Loss Prevention: Cargo claims related to leaking hatch covers

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Cargo damage as a result of water ingress into cargo holds through leaking hatch covers is a problem that all P&I Clubs over the years have issued Loss prevention materials, focused on alerting Shipowners and Shipmanagers and on the maintenance of the hatch covers. The Swedish P&I Club’s latest prevention publication, namely “Wet Damage on…

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Cyprus Flag Administration updates the Directory of Services and contact persons 19 Feb. 2020

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Shipping (Cyprus DMS), has issued an updated version of their Directory of Services, and contact persons. This can be downloaded at the bottom of this article. Cyprus is an international maritime centre, boasting strength, breadth and experience, attracting quality tonnage and increasing numbers of first-rate shipping companies from around…

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ABS Maritime Digital Solutions

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Chartering the journey toward a data-driven and digitalized industry through flexible, comprehensive solutions that focus on structural and machine integrity management. Through the ABS Digital Solutions portfolio, customers experience a progression that builds upon each solution’s value and delivers a condition-based view of an asset, helping prioritize maintenance and class needs. The digital journey…

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Best Practices for creating Maritime Sustainability Reports

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has launched what it claims is the first sector-specific Maritime Sustainability Reporting Guide. The Guide provides a practical framework, including best practices, for creating a maritime sustainability report for both listed and non-listed maritime companies. The need for the Guide was spurred by industry feedback on…

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Hazard Evaluation Procedure for Chemicals carried by Ships, 2019

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This edition of the GESAMP Hazard Evaluation Procedure provides an updated set of criteria for evaluating the hazards of chemicals (substances and mixtures) that may enter the marine environment through operational discharge, accidental spillage, or loss overboard from ships. This edition of the GESAMP Hazard Evaluation Procedure provides an updated set of criteria for…

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Paris MOU and the Tokyo MOU: Prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel (IMO 2020)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Paris MOU and the Tokyo MOU are reminding stakeholders that the ban on carriage of non-compliant fuel enters into effect on 1 March 2020. Due to the long period of advance notice, there will be no phase-in period with respect to enforcement.  The Tokyo and Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on port State…

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