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BIMCO launches new SEV-GUARDCON contract

BIMCO SEV-GUARDCON The BIMCO subcommittee which drafted the new contract was made up of representatives from shipowners and operators, private maritime security companies (PMSC), maritime risk consultants, P&I Clubs (including the Standard Club) and law firms. The new contract is dubbed

COVID-19 – WHO guide for the management of COVID-19 on board cargo ships and fishing vessels

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a guide for the management of COVID-19 on board cargo ships and fishing vessels. This implementation guide builds on the information provided in the WHO interim guidance ‘Technical… Man working in the seaThe World

Focus on Turkiye: Marine pollution fines as of 1 January 2022

Article 20 of the Turkish Environmental Code 1983, law no.2871, provides that fines may be imposed by the relevant authorities on vessels causing pollution in Turkish waters, through the discharge of petroleum products, dirty… Blue oil tankerArticle 20 of the Turkish