NL 253/21 | Ship Recycling with regards to Brexit and the requirements for Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certification onboard ships calling at the UK ports

Ιαν 18, 2021

Refers to: Owners/Managers/Operators, PHRS Surveyors/ Representatives Action Date: 01 Jan. 2021   From 1 January 2021, the United Kingdom (UK) has finished its transition period to withdraw from the European Union (EU), commonly known as Brexit. According to the relevant information made available from the UK Government, the requirements of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation 1257/2013 (EU SRR) have been retained in UK domestic legislation, and now referred to as the UK Ship Recycling Regulation (UK SRR).   Consequently, the requirements for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) for compliance as from January 1, 2021 for ships of 500GT and…

NL 254/21 | Merchant Marine Notices published from Panama Maritime Authority on recommended security measures to be implemented during transiting high risk areas

Φεβ 03, 2021

Refers to: Owners/Managers/Operators, PHRS Surveyors/Representatives Action Date: Immediate   The purpose of subject newsletter is to inform all interested parties about PMA’s recommendations for Panama Flagged vessels on maintaining the utmost vigilance and increased security conditions aboard when necessary, in order to protect the vessel and crew during transiting from some high risk areas such as: the Gulf of Oman, Straits of Hormuz, and those near Fujairah, UAE (MMN-01/2021) the Gulf of Guinea (transiting from Lagos to the creek of the Niger Delta) (MMN-02/2021) the Gulf Of Mexico - Bay Of Campeche – Tabasco (MMN-12/2020)   The Best Management Practices…

NL 255/21 | MCI - MLC Hours of Work and Rest Tool - updated for 2021

Φεβ 19, 2021

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers / Operators of CI flagged vessels, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: Immediate   To simplify the correct application of the MLC Regulation 2.3 – Hours of work and hours of rest – and to prevent non-conformities raised by external auditors or Port State Control, it is strongly recommended to employ the attached MLC Work Rest Tool which will allow you to monitor MLC hours of work and rest.   The Maritime Cook Islands highlight that in the application of the MLC standards, each vessel shall take into account the danger posed…

NL 256/21 | PMA - AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign - Livestock Ships

Φεβ 26, 2021

Refers to: Ship Owners / Managers / Operators of Panamanian flagged vessels, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives      Action Date: 01 Mar. 2021   The purpose of subject newsletter is to inform all interested parties about the Focused Inspection Campaign (FIC) on livestock ships which will run from March 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021; initiated by AMSA and specific to Australia. The FIC will only be carried out on vessels that Australia has approved to carry livestock under Marine Order 43.   The MMN-05/2021 can be found here, in full detail.   Do not hesitate to contact us for…

Holiday Notice

Μαρ 09, 2021

We would like to inform you that our Organization will remain closed onMonday the 15th of March due to public holiday. We will resume our normal operations on Tuesday the 16th of March.  For any urgent matter that might occur, you can always contact our office through the usual telephone numbers and e-mails, as our correspondence is regularly being monitored from our emergency staff.    March 9th, 2021 - PHRS Head Office