News & Updates

INSB_Class 2nd May, 2017

INSB Class remained a high performing Organisation


The Port State Control Authorities of Asia-Pacific region (Tokyo MoU) have released their Annual Report 2016 together with the 3 year performance listings 2014-2016 for Recognised Organisations and Flag States.

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INSB_Class 27th April, 2017


The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has recently published its Annual Port State Control (PSC) Report and Annual Class Performance List for 2016.

The report provides key statistics related to enforcement of international requirements with regard to foreign flag vessels calling in US ports as well as on the safety performance of Flag States and Recognized Organizations.


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INSB_Class 27th March, 2017


Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) acceded to the BWM Convention on 19 October 2016, whereby recently issued a dedicated Merchant Marine Circular (refer to PMA MMC-345) with instructions for the implementation of the BWM Convention to Panamanian flagged vessels.

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