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COVID-19 guidelines from the FMA

The Faroese Maritime Authority has published updated guidance for shipowners, operators and crew concerning disruption of the shipping industry due to COVID-19. The advice addresses most of the commonly asked questions. Read the guidelines here.
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Limited opening hours the next two weeks

In light of the Covid-19 outbreak and recommendations from the authorities, The Faroese Maritime Authority will be limiting its opening hours from Monday 16 March to Friday 27 March or as long as the recommendation lasts. We request that customers only visit our premises in order to collect prepared certificates or to get discharge books.…
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Regulation for non-EU flagged vessels regarding ship recycling

Faroese flagged vessels above 500 GT must comply by year-end 2020. The European Union (EU) has issued Regulation No. 1257/2013 (EU SSR) on ship recycling, and it entered into force on 30 December 2013. It is an early implementation of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships which…
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M/V VINGA SAFIR is “Ship of the Year” 2019

In a shared second place, we find M/V TÓRSBORG, M/V FREJA and M/V SVITZER GEO. The best performing ship in FAS is identified on the following criteria: The PSC performance over the last 3-year period where the ship’s number of zero-inspections are rewarded as follows: - Expanded – 3 points - - MDI – 2…
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