As Members may be aware, the Ukrainian government has imposed thirty days of martial law, starting on 28 November 2018 and ending on 27 December, across ten regions of Ukraine.
29 November 2018
26 November 2018
Members are reminded that both the European Union and United States (US) continue to apply trade sanctions against the Government of Syria and other entites.
23 November 2018
23 November 2018
As Members are already aware from our News Alert of April 2018, click here, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) has added a number of Russian oil and gas, energy and power companies, as well a number of producers of aluminium, machinery and weapons to their US Specially Designated Nationals List.
3 October 2018
2 October 2018
Members will already be aware of the Regulations concerning the low sulphur fuel requirements in specified Emission Control Areas (ECA), including Shanghai, Ningbo – Zhoushan, Suzhou, Nantong and all ports in Zhejiang, as outlined in previous News Alerts.
25 September 2018
Members are reminded that as from 1 January 2020, in accordance with MARPOL Annex VI, the sulphur content of fuel oil used "on board" (including in main and auxiliary engines and boilers) commercial ships trading outside sulphur Emission Control Areas must not exceed 0.50%m/m. The requirements are referred to as the 2020 'Global Sulphur Cap'.
13 August 2018
3 July 2018
Following extensive consultation, maritime security guidance has been updated and made available through a dedicated website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org. The website includes guidance on counter-piracy as well as other topical maritime security risks, such as human migration, war zones and cyber security.