Given that the marine industry is attentive to the execution of seafarers` employment contracts, the government has indicated that it is dealing with these COVID-19 contracts and return issues on a case-by-case basis. The Administrator is informed that strict measures to control the limit for reducing the spread of COVID-19 have resulted in operators experiencing difficulties in changing crews and recovering seafarers at the end of their employment contracts. As a result, some seafarers working on RMI-flagged vessels may exceed the duty time set out in their Maritime Employment Contracts (SEA). PARTICIPATION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL SHIP INDEX OF WORLD PORTS CLIMATE INITIATIVE U.S. COAST GUARD COMMUNICATION PUBLICATION ON MARPOL DEFECTS ON BILGENAL ALARM SYSTEMS AMENDMENTS TO THE DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY TO MARITIME WORK PART II Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for ships that have oil or oil response plans and requirements for the rescue and extinguishing capacity of tankers operating in U.S. waters, guidelines for ballast water exchange and sediment management in the Caribbean region. BRAZIL ANNOUNCES NEW INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR AGING BULK CARRIERS WITH RESPECT TO FIRE EXTINGUISHING REQUIREMENTS FOR FLAMMABLE AND FLAMMABLE LIQUID BOXES ON EXISTING TANKS. USCG WARNING – SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7 SMARTPHONE SAFETY RECALL In addition, it is stated that they will temporarily suspend all maritime inspections and other embarkations at Chinese ports and will not inspect ships arriving from China at an overseas port for up to 14 days (the incubation period) after leaving the last Chinese port. VIÑA DEL MAR ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF A JOINT CAMPAIGN FOR THE CONCENTRATED INSPECTION OF AUXILIARY MACHINERY. Guidelines for the Organization of a Port State Inspection Guidelines for Changes to Instrument Registration and Recognition Requirements under the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Act, §103-106, §108 and §203(h) in Response to the COVID19 Pandemic APPLICABILITY OF THE MANILA AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON STANDARDS OF CERTIFICATION AND SUPERVISION OF SEAFARERS, 1978 (STCW) IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS CERTIFICATES MINIMUM FOR SAFE CREW ZIVI LEGAL LIABILITY FOR BUNKER O il Pollution Damage 2001 CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE ENTIRE CHINESE COAST IN ORDER TO BECOME AN EMISSION CONTROL AREA THAT REQUIRES THE USE OF 0.5% SULFUR HEATING OIL REQUIRES USCG INSTRUCTIONS FOR SHIPS EQUIPPED WITH INOPERABLE BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR U.S. PORTS STRICT ENFORCEMENT IN EMISSION CONTROL AREAS: CHINA.
. Safety of navigation ECDIS Navigation map correction and use of speed inputs for ARPA-equipped radars and traffic separation lanes MARINE SAFETY ALERT GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS DISRUPTION PERIOD PERIOD UNATTENded Machinery Spaces (PUMS); Operational safety and crew reduction requirements Email addresses of government authorities to facilitate the exchange of electronic information CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN MARPOL ANNEX VI AIR POLLUTION – SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER 2018 Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade – Gulf of Guinea (MDAT-GoG) Voluntary Reporting Scheme National security requirements for ships carrying people in addition to crew The maritime industry should follow guidelines regularly published by the World Health Organization. VESSEL REPORTING SYSTEMS IN SUPPORT OF SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS REPORTED INCREASE IN YELLOW FEVER INCIDENTS IN BRAZIL LAUNCH OF JOINT INSPECTION CAMPAIGN FOCUSED ON EMERGENCY SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES Response services under the point-of-service (PSA) activation concept Volunteers Rapid implementation of SOLAS Regulations II-2/1 and II-2/10 Firefighting Maritime Administrator Policy objectives and measures to implement effectively and efficiently SOLAS rules II-2/1 and II-2/10 Firefighting Maritime Administrator O-Instruments in line with the Declaration of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on Policy for the Marshall Islands Maritime Programme. . . . .