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Gard News 189, February/April 2008

Pilotage Law

in the Yosuka Area (entrance of Tokyo Bay) and 29 in the port of Kobe. Pilotage is compulsory for all non-Japanese vessels over 300 ... ), Hosoi Law Office (Tokyo), C. Fernie & Co (Panama) and Niles, Barton & Wilmer (Baltimore) fo...

Deck cargo

INTRODUCTIONThe Norwegian Maritime Code of 24th June 1994 entered into force on 1st October 1994. Chapter 13 of the new Code deals with carriage of goods by sea. Chapter 13 incorporates the provision of the International Convention for the Unificati...

Deck watchmen - look here!

If the ship’s gangway has to be used alongside a berth, and the arrangement is such that the bottom of the gangway has to rest on the dock, with slack falls, please make sure that the bottom end can travel freely and without being caught up in obstr...

Deck Cargo - A Summary of English and US Law

GENERAL PRINCIPLENormally a carrier will not be authorised to stow goods on deck unless there is a custom of the trade or port of loading to stow the specific goods on deck for the voyage in question,1 or unless there is an express agreement with th...

Deck load and stability requirements

By Senior Surveyor Odd Olufsen, Det norske VeritasFrom July 1998 a Cargo securing manual will be required for all ships. This is set out in IMO MSC/Circular 745, and consequently there has been an increased focus on securing of load carried on deck....

The M/V "SKY REEFER" sails on - Enforcement of foreign arbitration clauses in bills of lading

Court decided Vimar Seguros y Reaseguros S.A. v. M/V "SKY REEFER",1 which held a Japanese arbitration clause valid ... for discharge in Massachusetts, USA, provided for arbitration of disputes in Tokyo.2 As is customary in commer...

Gard Services port state detention reports for 2000

. This is accomplished by reviewing the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Tokyo MoU and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) detention ... &I out of a total of 2,938 detentions by the Paris MoU, Tokyo MoU and USCG (see Table...

Introducing Gard Services (Sweden) AB, Gard Services (HK) Ltd and Gard P&I Japan and Far East

possible service to this market, the Club opened an office in Tokyo during the autumn of 1991: Gard P&I Japan and Far East. Today the office also serves as correspondent for Gard Services in the Tokyo area.Hideo TeramachiHideo joi...

New directive regarding Customs fines at Lome, Togo

New directive regarding Customs fines at Lomé, TogoA directive concerning settlement of Customs fines has been introduced in Lomé, Togo.The Head of Port Customs in the city of Lomé in the West African country of Togo has issued a new directive conce...

Gard News 197, February/April 2010

The February/April 2010 issue of Gard News is now available.

Press release: Gard appoints new managing director for Japan

Gard is pleased to announce that Tadashi Sugimoto will be joining the group's Tokyo office on 20 February, 2010, as managing director of Gard (Japan).

Gard News 198, May/July 2010

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No. 07-10: Carriage of DDG and DDGS

For more information please contact Loss Prevention Manager Terje R. Paulsen, email terje.paulsen@gard.no or Loss Prevention Executive Marius Schønberg, email marius.schonberg@gard.no The information is provided for general information purposes ...

Loss Prevention Circular 07-10: Carriage of DDG and DDGS