Maritime Regulations Guidance – Control and Management of Ballast Water

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Loading and discharging ballast water is an essential part of a ship’s operation, with large ships requiring many thousands of tonnes of water to maintain their stability, draft and manoeuvrability. By the very nature of the operation, this ballast water contains hundreds of micro and macroscopic species that will be carried to new destinations…

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GDPR Handbook on European data protection law

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Europe is at the forefront of data protection worldwide. The EU’s data protection standards are based on Council of Europe Convention 108, EU instruments – including the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Directive for Police and Criminal Justice Authorities – as well as on the respective case law of the European Court of Human Rights…

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USCG updates Ballast Water Management FAQs (24 April 2018)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US Coast Guard has announced the publication of a revised Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document which combines and updates a collection of previous FAQs. These address questions on a variety of current topics, including compliance with Coast Guard regulations, the type approval process for Ballast Water Management Systems, and working with Independent Laboratories.…

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Reminder – New biofouling rules for New Zealand coming in May 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will be implementing new biofouling rules for all vessels arriving in New Zealand beginning May 2018. The Craft Risk Management Standard for Biofouling (CRMS) will require all vessels to arrive in New Zealand with a clean hull. Under the new standard, vessels will be required to carry and provide…

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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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Upcoming Maritime Regulations 2018 and onwards

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The regulatory wheel keeps turning, so it is important to understand the developments when addressing compliance and making strategic business decisions. DNV GL gives owners and operators a heads-up. 2017 has been a significant year for environmental regulations. Important decisions have been made, regulations finalized, and we now have a clearer picture of the…

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