Jet Ski and other water scooter owners will now have to register and insure their vehicles with relevant port authorities, according to a circular issued by the Internal Security Forces Monday.
Norway is the latest addition to the Regs4ships product portfolio. The Norwegian Maritime Authority has recognised the Norwegian Regs4ships product as being the equivalent to the carriage of nautical publications in paper form.
NAPA, the global leader in maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced the release of new tools and interfaces with class society software to streamline ship design compliance with Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC&OT; formerly known as “harmonized CSR”) from the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
The Commercial Court has recently ruled on preliminary issues in a cargo claim, including an issue regarding who the owner of the goods was in circumstances where there was a series of sale contracts and only one of the sale contracts contained a right of rejection.
Determined to improve the safety of ships calling the nation’s seaports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken a major step towards concluding the process of domesticating five International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) regulatory instruments with the submission of the instrument of assent in London recently.
The heads of the IMO and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reaffirmed their commitment to urgently address the humanitarian crisis arising from the dramatic increase in unsafe mixed migration across the oceans and seas in recent times on Monday.
The captain, the British insurer and the owner of the Prestige tanker that sank in 2002 off Galicia, Spain, have been found guilty for one of Europe’s worst environmental disasters, according to the Spanish Supreme Court.
Fichte & Co is proud to announce the appointment of Walid Batisha as Partner in the firm's office. Walid, who has been heading Fichte's litigation department since he joined the firm in September 2012, has successfully led his team to obtain several local landmark judgments for clients of the firm.
On 16 January 2016 the EU and UN nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions against Iran were terminated in line with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed between Iran, the EU, and the “P5+1” (permanent UN Security Council members France, China, Russia, the UK and the US ‘plus’ Germany) in July 2015.
Coastguard Commander Commodore Ala'a Abdulla Siadi received US Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander Rear Admiral Pat DeQuattro and discussed security cooperation and issues of mutual interest.