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  • Paris MoU guidance on COVID-19 updated and available for the industry

    • 5/13/2020
    • 10:06 AM
    • News and updates, News, Covid-19

    Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) acknowledged the crisis which the international shipping industry was facing. In view of the continuing effects of the crisis, the end of which cannot yet be foreseen, the Paris MoU has amended its previously drafted guidelines. To appropriately inform the industry, it has also been decided to make the guidance publicly available.

  • IMO-Guidelines for crew change

    • 5/8/2020
    • 3:30 PM
    • News and updates, News, Covid-19

    IMO has now prepared a 12 point guide to enable authorities and industry players to carry out crew changes on ships. The guidelines have been prepared in collaboration with a number of international organizations, including the International Shipowners' Association, ICS.

  • Covid-19 and registrations in the Norwegian Ship Register (NIS/NOR)

    • 4/24/2020
    • 12:24 PM
    • News and updates, News, Covid-19

    In several countries, it is currently not possible to obtain notarial statements or legalization/Apostille on documents as required. Lock- and shutdown of courier services for a period complicates submission of necessary originals for registration.