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NOC-bursary-2024
West P&I are delighted to continue supporting the Science Bursary with National Oceanography Centre

Initially launched in 2020, in collaboration with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), West are proud to be involved with the West P&I Science Bursary. This initiative continues to highlight their commitment to foster talent and innovation within the marine science and oceanography community.

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  • Loss Prevention 11 Jun, 2024
    CIMAC published Q&A related to ISO 8217:2024

    The document provides guidance on the changes made in ISO 8217:2024 specification and highlights the importance of the current version of the standard for the marine fuel users and buyers.

    Dmitry Kisil
    Dmitry Kisil
    Senior Loss Prevention Officer
  • News 22 May, 2024
    Ballast Water Management - CWQ Challenges for D2 Standard Compliance

    The final phase for full compliance with the D2 Standard of the Ballast Water Management Convention is effective from 08 September 2024. Consequently, more operators are encountering inherent issues with the D2 standard for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS)...

    Marcus Winchester
    Marcus Winchester
    Loss Prevention Officer
  • News 20 May, 2024
    Pilotage - AMPI Urges Caution Amidst Engine Power Limiter Concerns

    The Australasian Marine Pilot Institute (AMPI) has released a comprehensive position paper addressing concerns surrounding engine power limiters installed on ships.

    Dean Crossley
    Dean Crossley
    Loss Prevention Manager

Sanctions news

  • News 22 Apr, 2024
    Venezuela - re-imposition of U.S. sanctions

    On 17 April 2024 OFAC issued General License 44A (GL44A) which permits the wind-down of oil and gas operations in Venezuela until 31 May 2024, including “the production, lifting, sale, and exportation of oil or gas from Venezuela, and provision of related goods and services” and transactions involving the state oil company PdVSA.

    Tony Paulson
    Tony Paulson
    Head of Asia & Corporate Director
  • News 12 Mar, 2024
    Russian sanctions – FHM Client Alert underlines designation risk

    In reaction to a recent spate of new designations by the U.S. authorities against Russia, the Club’s U.S. lawyers Freehill, Hogan & Mahar (FHM) have produced a helpful Client Alert which summarises the actions taken.

    Tony Paulson
    Tony Paulson
    Head of Asia & Corporate Director
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