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  • Allows for remote ISM audits

    • 26.03.2020
    • 16:30
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    Due to the coronavirus crisis, the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has laid down guidelines for carrying out remote ISM audits as well as interim SMC/DOC audits.

  • Paris MOU guidance regarding the impact of COVID-19

    • 26.03.2020
    • 15:28
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    The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) acknowledges the crisis which the international shipping industry is facing. The Paris MoU is working to help Member Authorities protect the health and safety of our Port State Control Officers and also the seafarers on the ships.

  • Guidance for preventing the spread of the corona virus on board ships

    • 26.03.2020
    • 14:51
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    Radio Medico and the Norwegian Center for Maritime Medicine have produced a guide with advice about reducing the spread of the virus and how to raise alerts about corona infection on board ships, which can be useful for ships and shipping companies.

  • Postponement of IMO meetings

    • 23.03.2020
    • 09:25
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    The IMO Secretary-General has announced the postponement of several meetings due to COVID-19.

  • Exemption from the requirement for training positions

    • 20.03.2020
    • 14:53
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    The Norwegian Maritime Authority may, upon application, grant an exemption from the requirement for training positions cf. section 5 of the Regulations on grants for the employment of employees at sea, in cases where the requirement cannot be complied with as a result of circumstances due to the coronavirus (Covid-19).

  • Postponement deadline for payment of vessel fees

    • 20.03.2020
    • 14:41
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    The division for collection at the Norwegian Tax Administration collect claims on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Authority. The division is monitoring the situation continuously along with measures for those facing a difficult situation.