SOUTH AFRICA: UPDATED DRAFT CODES OF PRACTICE FOR BUNKERING AND SHIP-TO-SHIP TRANSFERS

By Lana Stockton,Andrew Pike Tuesday, September 13, 2022
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Bowmans’ newsflash of 17 November 2021 (available on our website here) reported that a draft Bunkering Code of Practice and a draft Ship-to-Ship Transfer (STS) Code of Practice had been published.

These draft Codes have since been updated. On 6 September 2022, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) published Marine Information Notice 10-22, calling for public comment on the updated draft Codes. The closing date for public comments is 22 September 2022.

SAMSA’s Marine Information Notice 10-22 and the updated draft Codes are available on SAMSA’s website here.