BNS 2012

Issue No. 468 - 13 December 2012

Revision of MARPOL Annex V
Iron ore fines shipments from Buchanan, Liberia
New guidelines published on the application of the ILO MLC labour convention

Issue No. 467 - 29 November 2012

SOLAS International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargo (IMSBC) Code 01-11 Amendment
Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), Marine Notice 18/12, sound navigational practices
Paris MoU launches Harmonised Verification Programme (HAVEP) on passenger ships

Issue No. 466 - 15 November 2012

Drugs awareness in Central and South American reefer ports
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) reminder on best management practices for protection against Somalia based piracy
United States Coast Guard (USCG) Ballast Water Management
Slow down for right whales

Issue No. 465 - 1 November 2012

Ships calling at Pointe-Noire, Congo, West Africa
Closure of Sukhna port, Egypt
United States Coast Guard (USCG) implementation of compliance with the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships (AFS Convention).

Issue No. 464 - 18 October 2012

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) introduces initiatives to enhance the quality of bunkering in Singapore
NATO Shipping Centre (NSC) guidelines for the identification of dhows, skiffs and whalers
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006

Issue No. 463 - 4 October 2012

The US Coast Guard (USCG) guidelines for compliance and enforcement of the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA)
Fracture Injury during mooring operation
Singapore –garbage collection services at anchorage

Issue No. 462 - 20 September 2012

Revised IMO Model Course for ECDIS
United States Coastguard (USCG) developments – conditions of entry for some ships arriving at US ports from the Republic of Yemen
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) security charts published

Issue No. 461 - 6 September 2012

Corrosion protection of crude oil tanks –new IMO regulations
Entrance to Lanshan port, People’s Republic of China (PRC)
Maritime Labour Convention 2006

Issue No. 460 - 23 August 2012

Brazil –concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on fire safety system arrangements
Maritime Labour Convention 2006
Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Issue No. 459 - 09 August 2012

New Italian law effective 10 August 2012
The US Coast Guard (USCG) guidelines for compliance and enforcement of the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA)
Industry guidance on pilot transfer arrangements

Issue No. 458 - 26 July 2012

Gulf of Guinea - piracy
Steps for early implementation of the draft amendments to the IMSBC Code

Issue No. 457 - 12 July 2012

IMO piracy circulars
Navigation off the Indian coast
Malaysian Marine Department Shipping Notice – Ballast Water Management
A reminder of SOLAS amendments which entered into force 1 July 2012

Issue No. 456 - 28 June 2012

IMO piracy circulars
New Pollution Compensation Fund in China from 1 July 2012
Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM)

Issue No. 455 - 14 June 2012

Port State Control (PSC) inspection at Romanian ports – Certificate of Entry
Pilot Transfer Arrangements
Paris and Tokyo MOUs – joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on fire safety systems arrangements

Issue No. 454 - 1 June 2012

Latest circulars and bulletins
Improving Best Management Practices (BMP4) - have your say
Stevedore strike at Santos port, Brazil
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB): Karin Schepers
Port of New Orleans

Issue No. 453 - 17 May 2012

PRC Dongguan: Inspection of chemical tankers
Singapore – compulsory pilotage
Argentina: port delays

Issue No. 452 - 3 May 2012

Nickel Ore shipments from Indonesia
Myanmar sanctions

Issue No. 451 - 19 April 2012

South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)
Industry recommendations for ECDIS training
Dakar, Senegal custom fines

Issue No. 450 - 5 April 2012

Latest circulars, bulletins and other news
The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) subcommittee meeting on Flag State Implementation (FSI)
United States ballast water management final rulemaking

Issue No. 449 - 23 - March 2012

International Group of P&I Clubs (IGP&I)
Brazil – loading of bauxite cargo
Equipment servicing within survey range dates – SOLAS requirements
Change to the navigation rules in Kammon Straits, Japan
Underwater cables at the port of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Increase in ship security procedures at Korean ports for 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit

Issue No. 448 - 8 March 2012

Australia Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) – Recent Marine Notices
Project Horizon –Research Report 2012
Equipment servicing within survey range dates – SOLAS requirements
New York State support for uniform National Ballast Rules
New York State - Ballast Water Management extension letter

Issue No. 447 - 23 February 2012

Argentina: port delays
U.S. Coast Guard port security advice
Ban on all ship sewage in Californian waters
Paris and Tokyo Port State Control (PSC) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Issue No. 446 - 9 February 2012

Britannia Bulletins
Flame arrestors for cargo tanks in tankers
IMO Mandatory inspection regime for tankers and bulk carriers
North and South Sudan

Issue No. 445 - 26 January 2012

Britannia Bulletins
Coal loaded at Puerto Drummond Colombia
Memory sticks
Enclosed spaces
Turkey - environmental pollution fines

Issue No. 444 - 12 January 2012

Regulations of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on the Prevention and Control of Marine Pollution from Ships
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP) one time report
Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
Turkish Straits Maritime Traffic Order Regulations

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