NL 240/20 | Commission Notice Guidelines on the enforcement of obligations under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation relating to the IHM of vessels operating in European waters

Οκτ 23, 2020

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers/ Operators, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: 31 Dec. 2020 The purpose of subject newsletter is to inform all interested parties of the IHM Guidelines of vessels operating in European waters considering the disruptions caused by Covid-19. More specifically: In  case that a vessel may arrive at an EU port after 31 December 2020 without carrying on board a valid IHM and/or accompanying certificate (Inventory Certificate or Ready for Recycling certificate for EU flagged vessel or Statement of Compliance for non-EU flagged vessel) and the ship owner/master claims that this non-compliance is due…

NL 241/20 | Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, Amendments 2018

Νοε 02, 2020

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers/ Operators, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: 26 Dec. 2020 The amendment to Standard A2.1 requires a Seafarer's Employment Agreement (SEA) to remain in effect while a seafarer is held captive on or off the ship due to piracy or armed robbery, regardless of whether the date fixed for its expiry has passed or any notice to terminate it has been issued. The amendment to Standard A2.2 requires that wages and other entitlements, under the SEA and any Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), including allotments, shall continue to be paid during the entire…

NL 232/20 | PHRS now authorized by the Maritime Authority of Honduras

Απρ 29, 2020

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers/ Operators, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: Immediate We are very pleased to announce that PHOENIX REGISTER OF SHIPPING S.A.is now authorized by the Maritime Authority of Honduras in order to perform surveys and issue statutory certificates for all vessels flying the Honduran Flag. This recognition is the latest addition to our list of authorizations, highlighting our continuous and steady developmental course over the years, making PHRS stand out as one of the leading non IACS Classification Societies globally and thus allowing our Society to continue providing high quality services, striving for the…

NL 242/20 | Maritime Cyber Risk Management

Νοε 12, 2020

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers/ Operators, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: Immediate Ships are increasingly using systems that rely on digitization, integration, and automation. Cyber technologies have become essential to the operation and management of numerous systems critical to the safety and security of shipping and protection of the marine environment.   As technology continues to develop, information technology and operational technology onboard ships are being networked together and more frequently connected to the internet. Therefore the ships’ systems and networks maybe vulnerable to risks may also occur from personnel accessing systems on board, for example by…

NL 243/20 | Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) - PHRS Upgraded Authorizations

Νοε 18, 2020

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers/ Operators, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: 31 December 2020   According to the EU’s Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on Ship Recycling Regulation (SRR), by 31 December 2020, any ship on or over 500 GT, of any flag, calling at an EU port or anchorage, will need to have onboard: An ‘Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM)’ (IHM Part-I) compliant with the above-mentioned standards; and A Statement of Compliance (SoC) issued on behalf of the flag State of the ship. The purpose of subject newsletter is to inform all interested parties that PHOENIX REGISTER OF…