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17 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Sulu-Celebes Sea - increase in pirate attacks & crew abductions

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre conducted a two day meeting of anti-piracy contact points and a workshop on piracy and armed robbery against ships involving participants from Africa, Asia and Europe in Singapore on 11 and 12 January 2017.

17 Jan 2017

Web Alert: U.S. takes steps to revoke sanctions against Sudan

On 13 January 2017, President Obama signed an Executive Order (E.O.) which will revoke sanctions against Sudan on 12 July 2017, if the Government of Sudan sustains positive actions it has taken over the last six months.

16 Jan 2017

Web Alert: New Guidelines on the use of drones for offshore operators

Following the growing use of drones by offshore operators, Oil and Gas UK has recently published the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations Management Standards and Guidelines (the guidelines).

12 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Passenger Liability Regulations - Update regarding Class A vessels in domestic carriage

As of 31 December 2016, the application of the Regulation (EC) No 392/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the Liability of Carriers of Passengers by Sea in the Event of Accidents (the “PLR”) to Class A vessels will apply in certain countries.

12 Jan 2017

Web Alert: Australia, Recognition of foreign maritime liens? – revisited!

Further to the club’s web alert on the Australian Federal Court’s first instance decision in The Sam Hawk (2015)[1], we now provide an updated on the appeal judgement handed down decision by the Full Federal Court.