The Designated Person Ashore (DPA) plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe operation of a maritime vessel by establishing and maintaining an effective safety management system. The DPA serves as a vital link between the vessel and shore-based management, so it is important that they keep up to date with international regulations and policies to maintain compliance.

Shipping Regulations and Guidance

Witherby’s Shipping Regulations and Guidance is an essential source of reference for international maritime regulations supplemented by important guidance from professional maritime bodies. Current and forthcoming regulations are presented in a clear and concise weekly newsletter to assist DPAs with meeting regulatory compliance.