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Post date: Tue, 26/04/2022 - 10:26am
The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre convened its 16th Governing Council (GC) Meeting on 15 and 16 March 2022 virtually, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Meeting was chaired by Acting Chairperson of ReCAAP ISC Governing Council, Ms Laila Jesmin (Bangladesh Governor), and was attended by the Governors/Representatives of the 21 ReCAAP Contracting Parties (Annex). On 16 March, an Open Session of the GC Meeting was... Read More
Post date: Fri, 11/12/2020 - 8:34am
The Netherlands Coastguard will provide more advice in the event of bad weather for container ships that are near the Wadden Islands. Since October 2019, the Netherlands Coastguard has been warning container ships that are over 300 metres in length. On the basis of the report of the Dutch Safety Board (Ovv) and follow-up studies of the Netherlands Maritime Research Institute (MARIN), from 12 November 2020, container... Read More
Post date: Fri, 21/08/2020 - 1:26pm
Arranging breakdown assistance now boaters’ own responsibility MARITIME ASSISTANCE  VIDEO Per 17 August 2020, it is the boater’s own responsibility to arrange for non-urgent maritime support (breakdown assistance). This concerns situations where there is no immediate danger to lives and/or vessels. Examples include engine trouble and help towing a vessel to harbour. Always notify the Coastguard... Read More
Post date: Mon, 16/03/2020 - 3:46pm
In the context of the prevention of infection with the COVID-19 (‘Corona’) virus, the government of The Netherlands and the RIVM has drawn up a number of policies and measures. These are in effect and also applicable to seagoing vessels. The document below adapts these policies and measures for implementation on board ships.Coronavirus- en preventie aan boord van zeeschepen (versie 03-04-2020)Coronavirus and... Read More