Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

World’s maritime search and rescue experts gather in Vancouver

World’s maritime search and rescue experts gather in Vancouver
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF World’s maritime search and rescue experts gather in Vancouver Some of the world’s leading maritime search and rescue experts will be meeting in Vancouver, Canada to share knowledge and improve their skills this weekend (15-18 June). Every year around 360,000 people...
June 14th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

RMT response to FAI into Scottish helicopter tragedy

RMT response to FAI into Scottish helicopter tragedy
RMT response to FAI into Scottish helicopter tragedy Offshore union RMT response to Crown Office in Scotland announcement that there will be an FAI into the helicopter crash in August 2013.  Mick Cash Mick Cash, General Secretary of offshore workers union RMT, said; “The time that has elapsed...
June 12th, 2019 | Aviation, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents | Read More

The BDI “stuck” at 1,138; geopolitics more than perplexed…

The BDI “stuck” at 1,138; geopolitics more than perplexed…
John Faraclas The BDI “stuck” at 1,138; geopolitics more than perplexed… The BDI remained as per yesterday’s closing at 1,138 but on a weekly basis same gained 42 points – from 1,096 (31/5)… thanks to the as ever volatile Capes… Geopolitics not just perplexed, extremely dangerous and things...
June 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Allianz: Shipping losses lowest this century, but incident numbers remain high

Allianz: Shipping losses lowest this century, but incident numbers remain high
..  Allianz: Shipping losses lowest this century, but incident numbers remain high Safety And Shipping Review 2019: 46 large ships lost worldwide in 2018, down by a record 50% annually and 55% below the 10-year average of 104. Total losses significantly fell in accident hotspots such as South East...
June 4th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings

American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings
Joe Hughes American Club circular no.16/19 – pre-employment medical examination (PEME) program: Synopsis of 2017 and 2018 results and attendant cost savings  JUNE 3, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 16/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM:...
June 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve

DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve
  Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime, presenting at DNV GL’s Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL: Tectonic shifts in shipping make safety more vital than eve Oslo, 3 June 2019: At its Nor-Shipping press conference in Oslo, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen...
June 3rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Health and Safety, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

VIKING and Norsafe sailing under same flag at Nor-Shipping

VIKING and Norsafe sailing under same flag at Nor-Shipping
Liferaft in ice VIKING and Norsafe sailing under same flag at Nor-Shipping  Following last year’s acquisition of Norwegian lifeboat builder Norsafe by VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, the two companies are joining forces at Nor-Shipping to showcase their complete safety solution.  For decades, the name...
June 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Inside ICHCA International – April/May 2019 issue

Inside ICHCA International – April/May  2019 issue
.. Inside ICHCA International – April/May  2019 issue Welcome to the latest edition of Inside ICHCA International, our regular e-newsletter for association members, partners and cargo handling industry colleagues worldwide. Unfortunately, despite its relentless focus on health and safety, the...
May 31st, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety | Read More

It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard

It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard
The Time to Breathe campaign poster It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard British Safety Council’s report makes the case for urgent action on the impact of air pollution on outdoor workers The British Safety Council has launched a report ‘Impact of air pollution...
May 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services
Representatives of Zeaborn Ship Management – Nautilus Log – Korean Register – Verifavia Shipping on-board E.R. TIANPING in Singapore, 9 March 2019 (Picture taken by Michael Suhr) ZEABORN PLACES 100 SHIPS WITH VERIFAVIA SHIPPING & KOREAN REGISTER FOR INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL...
May 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access
Guy Platten New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships...
May 15th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Rethinking Safety

Rethinking Safety
Rethinking Safety a brand new workshop from The Nautical Institute London: 5 – 6 June 2019 Are you ready for your assumptions to be challenged? Join leading industry expert Nippin Anand PhD FNI at this new two-day NI professional workshop and explore some of the most persistent myths surrounding maritime...
May 14th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Statement: Dame Caroline Spelman in reply to Government response on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill

Statement: Dame Caroline Spelman in reply to Government response on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill
.. Statement: Dame Caroline Spelman in reply to Government response on Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Joint Committee on the Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill  Tuesday 7 May 2019 Chair of the Committee Dame Caroline Spelman MP said: “I am pleased...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Politics and Government | Read More

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing
l to r: George Yohannan, Bjarne Kolbo Nielsen and Kevin Momme from VIKING Life-Saving Equipment. Middle to right: Yousef Humaid Saleh, Mashood Dar, Gaurav Ravi Chaudhary and Abubacker Sitheik from ADNOC Logistics & Services ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing Abu Dhabi-based...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector
A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector ECSA releases report of fact-finding mission to India’s ship-recycling facilities The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has released a report of its fact-finding...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-May-2019 INSTALLATION OF ECO-SHORELINE FEATURES Hong Kong SECURITY UPDATE (1 MAY) Sri Lanka Installation of eco-shoreline features Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 May 2019 and for approximately 6 weeks, marine works involving installation of eco-shoreline features...
May 1st, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia

MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia
… MAMaZ Against Malaria at Scale set to benefit four times more people at risk of malaria in rural Zambia We are delighted to announce the scale up of Transaid and partners’ highly successful MAMaZ against Malaria (MAM) pilot project. This comes after securing matched funding from Grand Challenges...
April 25th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing
Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of the British Safety Council No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing British Safety Council’s campaigning and research work supports the aims of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work The World Day for Safety and Health...
April 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, ILO, Safety and Security | Read More

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting
INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting INTERCARGO’s Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2018 provides an analysis of reported bulk carrier losses during the period from 2009 to 2018, when 188 lives were lost and 48 bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt were identified as total losses. Although there has...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Groundings, Health and Safety, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry

One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry
UK Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani at the Safety at Sea Awards 2018 One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry There is only one week to go to submit your entry for the 2019 Safety at Sea Awards before entries close on May 1st. ENTER TODAY This year’s awards will be held on Tuesday 10th...
April 24th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations
Mooring operations involve potential risks. IMO has therefore reviewed and amended the relevant SOLAS requirements. More flexibility for safety regulations A proactive approach for safety Safety is what the regulatory work of IMO and classification societies is all about. A set of draft guidelines up...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security | Read More

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group
IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group /  ATHENS, AEGLI ZAPPIOU The event is free of charge; however, an invitation is required. SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, 4th of June. Location: Aegli Zappiou 10 ++ motives, not to miss it. Register now for a place. www.ifsts.net New development on STS will be presented,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands
The ill-fated “Stellar Daisy” 21 April 2019 – Korean Register’s response to the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ report on the loss of Stellar Daisy Korean Register (KR), its Chairman, management and entire staff would like to offer their sincere sympathies to the families and...
April 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice
Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice Commentary 15th April 2019 London. UK. The alleged rape of a 17-year-old female UK national on the Panamanian flagged cruise ship MSC Divina as the ship sailed between Mallorca and the Spanish port of Valencia, brings to the forefront the...
April 17th, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers
Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Petition to the ILO is part of the charity’s campaign to tackle suicide and depression at sea Maritime...
April 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, ILO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More