Technical Issues

Superyacht Berthing Benefits Local Economies

The beneficial economic impact of Superyacht construction sales and charter has been well documented and also demonstrated to many local and national governments on both sides of the Atlantic.
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MAIB Safety Digest 2/2014

The MAIB Safety Digest is a compendium of anonymous articles involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and small craft sector, which draws the attention of the marine community to some of the lessons arising from investigations into recent accidents and incidents.
Contents & Introduction
Part 1 - Merchant vessels
Part 2 - Fishing vessels
Part 3 - Small Craft
Appendices


Immigration Guidance concerning Seafarers arriving in the UK

Guidance for immigration officers responsible for the enforcement of immigration control of seamen arriving in the UK as operational crew of a ship or as passengers coming to join a ship as operational crew.
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Italian Yacht Tax Update

ISS is pleased to provide an Update on Italian Yacht Tax issue.
To see ISS message with Statement from Federagenti Association Click Here
To see full UCINA Press Statement from ICOMIA Click Here


Sulphur Restrictions In Fuel

New requirements on sulphur restrictions in the fuel while trading in Turkish territorial waters - Circular No 517/ 2011.
Document presented by Lloyds Register for more information Click Here


PYA presents their Interior Yacht Crew Certification Document

The PYA has announced their Interior Yacht Crew Certification for implemetation being January 2012. For more information Click Here


The Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY2) Draft

This Notice provides the revised text of the MCA publication "The Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY2)", published in 2007. LY2 replaced the MCA publication " The Code of Practice for Safety of Large Commercial Sailing and Motor Vessels".
Provided by Roger Towner, MCA
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Superyacht Intelligence Agency: Global Economic Impact Study

Superyacht industry members needed!
Take online survey to help Superyacht Intelligence create vital global economic impact study.
One survey per company / yacht only. www.surveymonkey.com/s/96KN366


Yachting in Malta - "The Way Forward"

The following pages are copies of a special FOUR page report featured in The Malta Business Weekly, issue dated May 5 – 11, 2011 following the seminar Yachting in Malta –"The Way Forward"
Documents supplied by Wilfred Sultana & Associates
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Report Explaining Hong Kong International Convention for Safe & Environmentally Friendly Recycling of Ships

Report Explaining Hong Kong International Convention for Safe & Environmentally Friendly Recycling of Ships
Papers provided by : SYBAss, Mr. Theo Hooning,
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Determination of the Compensated Gross Tonnage factors for Super Yachts

Papers Provided by : SYBAss, Mr. Theo Hooning,
Prepared by: TU Delft, J.J. Hopman, J.F.J. Pruyn, R.G. Hekkenberg
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