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Surging Pirate Activities Threaten West African Maritime Trade: Expert

A surge in pirate activities in the Gulf of Guinea poses a grave threat to the survival and growth of west African maritime trade, an expert has said. Albert Derrick Fiatui, executive director of the Ghana-based Center for International Maritime Affairs,

US CBP (Port of New Orleans) Notice (21-035): AGM Arriving Vessel Protocols / AGM Free Certificate Inspections

Members have been previously advised on the Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) season 2021 that usually starts from late May to September. Please see the link below for the detailed guidance on port-of-entry processes at countries that are regulating and inspecting vessels

Canadian ballast water regulations | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Transport Canada recently issued new Ballast Water Regulations (SOR/2021-120) which are now in force. The Regulations apply to Canadian vessels everywhere and to foreign vessels that are in waters under Canadian jurisdiction. The new Regulations give effect to Canada’s obligations under