Flag News September 2015

September 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

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Bahamas

IB No. 66 (Rev. 4): Bahamas initial and annual inspections

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IB No. 71 (Rev. 2): Approval (certification) of marine equipment guidance

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BOATSCOMPANIES

IB No. 154: Passenger ship safety – windows, side scuttles, storm covers and deadlights

PASSENGER SHIPS

IB No. 89 (Rev. 1): Competent Persons carrying out duties in connection with inspection, maintenance and testing of ships’ appliances and equipment

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IB No. 29 (Rev. 4): Emergency escape breathing devices (EEBD)

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IB No. 116 (Rev. 3): Authorised testing application service providers (Testing ASP) for long range identification & tracking (LRIT) of ships

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IB No. 111 (Rev. 5): Long range identification and tracking of ships

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IB No. 51 (Rev. 4): ECDIS, nautical charts and publications

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Bermuda

No news this month.

British Virgin Islands

No news this month.

Cayman Islands

No news this month.

Cook Islands

Circular 108/2015: Paris and Tokyo Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign

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Circular 109/2015: Paris, Tokyo MoU Concentrated Inspection Campaign – enclosed spaces

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Circular 110/2015: IMO ECDIS guidance for good practice

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Cyprus

No news this month.

Gibraltar

No news this month.

Hong Kong

MSIN 31/2015: A bosun died after falling down from a low-rise stepping platform on the main deck

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MSIN 32/2015: Lifeboat accident

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MSIN 33/2015: Amendments to the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code

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MSIN 34/2015: 2015 Guidelines for the development of the inventory of hazardous materials

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPS

MSIN 35/2015: Guidance for issuing type approval certificate for oil content meters

COMPANIES

MSIN 36/2015: Revised PPR product data reporting form

MERCHANT SHIPS

MSIN 37/2015: Amendments to the Annex I of the MARPOL 73/78

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MSIN 38/2015: Information related to ballast water sampling and analysis and the approved ballast water management systems

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MSIN 39/2015: Fatal accident happened during cargo hold cleansing

MERCHANT SHIPS

MSIN 40/2015: Adoption of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) and Amendments to SOLAS and MARPOL

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MSIN 41/2015: Guidelines for the Implementation of the Annex VI of the MARPOL 73/78

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Isle of Man

No news this month.

Jersey

No news this month.

Liberia

Marine Advisory 06/2015: Agreement and developments regarding sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran imposed by the United States

MERCHANT SHIPS

MN SAF-003: Procedures for entering enclosed spaces and enclosed space entry and rescue drills

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Malta

MS Notice No. 124: Ships entering US ports

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Marshall Islands

MN 1-002-1 (Rev. 8/15): List of office and service locations

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Panama

MMC-245 (Rev. 8/15): Authorized Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) transiting High Risk Areas

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MMC-136 (Rev. 8/15): Authorized Recognized Organizations

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BOATSCOMPANIES

MMC-306 (Rev. 8/15): Recognition of the security personnel listed by a Private Maritime Security Company (PMSC)

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPS

MMC-305 (Rev. 8/15): Recognized Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC)

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MMC-207 (Rev. 8/15): Procedures for ISSC extensions and additional verifications

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MMC-245 (Rev. 8.1/15): Authorized Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) transiting High Risk Areas

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MMC-264 (Rev. 8/15): Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – onboard complaints procedure

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MMC-317 (Rev. 8/15): Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007

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MMC-191 (Rev. 8/15): Application forms

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BOATSCOMPANIES

MMC-314 (Rev. 8/15): Merger of Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd

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MMC-299 (Rev. 8/15): Regulation for the safety of vessels under 500GT

MERCHANT SHIPS

Singapore

Shipping Circular No. 15 of 2015: For testing of the Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) on Singapore-registered ships

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Shipping Circular No. 16 of 2015: UN Security Council sanctions against the Taliban

MERCHANT SHIPS

Shipping Circular No. 17 of 2015: UN Security Council sanctions against Côte d’Ivoire

MERCHANT SHIPS

Shipping Circular No. 19 of 2015: Piracy and armed robbery against ships

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPS

Shipping Circular No. 18 of 2015: UN Security Council sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

MERCHANT SHIPS

Shipping Circular No. 21 of 2015: Resolutions adopted by IMO MEPC 68

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BOATSCOMPANIES

Shipping Circular No. 20 of 2015: Piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters of the coast of Somalia

MERCHANT SHIPS

St Vincent & the Grenadines

Circular SOL 007 (Rev. 4): Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems and backup arrangements

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Circular MLC 007 (Rev. 2): Guidelines for MLC inspections for ships of less than 500GT

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United Kingdom

MIN 506(M) Corrigendum: Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: non-coded vessels of less than 500 gross tonnes operating internationally

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MIN 506(M): Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: non-coded vessels of less than 500 gross tonnes operating internationally

PASSENGER SHIPSMERCHANT SHIPS

MSN 1837 (M) Amendment 1: Categorisation of waters

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BOATS


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