Philippines' single-hull ban from 30 April 2008

Further to our advice in last week's Weekly NEWS on the Philippines' single hull ban (click here to view article), it is our understanding, based on first-hand reports, that the ‘April 2008’ deadline is being interpreted as April 30, and that there will be no slippage in this deadline. The ruling applies to all oil tankers.


We can now make available to you the relevant Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Circular. Click here to access.


Contact: Dragos Rauta