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2017
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Safety

China launches CIC for aging bulk carriers

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The China Maritime Safety Administration (China MSA) announced the launch of a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) focusing on large bulk carriers of more than 10,000 gross tonnage (GT). The campaign will be held during the second semester of 2017, starting from 15 June 2017 through 31 December 2017.

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Industry’s cooperation reflected in SOLAS2020 amendments

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IMO’s Marine Safety Committee adopted amendments to SOLAS2020 that raise the damage stability requirements for passenger vessels, in the event of flooding caused by a collision. These changes used as a basis a series of EU and EMSA funded cooperative research projects conducted by the shipping industry over several decades, DNV GL noted.

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USCG informs about new DGPS site status

The US Coast Guard said that the five differential global positioning system (DGPS) sites operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are being decommissioned. However, the forty DGPS sites remotely monitored by the Coast Guard remain in operation.

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BC Ferries urges caution on sharing waters safely

Mariners transiting waters in the immediate area of BC Ferries terminals should use caution and ensure that they do not impede ferries approaching or departing berths. In addition, boaters should exercise caution and ensure that they do not impede ferries in narrow channels such as Active Pass.

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AMSA prohibits cargo ship from entering Australian ports

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The Australian Maritime Safety Authority announced that it has banned the Papua New Guinea-flagged cargo ship "Kiunga Chief" from entering or using Australian ports for three months, after the ship was detained for a third time in less than 18 months, due to the failure of its operators to safely and effectively manage the operations of the vessel.

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