FLAG NEWS – August 2015

 

August 2015

The following articles have been compiled by the regulatory experts at Manta Maritime.

Antigua & Barbuda

Circular 2012-007 (Rev. 1): Lifeboat on-load release mechanisms and fall preventer devices

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Bahamas

Technical Alert 15-19: IMCA Safety Flash 10/15

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATS

Technical Alert 15-20 (Rev. 1): Paris, Tokyo, Indian Ocean, Black Sea, and Mediterranean MoU 2015 Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Technical Alert 15-21: IMCA Safety Flash 11/15

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATS

Bermuda

No news this month.

British Virgin Islands

No news this month.

Cayman Islands

No news this month.

Cook Islands

No news this month.

Cyprus

Circular 15/2015: Application for extension, dispensation, equivalence or exemption

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Circular 16/2015: New EU instruments concerning restrictive measures against South Sudan

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 17/2015: Implementation of EU & UN instruments concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic Republic of Congo

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 18/2015: New EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/739 concerning restrictive measures against Central African Republic (CAR) – UN Security Council Resolution 2196 (2015)

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 19/2015: UN Security Council Resolution 2216 (2015) – EU Council Decision 2014/935/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Yemen

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 20/2015: Safety of vessels under Cyprus Flag calling or approaching ports/countries where armed/civil conflicts take place – updates on port situation in Libya

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 21/2015: New EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/202 concerning restrictive measures against Ivory Coast – new Council Regulation (EU) 2015/192 concerning restrictive measures against Ivory Coast – UN Security Council Resolution 2219 (2015)

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 22/2015: New EU Council Decision 2015/335/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia, in view of UN Security Council Resolution 2182 (2014)

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 23/2015: Six month suspension of certain European Union restrictive measures against Iran (Iran`s Nuclear Programme) by virtue of EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1148 of 14 July 2015 amending EU Council Decision 2010/413/CFSP

MERCHANT SHIPS

Circular 24/2015: Maritime security – consolidated instructions

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Circular 25/2015: Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on crew familiarization for enclosed space entry

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Circular 27/2015: Accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the 2007 Wreck Removal Convention, and new single application form and fees for the issuing of a Civil Liability Certificate

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

Circular 26/2015: Amendments adopted by the MEPC Committee which are coming or expected to enter into force up to 1 March 2016

MERCHANT SHIPS

Gibraltar

SGN 055 (amended): Counting and registration of persons on board passenger ships

PASSENGER SHIPS

Hong Kong

MSIN 18/2015: Interim guidance for in-service testing of automatic sprinkler systems

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MSIN 20/2015: Unified interpretations of chapters 5, 9 and 10 of the FSS Code

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MSIN 21/2015: Unified interpretation of Part 3 of Annex 1 to the 2010 FTP Code

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MSIN 22/2015: Unified interpretations of Chapter 3 of the FSS Code

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MSIN 23/2015: Amendments to the unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2, the FSS Code, the FTP Code and related Fire Test Procedures

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MSIN 24/2015: Amendments to the Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2 and the FSS and FTP Codes

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MSIN 28/2015: A fatal fall to the bottom of a cargo hold when cleaning on the coaming top face plate

MERCHANT SHIPS

MSIN 29/2015: Guidance on large scale rescue operations at sea

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

MSIN 25/2015: United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2015

MERCHANT SHIPS

MSIN 26/2015: United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Amendment) Regulation 2015

MERCHANT SHIPS

MSIN 27/2015: United Nations Sanctions (Côte d’Ivoire) Regulation 2015

MERCHANT SHIPS

Isle of Man

MSN 056: Carriage of dangerous goods and harmful substances

MERCHANT SHIPS

Jersey

No news this month.

Liberia

Marine Advisory 04/2015: Detentions increasing in Australia

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Marine Advisory 05/2015: Concentrated Inspection Campaign – crew familiarisation for enclosed space entry

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

Malta

MS Notice No. 123: Suspension of certain restrictive measures against the Islamic Republic of Iran

MERCHANT SHIPS

Technical Notice BWM.1: Ballast water exchange in the North Sea

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATS

Marshall Islands

MG 2-11-12 (Rev. 7/15): Guidance for Company Security Officers on preparing a company and crew for the contingency of a hijacking by pirates (Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALCOMPANIES

MG 2-11-14: West Africa High Risk Area (HRA) and Maritime Trade Information Sharing Centre – Gulf of Guinea (MTISC-GoG)

MERCHANT SHIPS

MG 6-36-2 (Rev. 7/15): Notification and reporting of marine casualties, marine incidents, occurrences and offenses

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

MN 1-000-1 (Rev. 7/15): Issuance of Republic of the Marshall Islands Marine Notices

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATSCOMPANIES

MN 2-011-13 (Rev. 7/15): International Safety Management (ISM) Code

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALCOMPANIES

MN 2-011-16 (Rev. 7/15): International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALCOMPANIES

MN 2-011-18 (Rev. 7/15): Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MN 2-011-34 (Rev. 7/15): Special Purpose Ships

MERCHANT SHIPS

MN 2-011-39 (Rev. 7/15): Use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATECOMPANIES

MN 7-046-1 (Rev. 7/15): Articles of Agreement between the Master and Seafarers in the Merchant Service of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Shipping Articles)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALCOMPANIES

MN 1-005-1 (Rev. 8/15): Consolidated list of fees and charges for official documents and services

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BOATSCOMPANIES

Panama

MMC-298 (Rev. 7/15): Economic incentives for Panamanian vessels

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATS

MMC-131 (Rev. 7/15): Authorized Recognized Security Organizations (RSO)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MMC-245 (Rev. 7.1/15): Authorized Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) transiting High Risk Areas

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATECOMPANIES

MMC-202 (Rev. 8/15): Ratification of the Bunker Convention 2001

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

MMC-255 (Rev. 8/15): Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – authorized Recognized Organizations

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALCOMPANIES

MMC-315 (Rev. 8/15): Special discount on seafarer’s certification services

PASSENGER SHIPS

MMC-269 (Rev. 8/15): Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – certification process

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MMC-316: SEGUMAR Offshore Division

MERCHANT SHIPS

Singapore

Shipping Circular No. 13 of 2015: Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Air) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

Shipping Circular No. 14 of 2015: Conformance testing and certification of long range identification and tracking (LRIT)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

St Vincent & the Grenadines

APIR 002 (Rev. 2): Piracy and armed robbery against ships

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

Circular SOL 046 (Rev. 1): Revised guidelines for the preparation of the Cargo Securing Manual

MERCHANT SHIPS

United Kingdom

MGN 535 (M): Small Seagoing Passenger Ship Code

PASSENGER SHIPS

MGN 536 (M): Safety Management Code for domestic passenger ships

PASSENGER SHIPS

MIN 496 (M+F): MCA Safety Bulletins

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATS

MIN 500 (M): Passenger ships – five year certificates – change in policy

PASSENGER SHIPS

MIN 507 (M): Written examination dates 2015/16 – Deck and Engineer Officers (Merchant Navy)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIAL

MIN 508 (F): Written examination dates 2015/16 – Deck Officers (Fishing Vessels)

FISHING BOATS

MIN 509 (M): Written examination dates 2015/16 – Engineer Officers (yachts and sail training vessels)

YACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATE

MIN 510 (M): Navigation – Vessel Traffic Services V103 and Local Port Services course dates 2015 – 2016

COMPANIES

MSN 1734 (M+F) Amendment 9: Approval of Marine Equipment (EC Notified Bodies)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPSYACHTS - COMMERCIALYACHTS - PRIVATEFISHING
BOATSCOMPANIES

MSN 1735 (M+F) Amendment 9: Type-approval of marine equipment (UK Nominated Bodies)

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BOATSCOMPANIES


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