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IMO - Warning on hazards of carrying bauxite by ship
26 Sep 2017
Research presented to IMO found that certain forms of bauxite with a large proportion of smaller particles could be subject to a newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic...
UK MCA: Changes to Yacht Crew Certification
17 May 2017
There have been changes made to the Sea Service Verification for Crew on large commercial and privately owned yachts, as well as training vessels, arriving with the newly...

The ‘M/v Arundel Castle’ – The meaning of ‘Port Limits’
07 Aug 2017
The BackgroundThe vessel was voyage chartered by the Owners under the terms of an amended Gencon 94 form and pursuant to a fixture recap.Clause 15 of the recap stated;‘NOR...
Yemen: Current Situation – March 2017
13 Mar 2017
Assureds are reminded of the dangerous and continually changing situation in Yemen and their attention is drawn to recent developments in and around the port of Hodeidah....