Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

Crew Health: Food safety on board

Crew Health: Food safety on board
When it comes to ensuring a fit and healthy crew, all vessels should apply food safety principles.  Even if not required by international regulations, good practice in regards to food safety should be in place as part of any operation. This helps to ensure that crew members remain in good health and...
August 10th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Steamship Mutual partners with Sailors’ Society to improve seafarers’ health and fitness

Steamship Mutual partners with Sailors’ Society to improve seafarers’ health and fitness
Steamship Mutual, one of the largest and most diverse P&I Clubs in the world, has sponsored the physical wellness module of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea coaching programme to help improve seafarers’ health and fitness. Steamship Mutual, one of the largest and most diverse P&I...
August 9th, 2016 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, P and I Clubs | Read More

Danelec Marine leads iSea R&D initiative

Danelec Marine leads iSea R&D initiative
Danelec Marine Leads iSea R&D Initiative Consortium to Develop Expert Decision Support System for Ship Efficiency and Navigation (Birkeroed, Denmark – Aug. 8, 2016) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine is the project leader for a consortium of companies in iSea, a two-year R&D project...
August 8th, 2016 | Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

GEV Group invests in new health and safety initiative

GEV Group invests in new health and safety initiative
GEV Group has launched its bespoke 1st4Safety initiative; the latest development for the business following the opening of its US office and multiple tender wins. This builds on an already exemplary Health and Safety record, established over almost a decade of working in the harshest of environments...
August 8th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

15 new safety promotion videos to be launched by IMCA

15 new safety promotion videos to be launched by IMCA
The blue animated character that will feature in all the new IMCA videos The promotion of safe working practices is of paramount importance to the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and its members around the globe. Over a two year period, IMCA will be launching 15 short mini-videos,...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Film Industry, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Bringing stress to work can be fatal

Bringing stress to work can be fatal
British Safety Council launches a film showing how stress endangers lives   A powerful new film launched by the British Safety Council shows how stress can lead to injury and fatalities at work. In any activity where concentration is vital for safety, such as working in construction, driving, or...
August 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

IMRF supports SAR safety seminar in Mongolia

IMRF supports SAR safety seminar in Mongolia
Captain Udo Fox, Chairman of the IMRF, presenting at the workshop London, Monday, August 1. Mongolia – for the first time – was the location for a workshop on safety issues for non-conventional vessels supported by the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF). Increasing waterborne activities...
August 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Update – The Longchamp

Update – The Longchamp
Insight / Update – 01 August 2016  Are expenses incurred during negotiation of a pirate ransom recoverable in general average? In The Longchamp [2016] EWCA Civ 708, the Court of Appeal has ruled on an issue that had not previously been considered by the English courts, namely, whether expenses...
August 1st, 2016 | Claims, Corruption, Disputes, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

CIC on Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006)

CIC on Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006)
Richard Schiferli Launch of concetrated inspection campaign on MLC,2006 The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC,2006). The aim of the CIC is to verify that the minimum standards...
July 28th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

War on Planet Ocean!

War on Planet Ocean!
John Faraclas Indeed this is the case as we have numerous times, not only hinted, but explicitly reported and explained over the last five years in many articles at allaboutshipping.co.uk uploads of what is yet to come. John Faraclas warning message to the shipping industry: The next couple of weeks...
July 27th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide
“Zika Virus – Staying Safe, ” produced by Videotel, a maritime e-Learning leader, explains the dangers of the virus and how to help prevent its spread MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – July 27, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that it is offering Videotel’s new safety...
July 27th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Film Industry, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Breakthrough genetic test…

Breakthrough genetic test…
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Breakthrough genetic test reveals genetic diseases associated with ultrasound abnormalities in the embryo An innovative test reveals the genetic disorder in a fetus when the 1st or 2nd trimester ultrasound reveals abnormal findings. The test is called Fetalis®, the first...
July 26th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Professor Constantinos Pangalos is elected Corresponding Member of the French National Academy of Medicine The distinguished medical geneticist Constantinos C. Pangalos*, who has served as Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the Medical Faculty of Necker-Enfants...
July 26th, 2016 | Academia, Awards, Health and Safety, Medical, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Foundering of a small pleasure yacht with subsequent loss of life

Foundering of a small pleasure yacht with subsequent loss of life
The incident A small pleasure yacht with three persons on board sailed in the evening, intending an overnight passage to the next port. In the early hours of the morning the vessel foundered on rocks that were close to the vessel and inshore. Two lives were lost in this incident. Observations The inquiry...
July 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Claims, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Yachting | Read More

Skydivers raise money for neonatal unit

Skydivers raise money for neonatal unit
Rachel Mcadam and Lauren Caldwell Two daredevil co-workers, Lauren Caldwell and Rachael Mcadam, who work in the Shipping and Logistics department of the Armitt Group, will complete a Skydive on August 20th at Tilstock airfield in Shropshire to raise money for the Wolverhampton Neonatal unit. The dive...
July 21st, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Health and Safety, HR, People and Places | Read More

Norsafe secures contract with VARD Group

Norsafe secures contract with VARD Group
Norsafe LHD-60 – JYN-57 Norsafe has signed a new contract with VARD Group, and will supply lifeboats complete with davit systems to a series of fifteen new vessels. Topaz Energy and Marine has appointed shipbuilder VARD Group to construct fifteen Module Carrying Vessels (MCVs), each measuring 123m...
July 21st, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crew health: Maintaining fitness on board

Crew health: Maintaining fitness on board
The ability to maintain a fitness regime on board a vessel can be challenging, especially in instances where a ship does not have sufficient or suitable facilities for sport. However, these limitations need not stop a seafarer from taking regular exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. Claims related...
July 21st, 2016 | Claims, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

ECSA’s Alang report turns a blind eye on problems of beaching method

ECSA’s Alang report turns a blind eye on problems of beaching method
Brussels,  20 July 2016 – The European Community Shipowners’ Association’s (ECSA) has published a report on their visit to the Alang shipbreaking yards in India last April. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform criticises the report for ignoring the many grave shortcomings of the beaching method,...
July 20th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Maritime directors team up to raise money for RNLI

Maritime directors team up to raise money for RNLI
(Left to Right) Rob McKay – MD Sherrington Associates, Chris Wainwright – MD Beech Group, Charles Gray – MD Armitt Group Charles Gray, Managing Director at the Armitt Group, Rob McKay, Director at Sherrington Associates and Chris Wainwright, MD of the Beech Group, have all entered a...
July 20th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Mastiha for enhancing your mind and good spirit – sailing east in the Aegean and beyond…

Mastiha for enhancing your mind and good spirit – sailing east in the Aegean and beyond…
Time and gain we have mentioned the rich and unique greek soil. Many times we have mentioned about the Mastiha of Chios, the most unique and blessed of all products Greece offers the world.   In the very informative article that follows, Mary Whittow (pictured on the right) from the University of Oxford,...
July 19th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Communication, Environment, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Insight | Read More

Diaplous (Level four) Security Management Training Course

Diaplous (Level four) Security Management Training Course
A SPECIAL TRAINING COURSE Diaplous (Level Four) Security Management Training Course  Coming this September Diaplous (Level four) Security Management Training Course The Diaplous Security Management Training Course is recommended for all Security and Operations Managers...
July 19th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime

RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime
Certificate Handover Ceremony RINA Carnival Maritime.  (from left to right) Björn Sprotte, Keith Dowds, Michele Francioni, Lars Ljoen, Massimo Volta, Alessandro Romei, Pino Spadafora RINA Services, a world leader in marine classification and certification, recently awarded Carnival Maritime GmbH ISO...
July 19th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Environment, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

IMRF H.E.R.O: New award attracts global entries

IMRF H.E.R.O: New award attracts global entries
Bruce Reid London, Monday, July 18. The IMRF H.E.R.O awards – launched in April this year – are attracting nominations of dedicated and innovative individuals and SAR teams from around the world and the closing date for nominations is the 29th July 2016. The H.E.R.O. Awards have been developed in...
July 18th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Health in the workplace – how to make it work?

Health in the workplace – how to make it work?
Health in the workplace – how to make it work? British Safety Council announces the full agenda of its Annual Conference Tips and advice from industry leaders British Safety Council announces the full agenda of its Annual Conference The British Safety Council has unveiled the programme of its Annual...
July 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

MAST launches new Chinese version of website

MAST launches new Chinese version of website
MAST, the international maritime security company,  has today launched the Chinese version of their website which is now live at:http://mast-security.com/zh/ The launch of the new site follows MAST’s expansion into Asia with the opening of its Singapore office in November 2013,  led by General Manager...
July 12th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Press and Media, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More