Solas Prohibition of asbestos

Is your ship compliant and safe?

INTRODUCTION
Asbestos is a material classified by The World Health Organisation (WHO) as a Group 1 carcinogenic agent. As such, the existence of asbestos onboard a ship constitutes a serious hazard to ship crews, shipboard equipment installers, repairers, and other visitors. This Risk Bulletin is aimed at raising awareness of the SOLAS amendments that now prohibit asbestos onboard all ships built after 1 July 2002 and control its use on ships built before this date.

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PANAMA CANAL TRANSIT NEW MOORING REQUIREMENTS

(BOLLARDS, CHOCKS, HEAVY BITTS, SMIT BRACKETS, ROLLERS, PEDESTAL FAIRLEADS)

OCEANTECH SHIPPING & TRADING LTD is conscious of the new Panama Canal requirements and can supply you all the necessary mooring equipment to meet the new regulations.

International Compliance
The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) regularly issues Notices to Shipping with requirements for Panama Canal transit. Latest valid regulations are given in OP Notice to Shipping No. N-1-2016 vessel requirements.

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