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$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”

$post_typeUK Modern Slavery Act: New corporate reporting requirements

The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“MSA”), which came into force on 29 October 2015, addresses the rise of new forms of slavery. The objective of the MSA is to consolidate slavery and human trafficking offences whilst increasing the maximum penalties and sentencing rules for such crimes. In addition, it establishes an independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner … Continue reading “UK Modern Slavery Act: New corporate reporting requirements”