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The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Hong Kong Merchant Shipping Information Notes
Hong Kong Merchant Shipping Information Notes
(for the Hong Kong registered ships)

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Recognition of Certificates of Competency issued under STCW

A list of effective HKMSINs since 2000

Subject Index

1/2020 (PDF)
Hong Kong Merchant Shipping Information Notes Current as at 1 January 2020 (Annex 1, Annex 2A, Annex 2B) (PDF)
2/2020 (PDF)
To minimize risks to seafarers, passengers and others on board ships from Novel Coronavirus (Annex 1) (PDF)
3/2020 (PDF)
Guidelines on Fatigue (Annex 1) (PDF)
4/2020 (PDF)
Operational considerations for managing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases/outbreak on board ships (Annex 1) (PDF)
5/2020 (PDF)
Amendments to the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution) Regulation (Cap. 413P) (Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
6/2020 (PDF)
Approved Onboard Training Programme and Approved Training Record Books for Officer Cadets (Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3) (PDF)
7/2020 (PDF)
Quality Assurance for Hong Kong Registered Ships (Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
8/2020 (PDF)
Fatal accident caused by cargo hold fumigation
9/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
10/2020 (PDF)
A fatal man-overboard accident caused by climbing up an accommodation ladder from the quayside
11/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
12/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
13/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
14/2020 (PDF)
Voluntary reporting and counter piracy guidelines in the Western Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Guinea and South East Asia
15/2020 (PDF)
Collision between a fishing vessel and an oil tanker in Dangan Channel
16/2020 (PDF)
A fatal accident involving lifting of a heavy object in engine room
17/2020 (PDF)
Implementation of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 to Hong Kong (Annex 1) (PDF)
18/2020 (PDF)
Collision between an oil/chemical carrier and a vessel at the eastern end of the Singapore Strait
19/2020 (PDF)
Implementation of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Requirements (Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3) (PDF)
20/2020 (PDF)
Collision between a ro-ro cargo ship and a fishing vessel in the Yellow Sea
21/2020 (PDF)
Service for Collection of Certificate of Registry Envelope (Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
22/2020 (PDF)
Amendments to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code (Annex 1) (PDF)
23/2020 (PDF)
Lists of Solid Bulk Cargoes for which a Fixed Gas Fire-extinguishing System may be exempted or for which a Fixed Gas Fire-extinguishing System is Ineffective (Annex 1) (PDF)
24/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
25/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (South Sudan) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
26/2020 (PDF)
Double Taxation
27/2020 (PDF)
Collision between an oil tanker and two fishing vessels in Japan Sea
28/2020 (PDF)
A fitter was crushed to his death by an exhaust valve in engine room
29/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2020 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
30/2020 (PDF)
United Nations Sanctions (Mali) Regulation 2019 (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (Annex 1) (PDF)
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