Steamship Mutual What's New archive from January 2009
US Ports - Vessels calling at Venezuela

With effect from 23 January 2009 special measures apply to vessels wishing to call at US ports that have also called at Venezuela as one of the last  five ports of call.

28 January 2009
Dry Cargo Residue Cleaning
Disposal of Dry Bulk Cargo Residue

Loss prevention guidance note.

28 January 2009
Steel Coil
Carriage of Steel Sheeting Coils

Guidance on good practice to be adopted when carrying this cargo.

28 January 2009
Navigation in Restricted Visibility
Loss prevention artilce based on a recent UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency Guidance Note.
28 January 2009
Bunkers Convention - Certificate Information
The IG secretariat has updated the details of state contacts for Bunkers Convention certification and has also supplied details received from different states as to what form of documentation will be acceptable for vessels calling at their ports.  
28 January 2009