Archive for the ‘Health and Safety’ Category

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

Cleaning up the HazMat act

Cleaning up the HazMat act
Enthusiastic-Middle-East-maritime-fraternity Cleaning up the HazMat act Safety and environmental responsibility related to sustainable ship recycling, was the focus of attention for 87 members representing a cross-section of the shipping industry who attended an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science...
April 14th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18
.. Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18 There were a total of 181 ships broken in the first quarter of 2019. Of these, 142 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia where they were broken under conditions that cause irreversible damage to both human health and the environment [1]. Between...
April 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published

First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published
First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published London.UK. The first version of the inaugural ‘Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea‘ is today published by Human Rights at Sea after the initial drafting session was held in Switzerland on 20-21 March 2019 at the Graduate Instiute of...
April 10th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019

British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019
ISA 2019 Distinction winners Celebrating exceptional commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019 On 5 April, British Safety Council announced the winners of the 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise...
April 9th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica, addresses the seminar at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently...
April 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Health and Safety, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Is your team worthy of international recognition?

Is your team worthy of international recognition?
.. Recognising those at the forefront of safety in global shipping and logistics chain This year’s Safety at Sea Awards will be held on Tuesday 10th September, during London International Shipping Week. Every year we strive to recognise those companies that are setting higher safety standards for...
April 8th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy...
April 8th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Insight, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.
New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.  The booklet, entitled Arrested and Detained Vessels, and Abandoned Seafarers, has been produced by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance...
April 5th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™

Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™
.. Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™ Innovative new evacuation system with electric inflatable boats passes heavy weather tests, wins DMA approval  Gilching, Germany (April 2, 2019) – Torqeedo has developed a specialized high-thrust electric propulsion system for...
April 2nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations

Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations
Image shows a recent maritime search and rescue training exercise organised by the IMRF. Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations Exceptional actions deserve international recognition in the IMRF Awards 2019 “Every day all around the world, maritime search and...
April 2nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster
Mick Cash Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster Offshore union RMT today repeated the call for a full public inquiry into helicopter safety in the North Sea as workers from across the industry mark the anniversary of the...
April 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Energy, Health and Safety, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation
..  The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation 28.03.19 – Safe navigation at sea is dependent on good training, sound practice and long experience – and no organisation is better placed to draw on those qualities than the UK’s Royal Navy. The Nautical Institute is proud,...
March 28th, 2019 | Books, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office works with Seychelles Government to help tackle piracy in the Indian Ocean

UK Hydrographic Office works with Seychelles Government to help tackle piracy in the Indian Ocean
. TAUNTON, 21 MARCH, 2019 – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has presented Security of Navigation, Stabilisation Advice and Training (SONSAT) to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles on behalf of the UK Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).  Funded by...
March 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More