Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet

The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet
The front cover of the Gangway Guidance Booklet The Shipowners’ Club: Gangway Guidance Booklet The Club regularly deals with claims involving access to vessels. Given their size, the majority of vessels entered with the Club utilise gangways rather than accommodation ladders which tend to be constructed...
July 19th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

India Driving National Human Rights at Sea Agenda

India Driving National Human Rights at Sea Agenda
.. India Driving National Human Rights at Sea Agenda London, UK. The Indian Government and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are driving forward with the newly created ‘human rights at sea’ agenda in quick time following the first national seminar on the topic held in Mumbai on 28 February...
July 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals

Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager Secretary General Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue,’ survey reveals Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital role, a new survey supported by InterManager...
July 12th, 2019 | Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division
Captain John Lloyd, NI CEO (left) pictured with Mr Juvenal J. M. Shiundu, Acting Director, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division 04.07.19 – The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed a Memorandum...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Jul-2019 INCORPORATION OF CONTINGENCY MEASURES INTO BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN Singapore TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACE Bosphorus, Turkey PILOT SERVICES SUSPENDED FOR SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATION Lake Charles, United States Incorporation of contingency measures into Ballast...
July 3rd, 2019 | Canals, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

HFW Briefing: The Strait of Hormuz: how can you manage the risks?

HFW Briefing: The Strait of Hormuz: how can you manage the risks?
Jean Koh HFW Briefing: The Strait of Hormuz: how can you manage the risks? On 20 June 2019 the US narrowly pulled back from retaliatory military strikes on Iranian targets. This was a move planned in response to Iran’s targeting of a US drone allegedly operating in Iranian airspace. These events...
July 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Leading shipmanager calls for action to address seafarer suicides

Leading shipmanager calls for action to address seafarer suicides
Delegates discussing mental health initiatives for seafarers at Tata Institute of Social Sciences TISS Leading shipmanager calls for action to address seafarer suicides Mental health awareness should be made a core component of first aid seafarer training, according to Captain Rajesh Unni, CEO and Founder...
July 1st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

2018 Annual Report Paris MOU on Port Sate Control

2018 Annual Report Paris MOU on Port Sate Control
Luc Smulders 2018 Annual Report Paris MOU on Port Sate Control   “Consistent Compliance” The Paris MoU has published its 2018 Annual Report on the 1st of July 2019, which can be found on the website (www.parismou.org). This report contains the details of the activities of the Paris MoU during...
July 1st, 2019 | Health and Safety, News, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-Jun-2019 TRANSPORTATION OF SAND OFF VERY LARGE CRUDE CARRIER ANCHORAGE Singapore NEW TUG PROVIDER Port Hedland, Australia HIGH RISK CREWMEMBERS United States Transportation of sand off Very Large Crude Carrier Anchorage Friday, June 21, 2019, Singapore The working period for...
June 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Breathing clean air is a basic human right

Breathing clean air is a basic human right
Breathing clean air is a basic human right New data shows why British Safety Council is calling for urgent action to protect outdoor workers from air pollution On the eve of Clean Air Day, the British Safety Council calls on employers of outdoor workers to join its Time to Breathecampaign. Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution | Read More

Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships

Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships
Stena Line’s able able seamen, Martina Thowsen and Alexander Gustafsson, are joining Mercy Ships’ hospital ship “Africa Mercy” as volunteers. Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships In the next few days two of Stena Line’s able seamen, Martina Thowsen and Alexander...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews
Ken Wiseman, project lead and Cyprus chaplain for The Mission to Seafarers (front right), Karen Martensen, charter manager and broker, Burgess (back left), Andrea Peluffo, brokerage assistant in Palma, Burgess (back right). Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Tourism, News, Safety and Security, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

IMRF elects new board

IMRF elects new board
The new board with Theresa Crossley, CEO of the IMRF fifth from the left. International Maritime Rescue Federation elects new board IMRF members elected their new Board of Trustees yesterday (18 June) at their Quadrennial General Meeting (QGM) in Vancouver. The meeting followed on from the 4th World...
June 19th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

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