Shipowners face a growing cyber threat to their electronic systems both ashore and afloat as well as regulatory pressure to enhance their cyber resilience. West are here to help by with a comprehensive solution provided by our strategic partner, leading cyber specialist Astaara.
The shipping industry faces a major challenge in complying with the global 0.5% sulphur cap for bunker fuel under MARPOL Annex VI as from 1 January 2020. This webpage provides resources from the Club and elsewhere to help guide Members in meeting those obligations.
The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (“MLC”) entered into force on 20 August 2013, following ratification by thirty states representing at least 33% of the world’s gross tonnage. This webpage is intended to provide Members with information on the Convention and how the Club is supporting them in complying with its requirements.
Further to our previous article of 28 May 2020, a joint industry warning was issued on 21 October 2020 and the IMB Annual Report for 2020 showed incidents continued to rise in the Gulf of Guinea.
Notices to Members
Notices to Members 09 Feb, 2021No. 19 2020/2021 - United States Sanctions on Venezuela - INEA
This Notice provides information on the recent designation by the Government of the United States of Venezuela’s Maritime Authority (Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos – “INEA”).Tony PaulsonCorporate Director
Notices to Members 15 Jan, 2021No. 18 2020/2021 - Class 1 Rule changes for 2021 and Adoptions of Amendments to the CGC
An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Class 1 and Class 2 Members of the Association was held on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 via video conference and the following SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS were passed...Thierry BrevetGeneral Manager
Notices to Members 18 Dec, 2020No.17 2020/2021 Class 1 Rules Changes for 2021 and Adoption of Amendments to the CGC
NOTICE is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Members of the Association will be held at 09.00 hours on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 via video conference for the purpose of considering and, if thought fit, passing the following SPECIAL ResolutionsThierry BrevetGeneral Manager