LOSS PREVENTION

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2017-05

LP 022/2017 Philippines – inaccurate test certificates for nickel ore pose serious risk

2017-05-11

Despite the well-publicized risks of cargo liquefaction, problems with wet nickel ore cargoes shipped out of the Philippines persist. At the heart of the problem lies inaccurate cargo declarations and certificates provided by the shippers.

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23
2017-03

LP 014/2017 Vietnam: Illegal Sand Sales

2017-03-23

The association's correspondent in Vietnam advise that members should be alerted whether the charterers have obtained the certification issued by local government.

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16
2017-03

LP 013/2017 Yemen: Port Situation and navigation safety

2017-03-16

Local P&I correspondents regularly provide the association with advice on the status of ports in Yemen and an updated list of all ports and their current status is provided below.

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14
2017-03

LP 012/2017 Libya: Port Situation and Safe Navigation

2017-03-14

The association has received the following information from local P&I correspondents on the status of Libyan ports and some advice are given featured navigation safety.

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09
2017-03

LP 011/2017 Asian Gypsy Moth – it’s that time of the year again

2017-03-09

Spring marks the beginning of the Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) risk period in many countries. Heightened vessel surveillance for AGM commenced on 9 January 2017 in Australian ports while 1 March 2017 marks the start of the period identified as the “AGM risk period” in Western Canadian ports.

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21
2017-02

LP 008/2017 Pilot transfers – still a risky business

2017-02-21

IMPA’s safety campaign draws attention to shipowners’ responsibility to provide compliant pilot ladder arrangements and to ensure that the transfer process is undertaken in line with SOLAS.

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19
2016-12

LP 112/2016 The Polar Code enters into force on 1 January 2017

2016-12-19

The International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (“the Polar Code”) was adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on15th May 2015.

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14
2016-12

LP 111/2016 Ruling casts uncertainty on international recognition of registered ship mortgages

2016-12-14

Brazil court decision highlights need for global consensus to safeguard interests of banks and other creditors.

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02
2016-12

LP 109/2016 Singapore: Risk of Arrest Security Being Lifted - The 2005 Hague Convention

2016-12-02

The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (the "HCCCA") was concluded in 2005 and came into force in Singapore on 1 October 2016 with the enactment of the CCAA.

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30
2016-11

LP 108/2016 Increasing limits under the amended 1996 protocol of the LLMC 28 November, 2016

2016-11-30

On 30 November 2016, the limits of a ship owners’ liability for a maritime claim in the UK will rise by 51%, when the amended 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 comes into force in the UK.

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