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USA compliance: VGP becomes Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) VIDA restructures the way EPA and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) regulate incidental discharges, primarily from commercial vessels, into waters of the United...

Maritime compliance: Preparing Ships for Fuel Rules under IMO 2020. USA enforcement

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Shipping companies and cruise lines need to pay attention to the new limits on sulfur content of fuel that are in effect as...

SAFER SEAS DIGEST 2019 – Lessons Learned from Marine Accident Investigations via US NTSB

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published its Safer Seas Digest 2019, providing lessons learned from marine casualty investigations. The department determines the...

USCG: Now Accepting Electronic Record Books and Upcoming Changes to the eNOAD Workbook

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) To assist our subscribers in their US regulatory maritime compliance, we are providing this update on recent USCG requirements. Electronic record Books: The United States...

USA: Overview and advice re U.S. Coast Guard MARPOL Investigations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The U.S. Department of Justice aggressively prosecutes shipowners and operators of foreign-flag vessels calling at US ports for MARPOL violations. These prosecutions are...

USCG issues new Ballast Water Reporting Form (Aug.2020)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The U.S. Coast Guard has adopted a new format for the US Ballast Water Reporting Form which replaces all previous and expired versions. The new Ballast...

USCG releases their 2019 Port State Control annual report

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The United States Coast Guard’s Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance has released its 2019 annual report over US port state controls. The aim of...

USCG and EU sign memorandum on mutually recognized organizations

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US Coast Guard and the European Commission (EC) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for oversight of mutually recognized organizations for survey...

Flashback in maritime history - Explosion, sinking and fatalities on chemical tanker Bow Mariner 28 Feb 2004

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 28 February 2004, the chemical tanker Bow Mariner caught fire and exploded while the crew was engaged in cleaning residual methyl tert...

USA: Satellites helped save a record 421 lives in 2019

(www.Maritimecyprus.com) The USA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites are part of the global Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking...
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