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PSC Matters  
Port State Control Inspections 30 May 2007
GMDSS Radio Installations Operation and Maintenance 27 November 2007
Port State Control Inspections 1 February 2008
PSC Detainable Deficiency related to Seafarer’s Certificates 25 July 2008
CIC on Lifeboat Launching Arrangements (1 Sep to 30 Nov 09)
Circular Letter for PSC
Guidelines on PSC
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
Appendix 4
Appendix 5
20 May 2009
Port State Control Inspections 8 July 2009
CIC on Lifeboat Launching Arrangements (1 Sep to 30 Nov 09)
Circular Letter for PSC
Questionnaire
4 August 2009
Port State Control Inspections 16 October 2009
Port State Control Inspections 4 March 2010
Qualship 21 Status
Checklist for Hong Kong Registered Ships (Checklist is replaced by Checklist (August 2011) issued on 1 August 2011)
14 July 2010
Tokyo MOU Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Harmful Substances (1 September to 30 November 2010) 4 August 2010
Paris MOU Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Tanker Damage Stability 5 August 2010
Tokyo MOU Warning letters for Under-performing Ships 12 August 2010
PSC Inspection on Hours of Work/Rest 25 August 2010
Paris MoU - New Inspection Regime (NIR) 17 September 2010
Updated Status for Port State Control Inspection (PSCI) In the United States and Australia
Appendix 1 - Details of Detention of Hong Kong Ships in Australia
Appendix 2 - PSC Inspection Checklist for Hong Kong Registered Ships (Appendix 2 is replaced by Checklist (August 2011) issued on 1 August 2011)
7 October 2010
Updated Information for Qualship21 Status
Annex - Deficiency List of a Vessel Detained by USCG on 24 November 2010
30 November 2010
Procedure of Port State Control Inspections for Banning of Foreign Vessels by United States Coast Guard
14 December 2010
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Registry Included on Paris MoU List of ¡§Low Risk Ships¡¨
28 December 2010
Port State Control Inspections - update for 2010 and 1st quarter of 2011
29 April 2011
PSC Inspection Checklist for Hong Kong Registered Ships
Appendix 1 - Checklist (June 2011) (Appendix 1 is replaced by Checklist (August 2011) issued on 1 August 2011)
8 June 2011
PSC Inspection Checklist for Hong Kong Registered Ships
Appendix 1 - Checklist (August 2011)
1 August 2011
Concentrated Inspection Compaign on Structural Safety and the International Convention on Load Lines (1st September to 30 November 2011) 5 August 2011
Port State Control Inspections
18 June 2012
Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Fire Safety Systems Conducted from 1 SeDtember to 30 November 2012
20 July 2012
PSC Inspection on MARPOL ANNEX VI and Updated information for QUALSHIP21 Status
12 November 2012
New Inspection Regime of the Tokyo MOU
Press Release - Tokyo MOU will introdice a new inspection regime (NIR) from 1st January 2014
25 February 2013
Updated Information for Port State Control (PSC) Detentions in US Ports
2 August 2013
Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Propulsion and Auxiliary Machinery (Conducted from 1 September to 30 November 2013)
6 August 2013
Concentrated Inspection Campaign on STCW Hours of Rest Conducted from 1 September to 30 November 2014
7 August 2014
Updated Information for Port State Control (PSC) Detentions of Hong Kong Ships
14 August 2014
 
MARPOL Matters  
Amendments to Oil Record Book (Part I and II) 14 December 2006
Prevention of Oil Pollution from Oil Tankers Carrying Heavy Grade Oil Cargo 28 January 2008
Implementation of MARPOL Annex IV for the Ships under Hong Kong Registry Issue of International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificates 24 July 2008
Discharging of Cargo Hold Bilge Water 2 November 2011
Garbage Record Book Published by Hong Kong Marine Department 28 March 2013
MARPOL Reporting Requirements 22 August 2013
 
Loadline Matters  
Guidelines for Hong Kong Registered Ships Assigned with Multiple Load Lines (Verification the Change of Freeboard) 27 December 2012
 
SOLAS Matters  
Guidelines for Periodic Servicing and Maintenance of Lifeboats, Launching Appliances and on-load Release Gear 4 September 2006
Maintenance of Portable Foam Extinguishers 1 June 2007
Maintenance and Inspections of Fixed Carbon Dioxide Fire-extinguishing Systems on Hong Kong Registered Ships 18 March 2010
Review on Hours of Rest onboard Hong Kong Registered Ships 15 March 2011
Some Frequently Asked Technical Information / Requirements for Hong Kong Registered Cargo Ships 20 April 2011
Mandatory Carriage and Training Requirements for Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Please also see the Erratum Circular dated 30 August 2012 14 August 2012
Erratum to Circular letter dated 14 August 2012 Mandatory Carriage and Training Requirements for Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) 30 August 2012
Security Related Trainings for Seafarers 9 November 2012
Updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on our web-site 23 November 2012
Application for the issue of a Minimum Safe Manning Certificate as per IMO Res. A.1047(27)
Annex I, Annex II, Annex III
19 September 2013
 
ISPS Matters  
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement 29 December 2008
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 1/2009) 4 February 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 2/2009) 20 February 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 3/2009) 2 March 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 4/2009) 25 March 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 5/2009) 16 April 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 6/2009) 28 April 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 7/2009) 21 May 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 8/2009) 24 June 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 9/2009) 21 July 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 10/2009) 27 August 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 11/2009) 24 September 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 12/2009) 23 October 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 13/2009) 25 November 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 14/2009) 22 December 2009
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 1/2010) 22 January 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 2/2010) 17 February 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 3/2010) 15 March 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 4/2010) 24 March 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 5/2010) 23 April 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 6/2010) 20 May 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 7/2010) 25 June 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 8/2010) 23 July 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 9/2010) 26 August 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 10/2010) 22 September 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 11/2010) 26 October 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 12/2010) 23 November 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 13/2010) 22 December 2010
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 1/2011) 24 January 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 2/2011) 23 February 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 3/2011) 16 March 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 4/2011) 23 March 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 5/2011) 21 April 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 6/2011) 20 May 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 7/2011) 20 June 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 8/2011) 22 July 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 9/2011) 19 August 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 10/2011) 23 September 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 11/2011) 21 October 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 12/2011) 22 November 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 1/2012) 23 December 2011
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 2/2012) 17 January 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 3/2012) 17 February 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 4/2012) 29 March 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 5/2012) 27 April 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 6/2012) 24 May 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 7/2012) 25 June 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 8/2012) 24 July 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 9/2012) 23 August 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 10/2012) 21 September 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 11/2012) 22 October 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 12/2012) 23 November 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 1/2013) 24 December 2012
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 2/2013) 18 January 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 3/2013) 20 February 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 4/2013) 22 March 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 5/2013) 22 April 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 6/2013) 23 May 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 7/2013) 24 June 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 8/2013) 26 July 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 9/2013) 22 August 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement - update (Circular No. 10/2013) 23 September 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 11/2013) 22 October 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 12/2013) 22 November 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 01/2014) 20 December 2013
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 02/2014) 22 January 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 03/2014) 20 February 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 04/2014) 24 March 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 05/2014) 23 April 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 06/2014) 23 May 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 07/2014) 26 June 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 08/2014) 24 July 2014
Chinese Naval Vessels Escort Arrangement – update (Circular No. 09/2014) 13 August 2014
Ship Movement Report Form version 20130322  
 
Bunker Convention & 1992 Civil Liability Convention  
Certificate of Insurance or Other Financial Security in Respect of Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (BCC) - BCC Annex 20 December 2010
Certificate of Insurance or Other Financial Security in Respect of Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) - CLC Annex 20 December 2010
Application for the "Certificate of Insurance or Other Financial Security in Respect of Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (Bunkers Cert.)" and "Certificate of Insurance or Other Financial Security in Respect of Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC)" - Annex 15 November 2013
 
LRIT Matters  
LRIT circular No. 1/2009 23 October 2009
LRIT circular No. 1/2011 18 October 2011
Application Form for temporary suspension / resuming LRIT transmission version 201110  
 
Security and Quality Advisory  
Security and Quality Advisory No. 5 - Recent Pirate Attack to two Hong Kong Registered Ships 18 November 2009
Security and Quality Advisory No. 6 - Deter Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Off the Coast of Somalia - Effective means to report 17 February 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 7 - Advisory to Shipping on improving Security Measures while transiting the Malacca Strait 5 March 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 8 - Recent Pirate Attempt to board Hong Kong Registered Ship 30 March 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 9 - Recent Pirate Attempt to board Hong Kong Registered Ship 27 April 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 10 - Somalia pirates try new techniques as monsoon season starts 29 June 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 11 - Smuggling / Stowaway activities using ship's rudder trunk 10 August 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 12 - Chinese Navy Escort in Gulf of Aden 19 August 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 13 - Boarding by armed pirates at 2¢X59.7¡¦N 105¢X12.2¡¦E 2 September 2010
Security and Quality Advisory No. 14 - Placing Security Personnel on Board HK Registered Ships 16 February 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 15 - NEW Movement Report for Ship on Entering and Leaving the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Waters 16 March 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 16 - NEW Movement Report for Ship on Entering and Leaving the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Waters 4 April 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 17 - Registering with Maritime Security Centre-Horn of Africa(MSCHOA) 15 April 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 18 - Recent Pirate Attempt to board Hong Kong Registered Ship 23 May 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 19 - Recent hijack of ship inside territorial waters 31 August 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 20 - Increased Somali pirate activity as monsoon weakened 28 October 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 21 - Revised Interim Guidance to Shipowners, Ship Operators, and Shipmasters on the use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on board ships in the High Risk Area

IMO MSC Circular 1405
11 November 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 22 - NEW Movement Report for Ship on Entering and Leaving the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Waters 14 November 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 23 - Establishment of Quality Assurance System in the Ship Management Company

Company managed ship PSC benchmarking calculation sheet
20 December 2011
Security and Quality Advisory No. 24 - Heightened of Ship Security Level in Korean Ports 22 March 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 25 - Ship's Security Consultants - Alleged Illegal Shooting 23 March 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 26 - Establishment of Quality Assurance System in the Ship Management Company

Checklist
6 July 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 27 - Revised Interim Guidance to Shipowners, Ship Operators and Shipmasters on the use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) on board Ships in the High Risk Area

IMO MSC.1/Circ. 1405/Rev.2
9 August 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 28 - Recent Piracy Activities in the Gulf of Guinea 5 September 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 29 - Establishment of Quality Assurance System in the Ship Management Company ¡V FAQ

FAQ
20 September 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 30 - New Arrangement on Access of IMO Information 3 October 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 31 - ISPS Drill and Ship-Shore Exercise 8 October 2012
Security and Quality Advisory No. 32 - Amendment to Security and Quality Advisory No. 23 27 March 2013
Security and Quality Advisory No. 33 - IMO public consultation on reducing administrative requirements 29 May 2013
Security and Quality Advisory No. 34 - Extension of Interim International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC) and Safety Management Certificate (SMC) 28 June 2013
Security and Quality Advisory No. 35 - Recent Pirate Attack to a Hong Kong Registered Ship 23 October 2013
Security and Quality Advisory No. 37 - New Inspection Regime for selection of ships 11 February 2014
Security and Quality Advisory No. 38 - Implementation and Clarification of Security-Related Training
Merchant Shipping Information Note (MSIN) No. 20/2014
Annex 1
Annex 2
30 April 2014
 
General Ship Safety Issues  
Radiation Measurements at Japanese Ports 28 April 2011
CD ROM Received after Flag Registration 12 September 2011
Contact Point after Office Hours 9 May 2013
U.S. Coast Guard Termination of its 2MHz Distress Watchkeeping Service
attachment
26 June 2013
Merging of DNV and GL to become DNV GL 9 June 2014
 
Equivalent Arrangements Accepted under Regulation I/5 of SOLAS  
SLS.14-Circ.490 Stored mechanical power for rescue boat launching appliances 5 March 2013
SLS.14-Circ.492 MF/HF direct-printing telegraphy equipment 15 April 2013
 
MLC Matters  
Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - Issuance of "Statement of Compliance"

Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance - Part I (15-3-2013 version)

Guidelines for shipowners of Hong Kong ships on the compliance with the Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance ¡V Part I
20 March 2013
Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance - Part II  
ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, Entry into force ¡V 20 August 2013 (Errata) 27 August 2013
ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - Frequently Asked Questions 17 September 2013
 
Application of Exemption and Dispensation  
New arrangement and E-mail Address for applying Exemption/Dispensation
Application for Exemption
Application for Dispensation of Manning
20 June 2014
 
ISM Matters  
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in our web-site on International Safety Management (ISM) Matters

FAQ

CSO Contact Information Form

DPA Contact Information Form

ISM Owner Declaration Form
28 December 2012
Audit of ISM Activities Performed in Places other than the Company Address Registered in DOC 15 July 2013
Duty to Report on Change of Ship Management 10 October 2013
International Safety Management (ISM) Code - Transfer of Ship management of vessels 27 December 2013
International Safety Management (ISM) Code Clause 12.1 – Internal Audit

IMO circular MSC-MEPC 7/Circ.8 “Revised Guidelines For The Operational Implementation of The International Safety Management (ISM) Code By Companies
27 May 2014
Types of Ships listed on the Document of Compliance (DOC) 4 August 2014