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11Jun 2019

More than five years have passed since the entry into force of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), which is now strictly enforced on a global basis and subject to Port State Control inspection. This ICS publication is the comprehensive and definitive guide to MLC compliance for anyone involved with the employment of seafarers, including shipping companies, ship managers and crewing agents. It is strongly recommended that a copy is carried on board every merchant ship.

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21May 2019

SOLAS chapter V Safety of Navigation requires ships to carry an up-to-date copy of Volume III of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual.

Jointly published by IMO and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the three-volume IAMSAR Manual provides guidelines for a common aviation and maritime approach to organizing and providing search and rescue (SAR) services. Each volume (available separately in loose-leaf form, binder included) can be used as a standalone document or, in conjunction with the other two volumes, as a means to attain a full view of the SAR system. Continue reading

15May 2019

A new Port Folio has been released for Bahia Honda. 

The Port Folio (P3675) is now available, which contains a new harbour ENC and the existing approach scale ENC for Bahia Honda on the north coast of Cuba.

Details of the coverage and prices of this Folio are available in the AVCS Catalogue and AVCS Pricing Schedule updates.