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Ship Transport

New maritime regulations aim to promote safer industry

The Government gazetted 12 subsidiary maritime legislative measures on Friday, and will table them before the Provisional Legislative Council on Wednesday.

Monday, 23 February, 1998, 12:00am

Seafarers told to re-register

The Marine Department has warned all seafarers in Hong Kong they must re-register with the Mercantile Marine Office by September 1 if they want to continue serving at sea.

4 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Seafarers face call to register

The Marine Department has urged all Hong Kong seafarers to be re-registered under the Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) Ordinance if they want to continue serving in the profession.

5 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Seafarers must re-register

All Hong Kong seafarers must be re-registered under the new Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) Ordinance, a Marine Department spokesman says.

The shipping ordinance, replacing the Merchant Shipping (Recruiting of Seamen) Ordinance, will come into operation on September 2.

14 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Japan moves to bolster its shrinking fleet

The Japan Transport Ministry has called for measures to curb the decreasing numbers of Japanese-registered ships and Japanese seamen.

22 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Report urges development of Cambodia

CAMBODIA should aim to develop its domestic shipping industry in preparation for the expected expansion of export and import cargo volumes.

This is the view of Japan's Maritime International Co-operation Centre (MICC), which has published a survey report on the maritime situation in Cambodia.

25 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

New activities law

SHIPS operating in Malaysian territorial waters will have to inform the Director of Marine of their activities under proposed amendments to the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 tabled in Malaysia's parliament last week.

The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill was submitted by Deputy Transport Minister Datin Paduka Zaleha Ismail for first reading.

20 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Overseas crew earn US$12m

THE Shanghai Maritime Transport Administration has sent over 1,580 seamen to work overseas in the past decade, earning a return of more than US$12 million.

The administration, which started the overseas crewing service in 1979, has nearly 200 ships and over 15,000 qualified seamen.

15 Jan 1993 - 12:00am