Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

Jyoti Patel Joins the Lurie Cancer Center

Jyoti Patel Joins the Lurie Cancer Center
Jyoti Patel, MD Jyoti Patel Joins the Lurie Cancer Center Jyoti Patel, MD, will join Northwestern Medicine as Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology and Assistant Director for Clinical Research at the Lurie Cancer Center, effective November 1, 2019. She will also serve as Associate Vice Chair for Clinical...
October 18th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

2019 Q3 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q3 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q3, yet Gulf of Guinea remains a hot spot London and Kuala Lumpur, 15 October 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the third quarter of 2019 demonstrates fewer incidents of piracy and armed...
October 15th, 2019 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

The best worldwide performers in health, safety or environmental management are named

The best worldwide performers in health, safety or environmental management are named
Sword of Honour Award The best worldwide performers in health, safety or environmental management are named British Safety Council announces the winners of the 2019 Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour awards The British Safety Council has announced the winners of this year’s Sword of Honour and Globe...
October 14th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Health and Safety | Read More

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places
Image provided by Mats Ryde, SSRS, Exchange 2019 Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places IMRF holds its 8th annual European Lifeboat Crew Exchange, where crew members swap places to learn about different equipment and gain experience in new locations. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has...
October 10th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: World Mental Health Day: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry

Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: World Mental Health Day: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry
. Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: World Mental Health Day: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry London, UK.  The 10th October is World Mental Health Day with this year’s focus being on suicide prevention. Today, Human Rights at Sea in partnership with author and mental health coach, Gillian...
October 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders and government to take immediate action to improve workplace mental health.

Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders and government to take immediate action to improve workplace mental health.
Mates in Mind calls on industry leaders and government to take immediate action to improve workplace mental health. A recent survey conducted by UK Construction Week, with support from Mates in Mind charity, has found that six out of 10 workers in construction have suffered mental ill-health because...
October 9th, 2019 | Construction, Health and Safety | Read More

Mental health: prevention is the best cure

Mental health: prevention is the best cure
Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of British Safety Council Mental health: prevention is the best cure British Safety Council calls on employers to safeguard their workforce’s mental health and to invest in workplace wellbeing On the eve of World Mental Health Day, held on 10 October, the British Safety...
October 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety | Read More

Fire Ranger and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Fire Safety Equipment/Maritime Academy Partnership

Fire Ranger and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Fire Safety Equipment/Maritime Academy Partnership
New Resolve Partners is Chauncey Naylor (director of the Resolve Academy), Stacy Payne (Resolve) and Glyn Day and Neil Cooper both with Fire Ranger. The Large Fire Extinguisher is called Big Red. Fire RangerTM and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Partnership Aligning Live-Action Training with State-of-the-Art...
October 8th, 2019 | Academia, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Celebrating 1 million hours of safety in the Port of Ngqura

Celebrating 1 million hours of safety in the Port of Ngqura
The Port of Ngqura’s leadership celebrated their safety achievement with employees in the workplace by wearing blue overalls and handing out chocolates to them Celebrating 1 million hours of safety in the Port of Ngqura  [Port Elizabeth, 4 October 2019] Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA)...
October 4th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”
Dimitris Mitsatsos, Director, General/HELMEPA, presenting the program “Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean” OnThursday, 3 October 2019 representatives of the maritime press in Piraeus, Greece were presented with this 3-year...
October 4th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Stena Line rounds up for charity

Stena Line rounds up for charity
. Stena Line rounds up for charity For the third year in a row Stena Line launches a donation campaign in favour of the non-profit organisation Mercy Ships life-changing work, bringing free medical care to where it’s needed the most with their floating hospital Africa Mercy. During the month of October...
October 1st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

CCRIF Announces Final Payout Numbers of US$12.8 million to The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian

CCRIF Announces Final Payout Numbers of US$12.8 million to The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian
CCRIF Announces Final Payout Numbers of US$12.8 million to The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, September 26, 2019. CCRIF announced today that it has made two payouts to the Government of The Bahamas totalling US$12.8 million (US$12,824,153) following the passage of Hurricane...
September 27th, 2019 | Claims, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton
UK Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP with Stella Maris trustees, head office staff, Southampton port chaplains, ship visitors and volunteers. New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) has launched a new welfare facility for seafarers...
September 21st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Sep-2019 BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASONAL MEASURES Australia TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WORKS Dardanelles, Turkey Brown marmorated stink bug seasonal measures Friday, September 20, 2019, Australia In response to the rapid expansion of the brown marmorated...
September 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019
The Shipowners’ team From the Shipowners’ Club following last Friday’s OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019 which we attended:  On Friday 13 September the Shipowners’ Club were delighted to take part in the OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019. Out of the 27 teams that took part, we came a very respectable...
September 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2
Maritime evidence guide goes on sale Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2 By James Brewer Can you believe your own eyes, or your ‘electronic eyes’? Can you trust a video recording to yield the truth about a dangerous incident at sea? Penetrating questions...
September 11th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series

Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series
. Bureau Veritas to demonstrate hazard-testing and air quality at Contamination Expo Series Health and safety expert Bureau Veritas is encouraging visitors to this year’s Contamination Expo Series to come and witness its intuitive field hazard-testing and air quality technology to see how it is...
September 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, News, Pollution | Read More

Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit

Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit
. Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit The star of the “A Day in the life of a Survitec Survival Suit”, a short film Survitec will premiere at the Offshore Europe trade show, in Aberdeen, Scotland, is undoubtedly the 1000 Series Passenger suit.    Although Ross Johnston,...
September 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers
Deacon Paul Rosenblum Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers A Stella Maris port chaplain has spoken of meeting the crew of the cargo ship that was attacked near the port of Douala with eight crew kidnapped. According to media reports on August 15, west African pirates, attacked the MarMalaita...
August 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days
Rescued fishermen and ISL Star Master Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat...
August 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
aden, Yemen Hot Pot News from GAC 14-Aug-2019 CEASEFIRE AGREED Aden, Yemen COLLISION AT ISTANBUL ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey THREATS TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF KEPPEL BAY Singapore VESSEL TRAFFIC AT DARDANELLES Turkey Ceasefire...
August 14th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Supporting offshore safety in Greece

Supporting offshore safety in Greece
Theodosis Stamatellos Supporting offshore safety in Greece by Theodosis Stamatellos, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore South Europe Regional Manager  Having completed the recent collaboration with the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) for the development of an Emergency Response...
August 14th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report
. Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report Seafarers working on board cruise ships and ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published this week by The Mission to Seafarers, has revealed that seafarers working on board cruise ships...
August 7th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings

RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings
Mick Cash RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings Maritime union RMT will be holding demonstrations in Liverpool highlighting the scandal of low pay, recruitment of UK and Irish Ratings, and the failure to redeploy our members who worked on P&O’s...
August 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More