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Significant amendments in the pipeline to Singapore’s Merchant Shipping Act

The Merchant Shipping (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill was read in the Singapore Parliament for the first time on 19 November 2018. The Bill proposes to make a number of significant amendments to Singapore’s merchant shipping legislation. These include: enacting the International Convention on Salvage 1989 as part of Singapore law; and adopting the 1996 Protocol to … Continue Reading

British Chamber of Shipping publishes Bribery Act 2010 Guidelines

The British Chamber of Shipping has published guidelines to the UK Bribery Act 2010 (the “Act”), which came into force on 1 July 2011. The purpose of the guidelines is stated as being “to provide general background and highlight points to be taken into account when considering issues raised by the Bribery Act”. The guidance … Continue Reading
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