 2018 and relate to continuation of seafarers’ employment agreement (SEA) in cases of piracy or armed robbery against ships.  This … Continue reading “Maritime Labour Convention: new amendments to the code regarding seafarers’ employment agreements”

$post_typeIMCA engages in energy efficiency discussions at IMO

The 72nd session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) was held from 9 to 13 April 2018, at the IMO headquarters in London. IMCA holds consultative status at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), which is the specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) responsible for regulating shipping.  In this regard, IMCA has … Continue reading “IMCA engages in energy efficiency discussions at IMO”

$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”