The Convention on the Measurement of Inland Navigation Ships

The President ratified the Convention on the Measurement of Inland Navigation Ships, done at Geneva on 15 February 1966 and denounced the Convention on the Measurement of Inland Navigation Ships, done at Paris on 27 November 1925.

Tachograph Act

On Monday (3.09.2018), the Act of 5 July 2018 about tachographs, which aims to increase the safety of the tachograph system, comes into force. The Act introduces solutions limiting the ability to manipulate data registered by these devices, which will provide new rules for their installation, reparation and checking.

The Council of Ministers adopted a draft law amending the law on sea fisheries

The project has adopted new solutions aimed at improving the functioning of sea fisheries inspections and harmonizing the procedure and standards of their operation.

From 1 January 2019, the taxation of seafarers working for New Zealand shipowners will be changed

From January 2019 the regulations concerning the settlement of income earned by Polish seafarers from work with New Zealand shipowners will be amended.

On 10th August 2018 the President of the Republic of Poland signed updating of the Inland Navigation Act of 21st December 2000.

According to this amendment of the law, the Inland Navigation Administration will be reorganised, including the reduction of the number of central offices from the currently existing eight to only three - seated in Szczecin, Bydgoszcz and Wrocław.

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