Technical Notices

MARPOL | ICS Guidance: Compliance with the 2020 " Global Sulphur Cap" - Update July 201
Ref. :   Technical Notice TD 9864/2019 dd 05/8/2019
Theme :  

ICS Guidance: Compliance with the 2020 " Global Sulphur Cap" - Update July 2019

Effective date :   01.01.2020

 

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SOLAS | New requirements for authorized service providers regarding life-saving appliances
Ref. :   Technical Notice TD 9863/2019 dd 05/8/2019
Theme :  

New requirements for authorized service providers regarding life-saving appliances

Effective date :   01.01.2020

 

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PSC Related | Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures
Ref. :   Circular No PSC 04/2019 dd 30.07.2019
Theme :   Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures
Effective date :   1 September - 30 November 2019

 

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PSC Related | Report of the 2018 Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI
Ref. :   Circular No PSC 02/2019 dd 17.06.2019
Theme :   Report of the 2018 Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MARPOL Annex VI
Effective date :   N/A

 

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Flag Circulars related to ISM/ISPS/MLC
Ref. :   Circular No MMSC 01/16  dd 30.03.2016
Theme :   Flag Circulars related to ISM/ISPS/MLC
Current issue/revision : Issue 01/ Revision 16
Date of current issue :   June 2019

 

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SOLAS | Amendments to SOLAS and relevant Codes entering into force in 2020
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9837/2019 dd 04.06.2019
Theme :   Amendments to SOLAS and relevant Codes entering into force in 2020
Effective date :   01.01.2020

 

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Accidental Release of CO2 System
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9836/2019 dd 03.06.2019
Theme :   Accidental Release of CO2 System
Effective date :   N/A

 

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USCG Related| Marine Safety Alert 01-19 concerning Fireman's Outfit
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9795/2019 dd 27.03.2019
Theme :   USCG| Marine Safety Alert 01-19 concerning Fireman's Outfit
Effective date :   13.03.2019

 

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Panama Flag | MMC 172 - Corrections of Deficiencies found in PSC Inspections
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9791/2019 dd 21.03.2019
Theme :   Panama Flag | MMC 172 - Corrections of Deficiencies found in PSC Inspections
Effective date :   21.03.2019

 

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Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Rollover Event
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9778/2019 dd 01.03.2019
Theme :   Global Positioning System (GPS) Week Rollover Event
Effective date :   06.04.2019

 

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Belize Flag | TD-IMM-GOB001-2019Vessels operating in the TOKYO MOU and Occasional Survey Program for detained vessels operating in the area
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9777/2019 dd 01.03.2019
Theme :   Belize Flag | TD-IMM-GOB001-2019 - Vessels operating in the TOKYO MOU and Occasional Survey Program for detained vessels operating in the area
Effective date :   01.03.2019

 

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Panama Flag |MMC 142 Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD) onboard Panama Flag Ships
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9776/2019 dd 01.03.2019
Theme :   Panama Flag | MMC 142 Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD) onboard Panama Flag Ships
Effective date :   01.03.2019

 

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MLC,2006 | New Guidance of Eliminating Shipboard Harassment and Bullying from ICS and ITF
Ref. :   MLC Technical Notice No 08/2019 dated 05.02.2019
Theme :   New Guidance of Eliminating Harassment and Bullying from ICS and ITS & MLC New Consolidated text (including the amendments on Seafarer protection against shipboard harasment and bullying
Effective date :   N/a

 

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PSC Related | PSC Concentrated Survey Campaign 2019
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9760/2019 dd 31.01.2019
Theme :   PSC Concentrated Survey Campaign 2019
Effective date :   04.02.2019

 

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Belize Flag | MMN 19-001 Global sulphur limit under MARPOL ANNEX VI
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9749/2019 dd 25.01.2019
Theme :   Belize Flag | IMMARE MMN 19-001 Global Sulpur limit under MARPOL ANNEX VI
Effective date :   25/01/2019

 

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PSC Related | Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU Information Campaign on Global 2020 Sulphur CAP Compliance
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9741/2018 dd 31/12/2018
Theme :   Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU Information Campaign on "Global 2020 Sulphur CAP Compliance".
Effective date :   From 01/01/2019-31/12/2019

 

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The EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR)
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9740/2018 dd 28/12/2018
Theme :   The EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) is coming into general application on 31 December 2018.
Effective date :   31 December 2018

 

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MARPOL | Guidance on the development of a ship implementation plan for the consistent implentation of the 0,50% Sulpur limit under MARPOL ANNEX VI
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9732/2018 dd 04.12.2018
Theme :   Guidance on the development of a ship implementation plan for the consistent implentation of the 0,50% Sulpur limit under MARPOL ANNEX VI
Effective date :   01/01/2020

 

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PSC Related | BIMCO ParisMoU Guide
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9726/2018 dd 29/11/2018
Theme :   BIMCO ParisMoU Guide
Effective date :   N/A

 

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Statutory Activities | Requirements with respect to FFEs
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9728/2018 dd 29/11/2018
Theme :   Requirements with respect to fire fighters' equipment
Effective date :   N/A

 

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Statutory Activity | Annual testing of VDR, S-VDR
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9727/2018 dd 29/11/2018
Theme :   Annual Testing of CDR, S-VDR
Effective date :   N/A

 

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MLC,2006 | Welfare aspects of the MLC, 2006
Ref. :   MLC Technical Notice No 07/2018 dated 29/11/2018
Theme :   Welfare aspects of the MLC, 2006
Effective date :   N/A

 

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MARPOL | ICS Provisional Guidance for Compliance with the 2020 'Global Sulphur Cap'
Ref. :   Circular No TD 9729/2018 dd 29/11/2018
Theme :   ICS Provisional Guidance for Compliance with the 2020 'Global Sulphur Cap'
Effective date :   01/01/2020

 

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PSC Related | SVG Circular PSC-032
Ref. :   Circular No 27/2018
Theme :  

St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Circular PSC-032.

Actions to be taken on St. Vincent and the Grenadines' vessels in view of Port State Control Inspections

Effective date :   As of 07/11/2018

 

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MLC 2006 | The 2016 amendments to the MLC, 2006
Ref :   MLC Technical Notice No 06/2018 dated 29.08.2018
Theme : The 2016 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
Effective date :   08 January 2019

 

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ISPS Code | New BMP and other security updates
Ref :   ISPS Technical Notice No 08/2018 dated 13.08.2018
Theme : Vessel Security: New BMP and other security updates
Effective date :   N/A

 

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PSC Related | PARIS MOU new CIC on MARPOL Annex VI
Ref. :   Circular No VP 6706/18 dd 26/07/2018
Theme :   ParisMOU new CIC  on MARPOL Annex VI
Effective date :   Between 01/09/2018 and 30/11/2018

 

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MARPOL | IMO Fuel Oil Consumption data collection system
Ref. :   Circular No MPA 05/18 dd 01/03/2018
Theme :   IMO Fuel Oil Consumption data collection system
Effective date :   As of 01 January 2019

 

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MARPOL | MEPC71 - Insight of the major outcomes of the71th session of the IMO Marine Enviroment Protection Committee (MEPC)
Ref. :   Technical Notice TD 9547/2018 dd18.01.2018
Theme :  

MEPC71 - Insight of the major outcomes of the71th session of the IMO Marine

Enviroment Protection Committee (MEPC)
 

Effective date :   N/A

 

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Flag State | Republic of Panama
Ref. :   ISPS Technical Notice No 06/2017– dd 05.12.2017
Theme :   PMA Circular MMC 359- Instructions and procedures for the implementation and certification of the ISPS Code
Effective date :   As of 01 April 2018

 

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Flag State | Republic of Panama
Ref. :   ISPS Technical Notice No 05/2017– dd 25.10.2017
Theme :   PMA Circular MMC 133- Newregulation for the use of the Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)
Effective date :   As of 01 January 2018

 

Flag State | Republic of Panama
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 26/2017– dd 10.10.2017
Theme :   PMA Circular MMC 201- Corrections of deficiencies found in ASI Inspections
Effective date :   As of July 2017

 

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ISM Code | List of certificates and documents required to be carried out on board ships, 2017
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 25/2017– dd 27.09.2017
Theme :   List of certificates and documents required to be carried out on board ships, 2017
Effective date : 19 July 2017

 

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ISM Code | Cyber Risk Management into the ISM Code
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 24/2017– dd 20.09.2017
Theme :   Cyber Risk Management into the ISM Code

 

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Flag State | Republic of Panama
Ref. :   ISPS Technical Notice No 04/2017– dd 23.08.2017
Theme :   PMA Circular MMC 353- Updated information for the Company Security Officer (CSO)
Effective date :   As of 01 September 2017

 

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PSC Related | CIC on Safety of Navigation (SOLAS Ch.V)
Ref. :   Informative Circular No TD 9491/2017 dd 04.08.2017
Theme

 Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation (SOLAS Ch.V)

Effective date :   From 01 September 2017 to 30 November 2017

 

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BWM Convention | Preliminary Report of MEPC 71- Impact to BWM Convention
Ref. :   Informative Circular No TD 9487/2017 dd 12.07.2017
Theme

Preliminary Report of MEPC 71 -Impact to BWM Convention

Effective date :   As of 08 September 2017

 

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MARPOL | Amendments to Annex V of MARPOL Convention
Ref. :   Circular No MPA 03/17dd 16.06.2017
Theme :   Amendments to Annex V of MARPOL Convention
Effective date :   As of 01 March 2018

 

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MARPOL | Additional requirements of MARPOL ANNEX V amended by Polar code (MEPC.265(68))
Ref. :   Circular No MPA 04/17  dd 16.06.2017
Theme :    Additional requirements of MARPOL ANNEX V amended by Polar code (MEPC.265(68))
Effective date :   As of 01.01.2017

 

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Flag State | Republic of Panama
Ref. :   ISPS Technical Notice No 03/2017– dd 23.03.2017
Theme :   PMA- Recognition of Company Security Officer (CSO)
Effective date :   As of 01 September 2017

 

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ISM Circular No 23-2016
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 23/2016– dd 19.12.2016
Theme :   Control Actions towards the 2010 Manila Amendments
Effective date :   As of 01 January 2017

 

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Flag State | Belize
Ref. :   Circular No MMSC 02/16  dd 08.09.2016
Theme :   Belize Flag | IMMARBE Circulars introducing major changes
Effective date :   01 September 2016

 

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MLC,2006 | Amendments will enter into force on 18 January 2017
Date of issue : 29 August 2016
Ref :   Technical Notice MLC 05/2016 dated 29.08.2016
Theme : MLC, 2006 Amendments
Effective date :   18.01.2017

 

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PSC Related | CIC on MLC, 2006
Ref :   Technical Notice MLC 04/2016 dated 29.07.2016
Theme : Paris MOU -Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MLC, 2006
Effective date :   01.09.2016

 

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PSC Related | Cargo Securing Arrangements - CIC
Ref :   Technical Circular 5306/2016 dated 27.07.2016
Theme : Concentrated inspection campaign on Cargo Securing Arrangements
Effective date :   01.09.2016

 

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PSC Related | BLACK SEA MOU New Inspection Regime
Ref :   Technical Notice No TD.9262/2015 dated 25.11.2015
Theme : BLACK SEA MOU is launching a new Inspection Regime from January 1st 2016
Effective date :   01.01.2016

 

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ISM Code | CIC on Safety of Navigation by RIYADH MOU
Ref :   ISM Technical Notice No 19/2015 dated 09.09.2015
Theme : Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation by RIYADH MOU
Effective date :   01.10.2015

 

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ISM Code | CIC on Safety of Navigation and Hours of Rest by Caribbean MOU
Ref :   ISM Technical Notice No 18/2015 dated 27.08.2015
Theme : Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation and Hours of Rest by Caribbean MOU
Effective date :   01.09.2015

 

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ISM Code | ISM Code and Planned Maintenance System
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 17/2015-dd 24.08.2015
Theme :   ISM Code and Planned Maintenance System (PMS)
Effective date :   N/A

 

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ISM Code | CIC on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry
Ref :   ISM Technical Notice No 16/2015 dated 02.08.2015
Theme : Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry
Effective date :   01.09.2015

 

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ISPS Code | ISPS preparation for PSC Inspection
Ref :   ISPS Technical Notice No 02/2014 dated 29.09.2014
Theme : ISPS preparation for PSC Inspection
Effective date :   N/A

 

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ISM Code | IMO Revised recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard Ships
Ref :   ISM Technical Notice No 13/2015 dated 26.03.2015
Theme : IMO Revised recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard Ships
Effective date :   01.01.2015

 

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ISM Code | PSC Inspections & ISM related deficiencies
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 12/2015-dd 24.02.2015
Theme :   Port State Control Inspections & ISM- related deficiencies
Effective date :   N/A

 

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MLC,2006 | Implementation results till now
Ref. :   MLC Technical Notice No 3/2015-dd 12.02.2015
Theme :   MLC, 2006 Implementation results till now
Effective date :   N/A

 

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ISM Code | Amendments
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 11/2014 – dd 17.12.14
Theme :   ISM Code Amendments
Effective date :   As of 01 January 2015

 

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Flag State | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Ref. :   Circular No PSC 033- Rev.02 – dd 04.12.14
Theme :   Guidelines related to the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (Paris MoU)
Effective date :   As of date of the Circular- 02 Dec 2014

 

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ISM Code | PSC Inspections and Handling of ISM Code deficiencies
Ref. :   ISM Technical Notice No 05/2011-dd 01.04.2011
Theme :   PARIS MoU NIR - PSC Inspections and Handling of ISM Code deficiencies
Effective date :   N/A

 

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