Shipping & maritime law newsletter – Issue no. 29 (April 2020)

Issue no. 29 of the Shipping & Maritime Law Newsletter is now available.

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In this issue:

News:

  • The IMO Carriage ban on non-compliant fuels
  • Jotham Scerri-Diacono participates at MMLA’s academic legal briefing
  • Jotham Scerri-Diacono joined a panel discussion at Superyacht Investor London conference
  • Recent Changes to Procedures in relation to Vessel Arrests
  • Contribution to Ship Management International’s Malta Report

Articles & Publications:

  • Lex Mundi Global Climate Change Law Guide

COVID-19 Articles:

  • COVID-19: ERA issue temporary procedures in relation to the export of waste from Malta
  • The Impact of Measures Adopted by the Maltese Authorities on the Shipping Industry in Malta

MSD Notices:

  • MS Notice 160 – Supporting Measures to the Maltese Shipping Industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • MS Notice 159 – Security Guidance for Mariners operating in the West Coast of Africa and the Gulf of Guinea
  • Technical Notice SLS 2 Rev.2 – Periodic Servicing of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear
  • MS Notice 158 – Extraordinary measures resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Precautionary Measures against Novel Coronavirus
  • Guidance on New Regulations on Sulphur Content of Fuel Oil
  • Recognition of Non-Maltese Certificates of Competence for Service on Maltese Ships
  • Reporting Obligations Related to Exhaust Gas Cleaning System (EGCS) Malfunctions

Lawyers’ Exchange Programme 2020