NL 212/19 | EU MRV - Monitoring, Reporting and Verification: Time for Action!

Jun 10, 2019

Refers to: Owners and Operators of vessels greater than 5.000 GT, engaged in commercial voyages in/out or between EU ports            Action Date: 01/01/2018 According to the European Regulation (EU) 2015/757 for Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide emissions for Shipping (EU-MRV), from 01/01/2018 on wards,  every ship equal to or larger than 5000 GT which has a commercial operation and calls to a European port, is obliged to monitor and report a series of relevant data on to its CO2 emissions. The submission of the first emissions reports corresponding to the first reporting period (set…

NL 213/19 | Updated Panama Flag Regulations for the use of the Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)

May 27, 2019

Refers to: Owners and Operators of Panamanian flagged vessels, PHRS Representatives/ Surveyors          Action Date: Immediate With regards to PHRS NL192/17 (which can be found here) regarding the instructions and procedures on the Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) from Panama Maritime Authority, recently PMA has updated the pertinent instructions and procedures on the Ship Security Alert System (SSAS) According to MMC-133, Company Security Officers (CSOs) of vessels under Panama flag, must apply to PMA for the revalidation of their information through the online application (http://certificates.amp.gob.pa/certificates). Once this is done, the CSOs will receive an email from info@panama-ssas.com with their…

Phoenix Register of Shipping as a Delegate Bag Sponsor of the upcoming EMMC 2019

Jun 10, 2019

PHOENIX REGISTER OF SHIPPING S.A. will participate to the upcoming East Med Maritime Conference which will take place on June 19-20 2019 at Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand. The East Med Maritime Conference - EMMC2019 is organized under the patronage of the President of Council of Ministers of Lebanon and the Lebanese Directorate General of Land and Maritime Transport with a wide list of topics ranging from Maritime Transport and Logistics Sector in the Eastern Mediterranean region to Oil and Gas Wealth in the Eastern Mediterranean and Human Resources Competencies Development in Shipping, Logistics and Offshore Industries.   During the 2-day conference, the participants will discuss…

NL 155/16 | Paris MoU Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MLC 2006

Aug 09, 2016

  Refers to: All VesselsAction Date: 1st Sept. - 30th Nov. 2016 PHRS would like to inform that, according to the Press Release of July 28th 2016, Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC,2006). The aim of the CIC is to verify that the minimum standards for working and living conditions have been implemented on board. This inspection campaign will be held for a period of three months, commencing from 1 September 2016 and ending 30 November 2016. The ship’s procedures and measures that…

NL 157/16 | Amendments to MLC, 2006 on Financial Security

Sep 01, 2016

Refers to: Managers / Owners, PHRS Surveyors / Representatives Vessel Type: All Vessels Action Date: January 18th, 2017   The 2014 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 will come into force on 18 January 2017. The changes relate to financial security and are as follows.   Standard A2.5.2 – Financial SecurityThis standard requires a financial security system to be provided to assist seafarers in the event of abandonment. The standard defines abandonment as: when the shipowner fails to cover the cost of the seafarer’s repatriation; or when the shipowner has left the seafarer without the necessary maintenance and support;…