Archive for the ‘Maritime Accidents’ Category

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project
A PSA Marine Tug Master providing feedback on the smart navigation system during a usability test conducted on Wärtsilä’s autonomous ship simulator. Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project Wärtsilä Corporation,  13...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

CMA CGM LIBRA – Live streaming of Court of Appeal hearing

CMA CGM LIBRA – Live streaming of Court of Appeal hearing
    CMA CGM LIBRA – Live streaming of Court of Appeal hearing At a Glance… On 8 March 2019 Justice Teare handed down judgment in the case of the CMA CGM LIBRA (Alize 1954 & another v. Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG & others) which, in 2011, grounded on an uncharted shoal in...
February 17th, 2020 | Groundings, Legal, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Shipowners taking safe stevedoring on board seriously

Shipowners taking safe stevedoring on board seriously
.. Shipowners taking safe stevedoring on board seriously Preventing stevedore injuries and deaths at the quayside: focussing a safety mindset at the ship-shore interface As recently as two years ago, the estimated number of preventable deaths by dockworkers registered by the International Transport Federation...
February 7th, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift

Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift
.. Seafarers’ charity helps crew whose ship goes adrift Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) in the Seychelles has stepped in to assist a crew of five fishermen who were cast adrift in the Indian Ocean following engine failure. The crew sent out a distress message and were...
February 7th, 2020 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Situational awareness explored in 23rd issue of The Navigator

Situational awareness explored in 23rd issue of The Navigator
. Situational awareness explored in 23rd issue of The Navigator 04.02.20 – The key role that situational awareness plays is examined in depth in the latest edition of The Navigator, the free publication from The Nautical Institute aimed at maritime navigators around the world. Articles include...
February 4th, 2020 | Associations, Communication, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

INTERCARGO applauds the IMO’s intention to improve casualty investigation reporting

INTERCARGO applauds the IMO’s intention to improve casualty investigation reporting
Dimitris J. Fafalios, president of INTERCARGO INTERCARGO applauds the IMO’s intention to improve casualty investigation reporting Exactly one year ago, in our opening media release for 2019, INTERCARGO reminded that cargo liquefaction continued to be a major risk for dry bulk shipping. Our Association...
January 31st, 2020 | Intercargo, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Cobham SATCOM welcomes new tighter safety regulations for the use of fire fighter radios which protect life and assets at sea

Cobham SATCOM welcomes new tighter safety regulations for the use of fire fighter radios which protect life and assets at sea
SAILOR 3965 Fire Fighter Radio Cobham SATCOM welcomes new tighter safety regulations for the use of fire fighter radios which protect life and assets at sea Forward-looking R&D programme means the SAILOR 3965 UHF Fire Fighter radio is already compliant with updated regulations from the IMO and EU Copenhagen,...
January 30th, 2020 | Communication, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia

European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia
European shipping industry urges the revival of Operation Sophia In his statement yesterday at the Foreign Affairs Council, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell said that the EU “[has] to revive” Operation Sophia. The deployment of the Operation Sophia’s naval assets will...
January 21st, 2020 | Associations, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 10-Jan-2020 MARINE WORKS AT NORTH-EASTERN CORNER OF NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong HIGH WATER ADVISORY: 30′ AND RISING Lower Mississippi River, United States CARGO VESSEL COLLIDES WITH FISHING BOAT Istanbul, Turkey PORT REMAINS AT ISPS LEVEL 1 Khalifa Bin Salman...
January 10th, 2020 | Construction, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Refocus of Ardent strategy and relocation of HQ

Refocus of Ardent strategy and relocation of HQ
. Refocus of Ardent strategy and relocation of HQ Ardent, a leading Emergency Management and Wreck Removal company, today announced a refocus of its strategy and a relocation of its headquarter. Ardent will refocus its strategy away from decommissioning towards its core business of emergency management...
December 23rd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Maritime Accidents, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part III)

ReCAAP ISC Incident Alert on Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part III)
Map – Approximate location of the three incidents in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait on 20 December 2019 Incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part III) ReCAAP ISC issued two Incident Alerts (IA 05/2019 on 23 October 2019[1] and IA 06/2019 on 29...
December 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction

The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction
Lars A. Malm, Director Strategic Business Development & Client Relations, The Swedish Club The Swedish Club Points Bridge Crew in the Right Direction Containers tumbling into the sea, environmental damage – with reports of navigational error a seeming fact of life The Swedish Club has launched...
November 20th, 2019 | Containers, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

Convergence

Convergence
Convergence There is no such thing as accidents—just a means of communicating a message. Within the past 4 hours I have been privy to two different fora discussing our industry.  In both, the comment was made about shipping’s isolation as a barrier to change and evolution, “Shipping needs to...
November 14th, 2019 | Associations, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.

Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education.
John Faraclas testing the MarSEVR, Virtual Reality Finnish Disruptive Innovation transforms Maritime Safety Training and Education. London. Allaboutshipping.co uk was invited on October 29, 2019 to attend a presentation of the MarSEVR (Maritime Safety Education with Virtual Reality) in London at the...
October 30th, 2019 | Events, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager

Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager
Tom Adams Risk specialist joins Navigate Response as Crisis Response Manager Navigate Response, the global maritime crisis communication consultancy, announced today that Tom Adams has joined its expanding London team as a Crisis Response Manager. Tom joins Navigate Response from the security sector...
October 30th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Claims, Company Profiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…

BDI’s positive (?) hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions…
John Faraclas BDI’s positive hiccup amid further Geopolitical tensions… The BDI gained six points earlier on today and now reads 1,785 thanks to the Capes bouncing back with 53 points. Geopolitics continue to be in a perplexed deteriorating mess in all fronts in all five continents and seven seas....
October 24th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMRF delivers tailored training to boost maritime SAR capabilities across Africa

IMRF delivers tailored training to boost maritime SAR capabilities across Africa
Image shows the course attendees taking part in a practical exercise as part of the course. IMRF delivers tailored training to boost maritime SAR capabilities across Africa The International Maritime Rescue Federation has held a basic rescue boat operating course, in conjunction with the RNLI, specifically...
October 21st, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI

Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI
Helle Hammer, IUMI Policy Forum Chair Containership fires: it is time to take action, says IUMI This year has already seen an alarming number of container ship fires including Yantian Express, APL Vancouver, Grande America, E.R. Kobe and KMTC Hong Kong. The escalation is of growing concern to IUMI (International...
October 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News | Read More

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places

Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places
Image provided by Mats Ryde, SSRS, Exchange 2019 Lifeboat crews across Europe swap places IMRF holds its 8th annual European Lifeboat Crew Exchange, where crew members swap places to learn about different equipment and gain experience in new locations. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has...
October 10th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Fire Ranger and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Fire Safety Equipment/Maritime Academy Partnership

Fire Ranger and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Fire Safety Equipment/Maritime Academy Partnership
New Resolve Partners is Chauncey Naylor (director of the Resolve Academy), Stacy Payne (Resolve) and Glyn Day and Neil Cooper both with Fire Ranger. The Large Fire Extinguisher is called Big Red. Fire RangerTM and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Partnership Aligning Live-Action Training with State-of-the-Art...
October 8th, 2019 | Academia, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”
Dimitris Mitsatsos, Director, General/HELMEPA, presenting the program “Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean” OnThursday, 3 October 2019 representatives of the maritime press in Piraeus, Greece were presented with this 3-year...
October 4th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

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