2.8.5.3 On deck - mooring and unmooring

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3.17 Towage - Damage caused to or by a tug

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Committee Meeting

that the following persons should be elected to the Committee:Katsuyuki Totoki, Sanko Steamship Co., TokyoAxel Eitzen, Tschudi & Eitzen A

Committee Meeting

Ishii of Navix Line Limited, Tokyo and Stephen Pan of Worldwide Shipping, Singapore.

Annual general meeting

, Tschudi & Eitzen A/S, Oslo,Katsuyuki Totoki, The Sanko Steamship Co. Ltd., Tokyo,Shinichiro Yamashita, Navix Line Ltd., Tokyo ... Martens, Bergesen d.y. AS, Oslo.The Meeting noted that the following persons were retirin...

English law - Limitation of liability for unauthorised deck stowage - An update

English lawLimitation of liability for unauthorised deck stowage - An updateAn article in Gard News issue No. 1681 reported on the English Commercial Court decision in the KAPITAN PETKO VOIVODA case,2 dealing with limitation of liability in cases of...

Gard staff at naming ceremony in Japan

Representatives from the Tokyo office of Assuranceforeningen Gard and the Hong Kong office of Gard Services have recently attended a naming ceremony in Japan.Mr Toyoo Mohri of Gard P&I Japan and Far East, Tokyo and Mr Julian Lister...

Yachts carried on deck

The number of yachts riding “piggy back” on cargo ships is increasing steadily.Photo courtesy of Bull Sworn Marine Surveyors S.L. More transportation on deckMotor and sailing yachts do not always cross the oceans on their own keel – they are more an...

ISM Code - Status of implementation and a comparison with other certification schemes

, there has certainly been a rush to meet the deadline. In the period from July to September 1998 the Paris and Tokyo Memoranda ... the Paris MOU and 3.6 per cent under the Tokyo MOU. In the results of the two campaigns the follow...

Beware of the dog!

In two recent incidents reported to Gard by a survey company, surveyors have been attacked by guard dogs kept on board ships. Both incidents were serious. The incidents occurred in China and Mexico. The surveyor attacked in China had to be hospitali...

The choice of route under a time charter

. Ltd. of Tokyo, the "Hill Harmony" (LMLN 480, 31 March 1998).The case involved appeals against two arbitration awards, one

Staff news

is a graduate of Tokyo Merchant Marine University and is a qualified Master Mariner. Per Fersnes has retired from his position

US law - Carriage of calcium hypochlorite - The DG HARMONY on appeal

Gard News 191, August/October 2008

Every breath you take? - California's legal and regulatory changes with regard to ship air emissions

Gard News 195, August/October 2009

The Thor Heyerdahl Award

Limited (ITOPF). The 2005 award was given to NYK Line on 19th May 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese company’s focus on environmental issues was triggered by an oil spill from one of their vessels in Tokyo Bay about eight years ag...