Royal Bureau Of Shipping

Royal Bureau Of Shipping

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RBS will thoroughly check ship’s plan, manuals and booklets having the corresponding IMO Regulations as a reference and will propose amendments, corrections or updated if applicable, for final approval.   Ship Managers Technical Departments are under continuous stress and scheduled datelines due to the commercial pressure of today’s shipping business. There are constant changes and […]

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Please be advised that Panamanian Administration from the now on will not accept Medical Certificates issued on Panamanian blanks unless the certificate was issued in Panama by Panamanian doctor. Panamanian blank for medical certificates is for the usage within the country only. You may apply with Medical Certificates issued on international blanks according to the […]

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Please be reminded that the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Regulation II-2/10 regarding fire fighters’ communication was amended by International Maritime Organization (IMO) Resolution MSC 338(91). This resolution added paragraph 10.4 to clarify that “a minimum of two (2) two-way portable radiotelephone apparatus for each fire party for fire-fighter’s communication […]

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Ship owners, operators and managers who have the vessels registered under the flag of Tanzania or intend to make an application for a registration under the before mentioned flag should consider changing the flag of their vessels to another legal maritime international registry in order to avoid arrests of their vessels in different countries and […]

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Ballast Water Management Convention was ratified in February 2004 and will enter into force on the 8th of September 2017. This Convention contains regulations for the control and management of ships ballast water and sediments with aimed to the prevention of transportation of undesirable microorganisms and pathogens through the ballast water. This Convention applies to all […]

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