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  • Bunkers Convention to apply in Sweden

    A parliamentary bill proposing that Sweden ratifies and implements the 2001 Bunkers Convention was presented to Riksdagen 12 March 2013. 

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  • ISO guidelines for armed maritime guards

    Guidelines for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) providing privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) was published by the International Organization for Standardization 14 Marc...

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  • Arctic Best Practice Declaration

    A voluntary " Best Practice Declaration " for marine operations in the Arctic was released for comments 8 April. Cefor has given its  support  in principle to the Declaration. 

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  • Athens Convention enters into force 2014

    The 2002 Passenger ship liability and compensation treaty substantially raises the limits of liability for the death of, or personal injury to, a passenger on a ship.

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  • Svensk krigsförsäkringsutredning slutfört

    Utredningen som antagit namnet 2012 års krigsförsäkringsutredning överlämnade betänkandet Statlig försäkring på transportområdet i krig och kris (SOU 2013:28) till statsrådet Peter Norman...

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  • Sweden approves use of armed guards

    The Swedish parliament (Riksdagen) has approved the use of privately contracted armed security personnel on board Swedish ships. The new law will come into effect as of 1 July 2013.

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  • Review of the rules on General Average

    CMI is conducting a general review of the Rules of General Average, with the purpose to draft a new set of York-Antwerp Rules for adoption in 2016.

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  • New Norwegian rules for small cargo vessels

    The Norwegian Maritime Authority proposes a new regulation relating to building and inspection of small cargo vessels and the like. Cefor has advocated for such rules since 2000 due to the many...

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  • LLMC amendment in Norwegian Maritime Code

    IMO adopted in April 2012 amendments to the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation for Maritime Claims, raising the limits by 51 %. The amendments shall enter into force by 8 June 2015.

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