Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published

Full details of innovative supply chain safety measures published
ICHCA International has today published a digest of entries to the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, comprising no fewer than twenty-two effective improvements to supply chain practices 15.02.2018 – Presented at ICHCA’s 65th anniversary conference last year, the 2nd TT Club Innovation...
February 15th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Dutch prosecutors press criminal charges against Seatrade

Dutch prosecutors press criminal charges against Seatrade
Ingvild Jenssen Managers risk prison sentences and hefty fines for the illegal sale of end-of-life ships Brussels/Rotterdam, 15 February 2018 – For the first time in Europe, Public Prosecutors are bringing criminal charges against a ship owner – Seatrade – for having sold vessels to scrap yards...
February 13th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban

IMO moves to outlaw carriage of high sulphur marine fuel ahead of 2020 usage ban
London, 9 February 2018 – Moves to close a loophole in enforcement of the cap on high-sulphur marine fuel, which comes into effect in January 2020, have been welcomed by the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC). Ships will be banned at that time from burning any marine fuel with a sulphur content above...
February 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Feb-2018 MOSQUITO ERADICATION CERTIFICATE  China MEASURES TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF YELLOW FEVER  China Mosquito Eradication Certificate Thursday, February 8, 2018, China Vessels from Nigeria, Peru and Brazil (except for the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba,...
February 8th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Caught in the net: Substandard Turkish cargo ship detained in Hamburg after main engine failure. Very poor working/living conditions

Caught in the net: Substandard Turkish cargo ship detained in Hamburg after main engine failure. Very poor working/living conditions
The Mistral PARIS MoU: Today the Secretariat has posted a new “Caught in the Net” concerning a substandard Turkish cargo ship detained in Hamburg after main engine failure. Very poor working and living conditions for the crew. Full details can be found herebelow:  On 20 July 2017 early afternoon...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…
H.E Eng.Abdulrahman Al Hammadi, Undersecre-tary for Inspection & Support Services at the Ministry of Education UAE, Mr. Abdulla Alkaabi, Cultural Attache, Ministry of Education UAE, and Eng.Hamdan Alsaedi, EHS Director, Ministry of Education UAE, Chris Wales, Chief Technology Officer at the British...
February 5th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Norsafe enters the Cruise and Passenger Ferry Market

Norsafe enters the Cruise and Passenger Ferry Market
The Minima 88 Norsafe has recently developed a modern, Partially Enclosed Lifeboat (PELB) providing a secure and protected means of escape for persons on-board passenger vessels. The SOLAS compliant Minima 88 is a compact 8.8m long boat with a width of 4.25m for 150 persons. With its signal coloured...
January 11th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Sanchi tanker – a message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

Sanchi tanker – a message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim “Our thoughts and prayers are with the seafarers still missing from the oil tanker Sanchi, following a reported collision off the coast of China. I send my deepest sympathies to all their families and loved ones. “I would like to commend all those who have been involved...
January 8th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

InterDam Partners with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans

InterDam Partners with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans
TengizChevroil, Future Growth Wellhead Pressure Management Project InterDam, an international market leader in fire and blast resistant architectural products for the oil and gas and offshore renewables sectors, has partnered with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans and continue the...
January 5th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.

Statement following ferry disaster in the Philippines this morning – 21 December.
… International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has three crisis response networks which help those affected by traumas at sea. The tragedy comes the day after the thirtieth anniversary of another Filipino ferry disaster. MV Doña Paz collided with an oil tanker on 20 December 1987, with the...
December 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh
.. The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway. The two-year project will build on the first phase of the Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship...
December 13th, 2017 | Health and Safety, IMO, Ship Demolitions | Read More

American Club: Good Housekeeping essential to keep a vessel ship-shape

American Club: Good Housekeeping essential to keep a vessel ship-shape
William Moore New York, November 30, 2017 – Daily maintenance and cleaning tasks are essential to supporting a safe working environment on-board a ship, but the importance of these simple actions can also often be overlooked. The latest in The American Club’s Pocket Guides, which contain...
November 30th, 2017 | Books, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

Marintec 2017: New VIKING MES cuts servicing costs

Marintec 2017: New VIKING MES cuts servicing costs
… Mandatory servicing of marine evacuation systems (MES) on board passenger vessels is both costly and labour-intensive. At Marintec 2017, VIKING will introduce visitors to its latest MES solution that enables shipowners and operators to significantly reduce servicing costs and administration. Set...
November 30th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

British Safety Council opens office in India to help save lives

British Safety Council opens office in India to help save lives
Launching the British Safety Council’s office in Mumbai – from left to right – Lynda Armstrong, Chair of the British Safety Council; Hemant Sethi, Country Manager, British Safety Council, India; Antony Selvaraj, Chairman & Managing Director of NIST; Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety | Read More

UOB the first bank in Asia off the starting block with Fitbit PayTM

UOB the first bank in Asia off the starting block with Fitbit PayTM
UOB – Ms Choo Wan Sim Singapore, 9 November 2017 – United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) cardmembers will be the first in Asia to be able to make Fitbit PayTM contactless payments through the new Fitbit IonicTM smartwatch. UOB’s latest innovation in payments is set for the lifestyles and payment...
November 9th, 2017 | Banking, Clubs, Consumers Market, Health and Safety, News | Read More

GEODIS extends its U.S. partnership with Danone Waters of America

GEODIS extends its U.S. partnership with Danone Waters of America
… Capitalizing on a successful partnership established since 2014, GEODIS manages, since July 1st, 2017 a new warehouse in Los Angeles, California (USA), for Danone Waters of America, a subsidiary of Danone specializing in the distribution of bottled water. A new five-year contract covers logistics...
November 8th, 2017 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched

HRAS News: New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched
New maritime Labour Rights and Human Rights Educational film launched 2 November 2017 Human Rights at Sea launches a new educational film explaining Labour and Human Rights Today, Human Rights at Sea launches the second in its series of freely available educational films and accompanying infographics...
November 3rd, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS News: Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report

HRAS News: Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report
… The latest from Human Rights at Sea Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA crew anti-slavery & trafficking report PRESS RELEASE 26 October 2017  Northern Ireland Fisheries Non-EEA Crew anti-slavery...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Pirate attacks “still a major concern,” says maritime charity as new figures are released

Pirate attacks “still a major concern,” says maritime charity as new figures are released
… Global piracy continues to be a concern in the Gulf of Guinea, Southeast Asia and Venezuela, according to statistics released yesterday by the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB). In the first nine months of 2017, 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery...
October 18th, 2017 | Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report

4 takeaways from the IMB’s latest global piracy report
Captain P. Mukundan London, 17 October 2017 – A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime...
October 17th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Insight, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

NI Cork Command Seminar looks to future of shipping industry

NI Cork Command Seminar looks to future of shipping industry
Captain Robert McCabe FNI 16.10.17 – The latest in The Nautical Institute’s 2017 series of Command Seminars continues to focus on Navigation Accidents and their Causes, but also looks beyond that to wider issues affecting the future development of the shipping industry. “Human factors are the...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports crew after death at sea

Seafarers’ charity supports crew after death at sea
Bryony Watson The crew of a chemical /oil tanker was left shocked and devastated after one of their crew mates suffered a heart attack and died while at sea. When the ship, Horizon Thetis, called at Immingham port late September, the agent contacted seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) to...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Religion | Read More

The best health and safety performers worldwide are named

The best health and safety performers worldwide are named
… British Safety Council announces the winners of the 2017 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 of Honour awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks by businesses...
October 10th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Apostleship of the Sea leads action against slavery at sea

Apostleship of the Sea leads action against slavery at sea
… ‘Slavery is not yet ended’, said Archbishop Sanchez Sorondo of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences Slavery at the 24th World Congress of the Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) in Taiwan. The Congress titled, ‘Caught in the Net’ focused specifically on the welfare and lives...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Religion | Read More