Released on: 24th August 2012


Newsletter of Cyprus Bureau of Shiping


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The Cyprus Bureau of Shipping e-Newsletter No.2

24th August 2012

Dear Friends,

It is with great pleasure that we address you through the 2nd edition of our e-Newsletter.

The CBS e-Newsletter is our best way to keep you up to date with the latest news and developments concerning the Marine and Onshore Industry, as well as to enable you keep track of all CBS News.

Our e-Newsletter release coinsides with important developments for the Marine Industry:



The requirements set for entry into force have been met 

On the 20th of August 2012, Russia and Philippines ratified the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006.

The Maritime Labour Convention has been ratified from over 30 ILO Member Countries (31, after Russia and the Philippines ratified it on 20/08/2012), accounting for almost 60% of the world's gross tonnage.

The Convention will enter into force on the 20th of August 2013, 12 months after the requirements set (ratification by at least 30 ILO Member countries representing at least 33% of the world's gross tonnage) were finally met.

Read more on this subject...


(1st September - 30th November 2012)

On 1st June 2012, Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU, announced in a joint press release, that they have recently agreed they launching of a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC).

The announcement of the joint CIC by Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU, was followed by relevant announcements by Indian Ocean MOU (07/06/2012) and Black Sea MOU (18/06/2012) which will also participate in this joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign.

The purpose of this joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign will be to ensure compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-2/ Construction-fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction arrangements on board ships.

Read more on this subject...


We hope that you will find the contents of this edition of the CBS e-Newsletter useful and perhaps even enlightening.

We wish you a nice and enjoyable reading.


The Cyprus Bureau of Shipping e-Magazine - Issue No.2

(2nd Quarter 2012: June - July - August)

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September 2012

-25th SMM, Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair

25th SMM, Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair Hamburg (04 - 07 September 2012)

November 2012

-11th NAVIGATOR Maritime Conference

11th NAVIGATOR Maritime Conference (07th November 2012 - Divani Apollon Palace & Spa, Vouliagmeni - Athens)


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