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New Paris MoU CIC campaign announced

The Maritime Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures. This inspection campaign will be held for three months, commencing from 1 September 2019 and ending 30 November 2019. Read the newsletter from Paris MoU…
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FURE FERDER is “Ship of the Year” 2018

In second place is M/V FUREVIK, for the second consecutive year. In a shared 3rd place, we find: M/V SVITZER GAIA, M/V BOB, M/V BOSS og M/V FREJA. Each year, the FMA rewards a ship under Faroese flag with the honor “Ship of the Year”, acknowledging that the demands from authorities, cargo owners and authorities…
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New qualification requirements to seafarers operating in polar waters

On 1 July 2018, executive order on qualification requirements to manning on ships operating in polar waters entered into force. According to the provisions of the executive order, the masters and all navigation officers on ships operating in polar waters shall hold a certificate of proficiency for service on these ships. Furthermore, it is stipulated…
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