BNS 2011

Issue No. 443 - 15 December 2011

Latest Circulars and Bulletins
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) Admiralty Information Overlay
STCW Convention-Manila Amendments
Port State Control Inspections

Issue No. 442 - 01 December 2011

Iranian Sanctions
Stowaways in South Africa
Deadline approaches for changes in Marpol Annex VI – Sulphur Oxides (SOx)
Update on the ocean carriage of calcium hypochlorite

Issue No. 441 - 17 November 2011

BIMCO bunker clauses for time charter parties
Amendment to the SOLAS Convention – oxygen measuring equipment
Gulf of Guinea anti-piracy strategy receives United Nations (UN) support

Issue No. 440 - 3 November 2011

Calcium Hypochlorite
Reefer container incidents
Revised list of certificates and documents required to be carried on board ships
Guidance for the recording of operations in the Oil Record Book Part 1 – Machinery space operations (all ships)

Issue No. 439 - 20 October 2011

P & I Calls
Ballast Water Regulations – Amazon Bay
New IMO-DSC Circular – Carriage of Iron Ore Fines that may liquefy

Issue No. 438 - 6 October 2011

India – Safe shipment of Iron Ore Fines from Indian Ports
IMO circulars on the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board ships in the High Risk Area
Philippines – Surigao Del Norte region of Mindanao: armed attacks at nickel ore mines

BNS Stop Press - Egypt - new instructions with respect to arms and armed guards on board ships navigating within Egyptian territorial waters

Issue No. 437 - 23 September 2011

Piracy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Industry guidance relating to the construction and use of Citadels in waters affected by Somali based piracy
Egypt - new instructions with respect to arms and armed guards on board ships navigating within Egyptian territorial waters

BNS Stop Press - North American Clean-up Co-operative Indemnity Cover

Issue No. 435 - 8 September 2011

Syrian Sanctions
New Turkish Insurance Regulation Requiring Ships to Evidence P&I Cover

Issue No. 434 - 25 August 2011

Syrian Sanctions
Californian (CA) Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR)
2011 Guidelines for the Carriage of Blends of Petroleum Oil and Bio-Fuels

Issue No. 433 - 11 August 2011

Port State Control concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on structural safety and load lines
BIMCO & The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Anti-piracy poster: Plan, Prepare, Protect
Amendments to IMO's MARPOL Convention for the prevention of pollution from ships enter into force on 1 August 2011, banning heavy fuel oil from the Antarctic
Joint War Committee adds Benin and Gulf of Guinea to Listed Areas

Issue No. 432 - 29 July 2011

Iranian Sanctions - US
Import of foreign scrap and waste materials into People's Republic of China (PRC)
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Dubai Anchorage Regulations

Issue No. 431 - 14 July 2011

Iranian Sanctions
Bulk Cargo Chrome Ore - dangers of liquefying
European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) Maritime Accident Review 2010

Issue No. 430 - 30 June 2011

Ivory Coast: European Union Regulations
Chennai Customs
Air pollution requirements in US waters

Issue No. 429 - 16 June 2011

Libya - Sanctions
Mandatory registration with the Maritime Security Centre – Horn of Africa (MSCHOA) and UK Royal Navy’s Trade Organisation (UKMTO) for ships registered under the Norwegian International Ship Register (NIS) and the Norwegian Ordinary Ship Register (NOR)
MSCHOA: Instructions for updated Vessel Movement Registration Form

Issue No. 428 - 2 June 2011

New Turkish Regulations requiring evidence of P&I cover
US Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard - Port Security Advisory
Mississippi river flooding

Issue No. 427 - 19 May 2011

Iron Ore Sinter Feed cargoes - Brazil
Revised Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) Guidance and Operational Use off Somalia
Industry SOS Campaign

Issue No. 426 - 5 May 2011

Tindall Riley (Britannia) Limited - We are moving
Japan - Update for Members visiting Japanese ports
Japan - Radioactivity Risk Clause for Time Charter Parties
International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) seeks feedback on ECDIS software and related issues
Right whales off Martha's Vineyard

Issue No. 425 - 21 April 2011

Immigration fines in Brazilian ports
Another 'magic pipe' case in the United States

Issue No. 424 - 08 April 2011

JAPAN – Tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi incident - Update
Guns and Ammunition on board ships calling at South African ports

Issue No. 423 - 23 March 2011

JAPAN – Tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi incident
Marpol Annex V – the Wider Caribbean Special Area
Proposed extension to the Great Barrier Reef Ship Reporting System (REEFREP)

Stop Press Issue No. 422 - 16 March 2011

JAPAN – Tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi incident
Cornes P&I and Britannia Branch office
Survey capabilities
Member enquiries
Nuclear incident at Fukushima Daiichi

Issue No. 421 - 10 March 2011

Libya - Sanctions
German Insurance Premium Tax (IPT)
Regional requirements of Shanghai Maritime Safety Agency (MSA)

Issue No. 420 - 25 February 2011

U.S. Coast Guard to enforce Vessel General Permit (VGP) requirements as part of Port State Control inspections
New York State's demand for water ballast discharge standards
Offshore National parks and protected areas of the Dominican Republic

Issue No. 419 - 10 February 2011

New regulations on ship inspections at Spanish ports
Guns and ammunition on board ships calling at South African ports
Failure by crew to notify the US Coast Guard of a hazardous condition on a ship

Issue No. 418 - 28 January 2011

Latest Britannia Circulars and Bulletins
Risk Management seminar: Szczecin, Poland 5 April and 7 April 2011
Immigration fines in Brazilian ports
United States Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Bulletin
Piracy update

Issue No. 417 - 14 January 2011

Latest Britannia Circulars and Bulletins
Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)
United States Coast Guard (USCG) CO2 System Safety Alerts

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