Within the MARPOL Convention (the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from vessels), one of the most important elements is the requirement to record the hazardous substances on bo...Read more
NNPC will keep you informed continuously
As a shipowner it can often prove difficult to keep abreast of all key details essential to maintaining continuous operations at all times. Often developments simply occur too rapidly. It is also complicated to get hold of accurate information. This is why at NNPC we do our utmost to keep you up to speed regarding risk management. How? Through the workshops we regularly organise. Through publications. And of course through our website and newsletters. This way not only we, but also you stay alert.
Shipowners are being warned for the increased risk of hull fouling due to prolonged periods of inactivity of ships due the economic consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic.Read more
Update Volume 2020/27 New revised People’s Republic of China (PRC) Law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Wastes - effective 1 September 2020Published on 24 august 2020
The current PRC Law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Wastes prohibits the import, dumping and disposal of both solid wastes, unless subject to a specific import licens...Read more
A number of members have informed us that there appears to be a spike in apparently fraudulent offers for non-existent shipments, where the shipowner is asked to transfer the agency c...
A considerable number of our insureds have employees on board. We have recently dealt with several cases where an insured had dismissed their employee with immediate effect without giving notice and t...Read more
BIMCO has published a COVID-19 crew change clause for time charter parties 2020, in response to the extraordinary circumstances faced by ship owners. Many crew members are still on board as a result o...Read more
After the droughts in recent years, it is expected that Europe will again face a period of unusual low rainfall in the coming summer as well. As a result, lower water levels are expected in European r...Read more
When dealing with laytime related disputes we are often asked to comment on the differences between “Weather Working Day” (WWD), “Weather Working Day of 24 consecutive hours” (...Read more
In the Dutch market we regularly receive requests to assist in disputes relating to non-conformity relating to deliveries or services. These deliveries and services are often subject to the Meta...Read more