The International Chamber of Shipping, the International Group of P&I Clubs, BIMCO and InterManager (the “international industry organisations”) draw Members’ attention to the series of recent ship detentions and crew arrests in Mexico and, in the case of the UBC Savannah, the lengthy and continuing detention in custody of the ship’s Master without any formal charges against him, following the discovery of illegal narcotics on board.
Port state control authorities will begin to enforce the IMO’s Sulphur 2020 from 1st March, making it an offense for ships to carry fuel that contains a sulphur content higher than 0.5 percent unless the ship has an Exhaust Gas Cleaning System.
Agenda: GUIDANCE TO ADDRESS MARITIME CORRUPTION
Submitted by Liberia, Marshall Islands, Norway, Panama, United States, Vanuatu, ICS, IUMI, IAPH, BIMCO, IMPA, IFSMA, INTERTANKO, P & I Clubs, InterManager, IPTA, IHMA, IBIA, FONASBA, ITF and NI
Agenda: WORK PROGRAMME
Submitted by: Georgia, Malaysia, Philippines, Ukraine, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations (IFSMA), International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO), International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO), International Ship Managers' Association (InterManager), International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) and Women's International Shipping and Trading Association Limited (WISTA International)
This fifth edition was withdrawn in February 2021 and replaced by the sixth edition.
Ships present organised criminals with the opportunity to transport high volumes of drugs from producing to consuming countries. This book demonstrates how to protect the ship and the crew and reduce the risk of drug trafficking occurring on board.