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Here, QSU informs you about news, innovations and current developments in the areas of quality management, ISM, ISPS, shipping, MLC 2006,  ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, environmental management, HazMat / IHM and safety and health at work.

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New Vessel General Permit (VGP) - Vessel Incidental Discharge Act of 2018
Electronic Notice of Arrival/Departure Workbook Update
USCG updates the Notice of Arrival and Departure available means of reporting
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - October 2018 - available
Brexit – Recognition of seafarer certificates of competency if there’s no deal
Implementation of IMO DCS – Some practical recommendations
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - July 2018 - available
New TTS Brochure 2018 now available!
HMI GbR (QSU & exag) Approval of Service Supplier for HazMat Testing
Paris and Tokyo MoU issue Letter of Warning to encourage compliance ahead of new limits for sulphur in ships
UK – National Standard for Marine Oil Spill Response Organizations (OSRO)
Australia investigation report of the Fire on board BBC Xingang
Happy Easter - 2018!
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - April 2018 - available
USCG & NOAA to include navigation rules in U.S. coast pilot
UK MCA amends its Code of Safe Working Practices
Amendments to MARPOL ANNEX V (Regulation for the prevention of pollution by garbage from ships)
IMO fuel oil consumption data collection - Update your SEEMP NOW!!!
Indian Ocean MoU new inspection regime in effect
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - January 2018 - available
Update on requirements for carriage of publications
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2018!
UK Cyber Security Code of Practice for Ships
Revised MARPOL Annex V garbage requirements
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Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - September 2017 - available
BIMCO Releases Ballast Water Guidebook for Seafarers
Shipowners beware: inspectors will focus on safe navigation!
California Biofouling Requirements to Begin 1 October 2017
Changes in Reporting Requirements for Vessels Calling California Ports & Implementation of Biofouling Regulations
Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI Reg.13 effective from September 2017
California – New biofouling regulations, effective on 1 October 2017
NOAA warns of above-normal active hurricane season in Atlantic
Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on safety of navigation
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - July 2017 - available
DNV GL Launches PSC Planner App
Happy Easter - 2017!
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - April 2017 - available
New TTS Brochure 2017 now available!
RMI clarifies issues re MLC financial security certificates
DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei
First amendments to the MLC 2006 come into force
China’s low sulphur ECAs extends to 11 ports from 2017
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - January 2017 - available
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2017!
USCG updates BWM Extension Program
China issues guidelines for ECAs
Good News from India
California to enforce At-Berth Regulation 2017
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - October 2016 - available
Ballast Water Management Convention enters into force on 8 September 2017
Sulfur measurement in Canada
IMO Addressing hazardous cargoes
New Emission Control Areas in China 2016
Riyadh MoU to focus on pilot transfer arrangements
Launch of Concentrated Inspection Campaign on MLC 2006
Portugal ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - July 2016 - available
Amendments adopted to the Code relating to Regulation 5.1 of the MLC, 2006
Myanmar becomes the 75th State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.
U.S. Declares an Equivalency to Regulation VI/2 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)
Amendments Maritime Labour Act
ITF announces MLC implementation and enforcement study
Verification of the gross mass of a packed container (VGM)
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - March 2016 - available
Happy Easter - 2016!
Now available - QSU Pre-AMSA Inspections in Western Australia -
Additional Management Director
China introduces sulphur requirements for marine fuels
USCG: Ballast water management reports update
New TTS Brochure 2016 now available!
New Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 fourth edition, 2015 available
U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management, Reporting and Recordkeeping
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - December 2015 - available
Now 70 countries in total have ratified the MLC 2006!
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
New inspection regime under the Black Sea (BS) MOU in 2016
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - October 2015 - available
The newly revised ISO 14001:2015 is here!
UK Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers - 2015
Three additional QSU / Audit - Locations in Southeast Asia
Tokyo and the Paris MoU - Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Revision
New guidelines for inventory of hazardous materials, MEPC.269 (68)
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - July 2015 - available
Argentina Maritime Labour Convention set to come into force
Happy Easter - 2015!
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - March 2015 - available
The International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks (Nairobi - Wreck Removal Convention, 2007)
Hong Kong Air Pollution Control Regulation
New TTS Brochure 2014 now available!
US Coast Guard updated e-NOAD and AIS requirements
Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest 2014
Updated IMO SOPEP Contact List - December 2014 - available
Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006)
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)