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05.10.2012 - 10:34 GMT

USCG warns of problem with Mustang inflatable PFDs

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has become aware of certain Mustang survival inflatable personal floatation devices (PFDs) with Hammar MA1hydrostatic (HIT) inflation systems. The issue here is that the...... More

24.08.2012 - 11:52 GMT

MPA revises equipment acceptance requirements for Singapore-registered vessels

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has issued a circular to inform of its revised requirements for the acceptance of equipment for use on Singapore-registered vessels. The circular...... More

10.08.2012 - 10:23 GMT

Panama circular reiterates lifeboat release and retrieval system requirements

The Panama Maritime Authority has issued Circular MMC-250 confirming, among other things, that all types of existing lifeboat on-load release and retrieval systems design shall be reviewed, and the...... More

03.08.2012 - 10:54 GMT

Industry guidance on Pilot Transfer Arrangements and SOLAS compliance

The International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) in collaboration with the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and with the full support of INTERTANKO, has released Shipping Industry...... More


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