The Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on STCW Hours of Rest was carried out in the Indian Ocean MOU region between 1 September and 30 November 2014. This campaign was conducted in conjunction with the CIC carried out by the Tokyo MoU and the Paris MoU.
At the end of 2014, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) that will require every packed export container to have a verified container weight as a condition for loading aboard a vessel.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the delivery of the coal carrier Shin Yahagi Maru, which will serve Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., was delivered at Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. on January 22, 2015.