Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 24-Jan-2020 CHANNEL CLOSURE FOR GASPARILLA CELEBRATION Tampa, United States DREDGING AND WRECK REMOVAL WORKS Singapore HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Subic, Philippines Channel closure for Gasparilla Celebration Friday, January 24, 2020, Tampa, United States Due to the...
January 24th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson

Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson
Beth Bradley, Hill Dickinson Partner. Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson The shipping industry needs to be prepared for potential restrictions in order to prevent the further spread of the ‘Wuhan’ coronavirus, advises a leading maritime law firm. Preparation...
January 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Medical | Read More

American Club Member alert (January 24, 2020) re-outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus

American Club  Member alert (January 24, 2020) re-outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus
American Club  Member alert (January 24, 2020) re-outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus JANUARY 24, 2020 OUTBREAK OF THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Members will no doubt be aware, through extensive media reports, of the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It was first detected...
January 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Medical, P and I Clubs | Read More

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia
European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia In his statement yesterday at the Foreign Affairs Council, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell said that the EU “[has] to revive” Operation Sophia. The deployment of the Operation Sophia’s naval assets will...
January 21st, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI)

Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI)
Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI) ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre today issued an Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VI): Summary On 18 January 2020, two incidents occurred...
January 19th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Jan-2020 HEIGHTENED ALERT FOR VIRAL PNEUMONIA Philippines TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPS’ GARBAGE SERVICES Esperance, Australia Heightened alert for viral pneumonia Thursday, January 16, 2020, Philippines China has reported an outbreak of a mysterious viral pneumonia which...
January 16th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system

Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system
Modernizing the global maritime distress and safety system  IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7, 15-24 January) will continue its ongoing work to review the GMDSS requirements. IMO’s first meeting of 2020 is now in session.   Search and rescue at...
January 15th, 2020 | Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime experts reveal their top safety concerns for 2020

Maritime experts reveal their top safety concerns for 2020
Maritime experts reveal their top safety concerns for 2020 Industry forecast 2020 Seafarers endured a wide breadth of safety incidents in 2019. Many were enduring risks, such as collisions, groundings, and shipboard fires. Others were facing newer or evolving threats, for example, targeted cyber attacks...
December 30th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part V)

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part V)
Map – Approximate location of the incident occurred on 25 December 2019 ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part V) ReCAAP ISC today issued an Incident Alert on “Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound...
December 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas

Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas
Stella Maris port chaplain with a seafarer Stella Maris supporting seafarers facing unseen crisis at Christmas While most businesses and companies have started winding down operations in preparation for the Christmas holidays, global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) will be busy...
December 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part IV)

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part IV)
Map – Approximate location of the two incidents occurred on 23 December 2019   ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part IV) ReCAAP ISC today issued an Incident Alert on “Incidents involving ships while underway in...
December 23rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part III)

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part III)
Map – Approximate location of the three incidents in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait on 20 December 2019 Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part III) ReCAAP ISC issued two Incident Alerts (IA 05/2019 on 23 October 2019[1] and IA 06/2019 on 29...
December 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

SOLAS amendments entering into force 1 January 2020

SOLAS amendments entering into force 1 January 2020
. SOLAS amendments entering into force 1 January 2020  A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes mandatory under the Convention enter into force on 1 January 2020. They include: Addressing lifeboat maintenance – preventing...
December 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives

IMCA 2019 Awards celebrate safety and environmental sustainability initiatives
Awards presented by IMCA Board Member Andy Seymour, Global Director Operational Excellence Fugro; Arjen Leendertse (pictured left), HSE Manager, Norway collected the Environmental Sustainability Award on behalf of Subsea 7 and Eidesvik ; Vincent Doedee (pictured right), Sustainability Advisor collected...
December 19th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Environment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service to increase efficiency of Europe’s 2nd largest RoRo port

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service to increase efficiency of Europe’s 2nd largest RoRo port
The Wärtsilä VTS will effectively manage vessel traffic in the French harbours of Calais and Boulogne to deliver greater operational efficiency and safety. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service to increase efficiency of Europe’s 2nd largest RoRo port Wärtsilä Corporation, 17 December 2019 at 10...
December 17th, 2019 | Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

VIKING to supply HydroPen container firefighting system for V.Ships

VIKING to supply HydroPen container firefighting system for V.Ships
HydroPen product VIKING to supply HydroPen container firefighting system for V.Ships Container firefighting across the V.Ships Hamburg container ship fleet has been entrusted to the HydroPenTM system, after VIKING Life-Saving Equipment secured a contract to protect over 40 ships against one of the industry’s...
December 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Achieving Nirvana Through Technology

Achieving Nirvana Through Technology
. Achieving Nirvana Through Technology  How many of us have tried multiple strategies to reach Nirvana (an ideal condition of rest, harmony, stability, or joy). I know that I have tried meditation, yoga and chocolate, yet I am still in search of that place of peace and well-being.  It is certainly...
December 11th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR | Read More

NAPA partners with industry leaders to increase passenger ship safety in European Commission funded FLARE project

NAPA partners with industry leaders to increase passenger ship safety in European Commission funded FLARE project
NAPA Emergency Computer provides an integrated decision support solution for increased safety NAPA partners with industry leaders to increase passenger ship safety in European Commission funded FLARE project Helsinki, Finland 11 December 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data...
December 11th, 2019 | Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

JFD Australia’s submarine rescue system triumphs in international exercise

JFD Australia’s submarine rescue system triumphs in international exercise
. JFD Australia’s submarine rescue system triumphs in international exercise JFD has again set new global benchmarks for international submarine rescue following the successful completion of rigorous exercises off the coast of Western Australia. In a range of weather conditions, JFD’s fully-integrated...
December 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Conditions of shipbreaking workers in India remain appalling

Conditions of shipbreaking workers in India remain appalling
Conditions of shipbreaking workers in India remain appalling Local authorities fail in enforcing national labour laws Today, The Indian Express reveals that conditions for the shipbreaking workers at the beach of Alang, India, have not improved. Based on the findings of recent independent research carried...
December 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity

Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity
… Human Rights at Sea: Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity Our Latest News Eleven Seafarers in Eight Languages send Human Rights at Sea a video message of solidarity Dec 10, 2019 12:29 am London. UK. On World Human Rights Day 2019, from within...
December 10th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Prevention at Sea assembles expert committee to progress a safe business culture in shipping

Prevention at Sea assembles expert committee to progress a safe business culture in shipping
Maritime safety heavyweights evaluate and enhance Prevention at Sea’s human-centred risk assessment methodology. Prevention at Sea assembles expert committee to progress a safe business culture in shipping Collaborative development of a risk assessment methodology with a human-centred approach CYPRUS...
December 2nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft

Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft
. Looking after seafarers’ wellbeing over the festive season should be a priority, says Hanseaticsoft 28 November 2019 – With the festive season approaching the wellbeing of seafarers is something shipping companies should prioritise as it can be a very challenging time for those who are away from...
November 28th, 2019 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Brravery at Sea

Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Brravery at Sea
Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly of USCG, being warmly congratulated by IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim Petty Officer Michael W. Kelly* receives the 2018 IMO Award for exceptional Bravery at Sea He was called upon and said: “Good evening Ministers, Secretary General, Excellences, distinguished...
November 25th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More

Mates in Mind urge that immediate action is needed to tackle higher than average suicide rates across the transport sector

Mates in Mind urge that immediate action is needed to tackle higher than average suicide rates across the transport sector
Mates in Mind urge that immediate action is needed to tackle higher than average suicide rates across the transport sector During Road Safety Week 2019, taking place 18-24 November, Mates in Mind are urging transport and logistic organisations to lead the way and prioritise the mental wellbeing of their...
November 19th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More