New MLC consolidated text, including 2014 and 2016 amendments

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The celebration of the ILO Centenary started with the entry into force, on 8 January 2019, of the 2016 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, as amended (MLC, 2006) . Under the amendments, governments and shipowners are expected to adopt measures to better protect seafarers against shipboard harassment and bullying using as a reference the Guidance on Eliminating…

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Shipmanagement – Future IMO and ILO legislation coming up (October 2018)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The latest edition of the upcoming IMO and ILO Legislation is available now from Lloyd’s register. It provides an overview of legislative changes including significant adoptions and upcoming entries into force. This information is recommended for Technical, Safety, Quality, Crewing and Operation departments of Maritime companies, but there is also information relevant for yards and newbuilding departments. We…

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Shipmanagement – Future IMO and ILO legislation coming up (March 2018)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This document published by LR, summarizes the most important IMO/ ILO requirements entering into force. This information is recommended for Technical, Safety, Quality, Crewing and Operation departments of Maritime companies, but there is also information relevant for yards and newbuilding departments. We hope you will find the information useful. Click on below image to download. Source: Lloyd’s Register      

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IMO – Port State Control regimes collaboration

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The IMO issued a news release stating that port state control regimes have pledged to strengthen their collaboration with the IMO and amongst themselves. They also agreed to consider moving away from ‘black/grey/white’ lists toward expanding an individual ship risk profile approach. A recent workshop (24-26 October) for port State control (PSC) MoU/Agreement Secretaries…

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Seafarers’ identity documents: New requirements enter into force triggering renewed momentum for the ratification of Convention No. 185

  More than 1.5 million seafarers working and living on ships involved in international trade can benefit from the new seafarers’ identity document, which allows them to travel without a visa to join their ships and to disembark in ports. Access to shore facilities and shore leave are vital elements of their general well-being and,…

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Statutory IMO and ILO requirements entering into force from 1st July 2016 to 1st July 2018

Keeping updated on new and retroactive requirements from IMO/ ILO can be a challenge. DNVGL has provided a summary of the most important IMO/ ILO requirements entering into force from 1st July 2016 to 1st July 2018 inclusive to help Owners/Managers with implementation. This information is recommended for Technical, Safety, Quality and Operation departments of shipping…

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