Archive for the ‘Maritime Accidents’ Category

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2
Maritime evidence guide goes on sale Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2 By James Brewer Can you believe your own eyes, or your ‘electronic eyes’? Can you trust a video recording to yield the truth about a dangerous incident at sea? Penetrating questions...
September 11th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia

Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia
Deep concern for the 25 seafarers reported missing aboard “NUR ALLYA” loaded with Nickel Ore in Indonesia INTERCARGO’s thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the 25 seafarers, crew of the Indonesian Flagged 52,400 dwt bulk carrier “NUR ALLYA” (built 2002) reported missing...
August 29th, 2019 | Associations, Intercargo, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days
Rescued fishermen and ISL Star Master Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat...
August 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
aden, Yemen Hot Pot News from GAC 14-Aug-2019 CEASEFIRE AGREED Aden, Yemen COLLISION AT ISTANBUL ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey THREATS TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF KEPPEL BAY Singapore VESSEL TRAFFIC AT DARDANELLES Turkey Ceasefire...
August 14th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced

The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced
The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced International shortlist showcases skills and commitment to saving lives at sea across the sector and around the world The judges for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 have announced their shortlist, following careful consideration of...
August 1st, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Evergreen Statement – Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality

Evergreen Statement – Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality
Evergreen Statement — Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality There have been recent reports of a fatality at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh. A worker sadly lost his life having accidentally fallen while scrapping a container ship. Evergreen wishes to express sympathy for this loss of life and for...
July 31st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh

Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh
Entrance gate to one of the Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yards – © NGO Shipbreaking Platform 2019 Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh Yesterday, cutter man Shahidul lost his life while working at Kabir Steel’s Khawja shipbreaking yard in Chattogram (f.k.a....
July 24th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Survitec inks deal fo global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system

Survitec inks deal fo global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system
Eugene Verstegen, co-owner of Evacuator Worldwide and inventor of the Evacuator system Survitec inks deal for global distribution rights to pioneering evacuator system Survitec has signed a partnership agreement with Netherlands-based manufacturer Evacuator Worldwide for the global distribution rights...
July 22nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

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

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

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities

Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities
The bunkering tanker “A.Michel” Q2 2019 Tsavliris Activities On 12 May 2019, the Bunkering Tanker “A. MICHEL” (GRT 4,346 – DWT 6,711), laden with 1660 tonnes IFO 380 and 950 tonnes MGO, whilst anchored at Fujairah B anchorage, UAE, suffered an underwater explosion (reported as sabotage)...
July 3rd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Maritime Accidents, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Jul-2019 RESTRICTED AREAS OFF CENTRAL MILITARY DOCK Hong Kong EXPLOSION AT TERMINAL Aliaga Petkim Terminal, Turkey Restricted areas off Central Military Dock Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Hong Kong The Shipping and Port Control (Amendment) Regulation 2019 and the Merchant Shipping...
July 2nd, 2019 | Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety
MS Finlandia. Photo courtesy of Eckerö Line ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety ABB’s situational awareness solution, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision, will allow MS Finlandia to enhance safety during maneuvering and docking ABB and Eckerö Line teams will install...
April 30th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, 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

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

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch
IMSO Director General, Captain Ahmed Moin and Iridium Director of Maritime Safety and Security Services, Kyle Hurst during the signing ceremony at IMSO headquarters. Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch International Mobile Satellite Organization...
April 16th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | 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

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring

OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring
The Cover of “Effective Mooring”  OCIMF releases fourth edition of Effective Mooring 4 March 2019 London Mooring is one of the most complex and dangerous operations for ship and terminal crew. If something goes wrong, the consequences can be severe. That’s why the Oil Companies International...
March 4th, 2019 | Books, Claims, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations

The IMRF Awards 2019 – for maritime search and rescue – are now open for nominations
.. The IMRF Awards 2019 are now open for nominations​ It’s time to thank the exceptional, inspirational people who save lives at sea The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)   is calling for outstanding individuals, teams, professionals or volunteers, companies and organisations...
March 4th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More