Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club From the American P & I Club:  MARCH 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 08/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGE TO THE EXAMINATION FORM...
March 15th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA
The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA The regulations that are governing Safety and Environmental Protection in shipping as well as the technological developments are “running” at such a high speed that the continuous information is of an even more particular importance. Therefore, HELMEPA could...
March 12th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan
8 March 2019 “I just want him home. I want his safety and I want him back” Mumbai, India. Human Rights at Sea today publishes the first of a series of follow-up family focused case studies for those Indian seafarers still abandoned, some reportedly for over 33 months, offshore the UAE. With a headline… The...
March 11th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance
Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019 Award-winning software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019. The Lincs & Notts...
March 8th, 2019 | Aviation, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue Women are helping to save lives at sea every day all around the world “There are women in lifeboat crews, women leading national and international search and rescue organisations and women developing innovative technologies...
March 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, News, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I  6 March 2019 – North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational...
March 6th, 2019 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

EU-PolarNet White Papers released

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Five White Papers Published by EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is a Working Partner, as a Follow-Up to 2018 Workshop Working Towards an Integrated European Polar Research Program 6 March 2019 The EU-PolarNet White Paper Workshop convened 50 international experts in La Cristalera, Spain, in September...
March 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring
The Cover of “Effective Mooring”  OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring 4 March 2019 London Mooring is one of the most complex and dangerous operations for ship and terminal crew. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be severe. That’s why the Oil Companies International...
March 4th, 2019 | Books, Claims, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations
.. The IMRF Awards 2019 are now open for nominations​ It’s time to thank the exceptional, inspirational people who save lives at sea The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)   is calling for outstanding individuals, teams, professionals or volunteers, companies and organisations...
March 4th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards
Port of Milford Haven The Port Marine Safety Code assurance audit is required for all UK Harbour Authorities and any organisation running port marine terminals.  The Port of Milford Haven commissioned ABPmer to provide a full and transparent check of its compliance with the requirements of the Code. ...
February 27th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean
26th February 2019 London. UK.  Human Rights at Sea has published a new Briefing Note on the ‘Legal and Policy Matters Arising from the Increased Criminalisation of the Civil Society Search and Rescue Activities in the Mediterranean’. This is the second publication on the issue of the increasing...
February 27th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme IP Reinforced

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme IP Reinforced
London.UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce that its Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme has had its intellectual property (IP) reinforced in respect of protecting the original concept, logo, name and the work of the charity through the award of a Trademark by the UK Intellectual...
February 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks

Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks
Stuart Rivers International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in almost as many weeks. Sailors’ Society’s CEO Stuart Rivers said, “The tragic news, that two people were killed...
February 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Claims, Corruption, Health and Safety, News, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet
ss Sandra Welch, deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake up call to the maritime industry. “The publishing of such an image, which has understandably provoked criticism, highlights just one case of many that go unreported around the...
February 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Exmar uses Luminultra technology to check water quality

Exmar uses Luminultra technology to check water quality
Pat Whalen Belgium-headquartered EXMAR Ship Management has selected the LuminUltra Quench-Gone Aqueous (QGA) test kit to monitor the quality of the drinking water produced onboard the LPG FSO NKOSSA II. The decision follows the success of the QGA solution in analysing the quality of the water produced...
February 18th, 2019 | Health and Safety, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

The winners of International Safety Awards 2019 are announced

The winners of International Safety Awards 2019 are announced
 The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have shown a true dedication to keeping their workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2018 calendar year. This...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Survitec supplies LFB with new DSB 470 FR rescue boat

Survitec supplies LFB with new DSB 470 FR rescue boat
The London Fire Brigade with the DSB 470 FR during flood and stability tests SURVITEC SUPPLIES LONDON FIRE BRIGADE WITH NEW DSB 470 FR RESCUE BOAT Leading provider to the Emergency Services industry, Survitec, has secured a contract with Babcock International Group (Babcock) to supply the London Fire...
February 11th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Entries are now open for the Safety at Sea Awards 2019

Entries are now open for the Safety at Sea Awards 2019
 ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN Celebrate a safer maritime industry We are excited to announce that this year’s Safety at Sea Awards will be held on Tuesday 10th September, during London International Shipping Week. The Awards are an opportunity to applaud the individuals and companies at the forefront...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Taunton

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Taunton
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, Acting Chief Executive, UKHO with The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP visits UKHO to congratulate staff on vital contributions to Defence, UK Government and economic growth around the world TAUNTON, 11 FEBRUARY, 2019 – The UK Hydrographic Office...
February 11th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA publishes summary of 2018 safety rules flashes

IMCA publishes summary of 2018 safety rules flashes
  Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser for Health, Safety, Security & Environment, 136 incidents reported in 29 Safety Flashes in 2018 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued an Information Note showing that in 2018 it published 29 Safety Flashes reporting...
February 6th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I February 5, 2019 – North P&I Club has launched its comprehensive new series of bite-sized training packs to help seafarers avoid the contributing factors to workplace casualties, as well as unplanned events that did not result...
February 5th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer
Sailors’ Society port chaplain Steve Loader recently visited Mohammed A maritime charity which is supporting a sick seafarer in Torbay Hospital is calling on people to send him their well wishes. Indonesian Mohammed Rosuli was hospitalised on Friday (25 January) after complications from an operation...
January 31st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

The future of health and safety in the Middle East

The future of health and safety in the Middle East
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council How do you future-proof your organisation? At its fourth annual conference in Dubai, the British Safety Council will explore how local businesses can prepare for opportunities and challenges ahead The British Safety Council, one of the most trusted...
January 29th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

m/v Stellar Daisy

m/v Stellar Daisy
MV STELLAR DAISY Further to recent media reports, Korean Register can confirm that following the Republic of Korea court hearing on 24 January, the court rejected a request for an arrest warrant for a KR surveyor. The MV STELLAR DAISY vessel was classed with KR and she was surveyed in accordance with...
January 25th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, IACS, Legal, Safety and Security | Read More