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Wests seafarers on the challenges and rewards of a career at sea

Any seafarer will tell you that it’s an incredibly demanding job at the best of times. The isolation of long periods at sea or at distant ports with little infrastructure hits home hard on #DayOfTheSeafarer.

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  • News 03 Jul, 2020
    Wests seafarers on the challenges and rewards of a career at sea

    Any seafarer will tell you that it’s an incredibly demanding job at the best of times. The isolation of long periods at sea or at distant ports with little infrastructure hits home hard on #DayOfTheSeafarer.

  • News 02 Jul, 2020
    New ABS NOx Guidelines Launched

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published two sets of guidelines to provide ship owners with best practice for IMO Tier III Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) compliance for new build and retrofitted ships.

    Paul Andrew
    Paul Andrew
    Senior Loss Prevention Officer
  • News 01 Jul, 2020
    Venezuelan sanctions - updated advice on oil trades including cabotage

    The Club’s U.S. attorneys Freehill Hogan & Mahar have recently updated their advice on the sanctions risk relating to the carriage of oil and petroleum products that involve Venezuela.

    Tony Paulson
    Tony Paulson
    Corporate Director

Sanctions news

  • News 03 Jun, 2020
    Panama announces sanctions for deliberate AIS/LRIT deactivation

    In likely response to the recent Global Maritime Advisory concerning steps to prevent breach of sanctions issued by the U.S. authorities (please see Notice to Members No.6 2020/2021 for details), Panama has announced that their General Directorate of Merchant Marine will...

    Tony Paulson
    Tony Paulson
    Corporate Director
  • News 03 Jun, 2020
    Venezuela sanctions - U.S. designates tankers for carriage of Venezuelan oil

    OFAC has announced the designation of four tankers and their related owning companies for “operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy”. It is believed that these ships undertook the carriage of oil loaded in Venezuela.

    Tony Paulson
    Tony Paulson
    Corporate Director

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