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  • Raise of ISPS/MARSEC Security level

    • 6/13/2019
    • 12:36 PM
    • News and updates, News

    Reference is made to the incident in the Strait of Hormuz 13th of June 2019. Due to the attacks and the unconfirmed circumstances The Norwegian Maritime Authority, NMA, have decided to give the following instructions to CSO, SSO and Masters on board Norwegian flagged vessels:

  • The Gulf of Oman incident

    • 6/13/2019
    • 11:33 AM
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    On 13 June 2019, at 06.03, the Marshall Island flagged tanker, the Front Altair, was attacked between the Emirates and Iran. There were reportedly tree detonations on board the ship. The crew have been rescued by a passing ship and no injuries are reported.

  • New rules for passenger ships in Svalbard

    • 6/11/2019
    • 3:09 PM
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    The Norwegian government introduces new rules for passenger ships in Svalbard. The aim is to improve safety and security.