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Issue Summary In 2007-2008, concern was expressed over the difficulties in landing stowaways because of delays, additional costs and inconvenience to the crew (and stowaway).  Noting that the actual numbers of stowaways reported to IMO appeared to...

Bulk Carrier Definition

Issue Summary This issue essentially concerns the definition of an exemption to the all encompassing definition “intended primarily to carry dry cargo in bulk”. Traditional bulk carriers, with hopper and topside tanks, are not at issue and have a...