BNS 2010

Issue No. 416 - 16 December 2010

Britannia Circulars and Bulletin
Immigration fines in Brazilian ports
IMSBC Code (International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargo Code) becomes mandatory on 1 January 2011
European Advance Cargo Declaration Regime
Security increased at Mombasa Kenya

Issue No. 415 - 2 December 2010

MARPOL Amendments to Annex I : Effect on the Oil Record Books Part I and II
IMO guidance for Oil Record Book (ORB) Part 1 entries
European Advance Cargo Declaration Regime
Ship-to-Ship Transfer Operations

Issue No. 414 - 18 November 2010

Cargo warning - Indonesian crude iron ore
Piracy - citadel update
The New Inspection Regime (NIR) of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding

Issue No. 413 - 4 November 2010

Iran Sanctions: European Union Regulation
Information concerning anchoring in the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore
Carriage of Iron Ore Fines
Ukraine export licence for shipments of grain, corn and barley

Issue No. 412- 21 October 2010

Britannia Circulars
P & I Calls
Cargo Stowage and Securing Manual (CSS) amendments
United States Coast Guard – banning of foreign ships 

Issue No. 411- 7 October 2010

Britannia Circulars
Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) publication on 16 September 2010 of a report of the collision between the bulk carrier ALAM PINTAR and the fishing vessel Etoile des Ondes, 20 December 2009
Riyadh Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on safety of navigation – SOLAS chapter V

Issue No. 410 - 23 September 2010

Britannia Circulars
Ships dragging anchors due to gusty winds off Singapore
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) - hours of work and rest
Safe loading, stowage, carriage and dischargeof iron ore fines on ships using Indian ports

Issue No. 409 - 13 September 2010

Additional considerations for the safe loading of bulk carriers
IMSBC Code (International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargo Code) becomes mandatory on 1 January 2011
Asian Gypsy Moth

Issue No. 408 - 26 August 2010

US Vessel Response Plans - Salvage and Marine Firefighting Requirements
Right whale avoidance
European Advance Cargo Declaration Regime

Issue No. 407 - 12 August 2010

Port State Control
Asian Gypsy Moth
Sea Strainer Alert

Issue No. 406 - 29 July 2010

The Council of the European Union decision of 26 July 2010 concerning restrictive measures against Iran
Dalian Port updates following crude oil leakage from shore pipelines on 16 July 2010
International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) guidance on the use of Electronic Chart and Display Information Systems (ECDIS) and Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC)
Lloyd's Register new 'box rules'
US port calls
International Shipping Federation (ISF) initiative

Issue No. 405 - 16 July 2010

New Sanctions Clause published
Innovation of stowaways
Another 'magic pipe' case in US
Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) report

BNS Stop Press - 9 July 2010

The Comprehensive Iran Sanctions Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010

Issue No. 404 - 1 July 2010

Phantom copper shipments
A security alert for vessels sailing in South African waters
Robberies in South China Seas on the rise
Update of Best Management Practices
Northern Canada Vessel Traffic Services (NORDREG) Zone reporting requirements
Demurrage charges in Australia

Issue No. 403 - 18 June 2010

Piracy Update
USCG Safety Alert on Automatic Identification System
USCG update for salvage and marine fire fighting plans to be included in vessel oil spill response plans

Issue No. 402 - 3 June 2010

New York State VGP requirements - apply for extension by 30 June 2010
Possible effect of the southwest monsoon on the risk of piracy
Hydrostatic release warning
"Magic pipe"

BNS Stop Press - 25 May 2010

United States Environmental Protection Agency - discharge of ballast water regulations New York State Requirements - apply for extension by 30 June 2010

Issue No. 401 - 20 May 2010

Deepwater Horizon - latest news from the Gulf of Mexico
Ship arrest in Algeria - new procedures
Original charts required in Australia
Cargo hold coating
Piracy update

Issue No. 400 - 06 May 2010

Shanghai Expo
Oil Pollution in US Gulf
Customs Penalties in Bangladesh
Transferring Oil between Vessels in Brazil
The most effective proven deterrent to piracy

Issue No. 399 - 23 April 2010

Port State Control in Brazil
Hull staining from oil slicks in Lake Maracaibo
Shanghai Expo
Greater protection for Barrier Reef
New voluntary vessel speed restriction zones

Issue No. 398 - 8 April 2010

Surviving piracy off the coast of Somalia
Port State Control in Brazil
Seafarer fatigue
Drop in total ship losses in 2009
EC's piracy prevention recommendations

Issue No. 397 - 26 March 2010

Rule B Attachments finally dead
7 1/2 years between ship special surveys?
Bangladesh - shipping alert
Too good to be true?
Up the Orinoc

Issue No. 396 - 15 March 2010

Vessel Arrival System - Port of Newcastle, Australia
Not enough officers?
AFS Convention enters force in Singapore
US publishes its Vessel Inspection Guide (VIG)
Man Overboard guidelines

Issue No. 395 - 26 February 2010

Paris MOU PSC - New inspection regime
Preserving electronic evidence
New edition of Risk Watch
Poor life-boat safety
UK MCA to crack down on crew working hours

Issue No. 394 - 12 February 2010

PRC Pollution Regulations
Out of the LOOP
US/UK Sanctions against trading activities involving Iran
Speak English
Tougher Inspections for Older Ships

Issue No. 393 - 29 January 2010

AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign
More on right whale avoidance
Use of arms against pirates
Use of low sulphur fuel by ships at berth in EU ports
US approves scrubbers

Issue No. 392 - 14 January 2010

Best Management Practices (BMP2)
Right whale avoidance
Sea - ice conditions in the Bohai Area, China
Anti-piracy training for Filipinos
Use of low sulphur fuel by ships at berth in EU Ports

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