Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s London, 23 May 2018 – The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator – established to solve some of the toughest safety and risk challenges by creating, facilitating and guiding collaboration between innovative technology companies and industry – has...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, News, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Naval Dome welcomes Siemens’ charter of trust initiative

Naval Dome welcomes Siemens’ charter of trust initiative
Itai Sela Naval Dome, the maritime cyber security system provider, has welcomed the Charter of Trust initiative implemented by German technology group Siemens and which has since welcomed a “who’s who” of global technology companies and brands. The Charter looks to address the cyber security challenges...
May 21st, 2018 | Safety and Security | Read More

SAFETY4SEA Masterclass addresses top issues towards cyber hygiene for the industry

SAFETY4SEA Masterclass addresses top issues towards cyber hygiene for the industry
… The SAFETY4SEA Cyber Masterclass successfully concluded on 16th of May at the Bookcastle of the National Library at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) attracting 240 delegates from a total of 125 organizations. CYBER SECURITY | 16/05/18 The pace of overall technology development...
May 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

Low, unsustainable and volatile markets …and Peace lost the chance

Low, unsustainable and volatile markets …and Peace lost the chance
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” to clinch just four points since yesterday and now reads 1,496… The Geopolitical situation and conversely Peace – given what happened in the Middle East and particularly in the borders of Israel and Gaza, has spectacularly failed, “thanks”...
May 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tenders | Read More

Paris MoU agrees to focus on prevention of Air Pollution from ships

Paris MoU agrees to focus on prevention of Air Pollution from ships
Richard Schiferli The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 51st Committee meeting in Cascais, Portugal, from the 7-11 May 2018, chaired by Mr. Brian Hogan. Anticipating the new maximum limits for sulphur in ships fuel oil, entering into force on 1 January 2020,...
May 14th, 2018 | Associations, Safety and Security | Read More

Human Rights in Japan…

Human Rights in Japan…
Dr Sanae Fujita. Human Rights in Japan: Freedom of Expression, the Media and the Constitutional Amendment By James Brewer Fundamental freedoms are at risk in Japan, the world’s third largest economy, a meeting in London heard. Draft revisions to the constitution prepared by the ruling Liberal Democratic...
May 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Insight, Safety and Security | Read More

Jeddah workshop aims to ensure safe and secure regional waters

Jeddah workshop aims to ensure safe and secure regional waters
… Signatory States to an agreement aimed at repressing piracy, armed robbery and illicit maritime activity in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden Area have agreed that building response capability and information sharing are vital steps towards achieving a more safe and secure maritime...
May 11th, 2018 | IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

A critical analysis of some issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters

A critical analysis of some issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters
Emily Lionis A critical analysis of some issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters by Emily Lionis* ABSTRACT The purpose of this dissertation is to review certain issues arising from the use of safe port clauses in time charters, an area of maritime law which has become fairly...
May 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Insight, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS News: Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform

HRAS News: Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform
… Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform 1st of May 2018 Brussels. There were a total of 206 ships broken in the first quarter of 2018. Of these, 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking. So far this year, 10 workers have...
May 2nd, 2018 | Claims, Disputes, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Changing work, new risks: are we prepared?

Changing work, new risks: are we prepared?
Young man is controlling robotic hand with virtual reality headset. British Safety Council’s conference in Bristol explores how the risks associated with work are changing and what can be done to prepare for the future: –       What are the health implications of working with robots that...
May 2nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done?

Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done?
Constandinos Karikoglou Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done? by Constandinos Karikoglou* …More often than not, your ship condition suffers, as a direct consequence of ill use of office human resources, and bad cooperation within and between office departments. The recent market...
May 2nd, 2018 | Communication, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Apr-2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT FOR EAST GRAND BAHAMA REFINERY &...
April 29th, 2018 | Groundings, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Weather | Read More

Healthy and safe workplaces for all generations

Healthy and safe workplaces for all generations
British Safety Council’s poster – young and older generations working together British Safety Council demonstrates its commitment to the World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign On the eve of the World Day for Health and Safety at Work, the British Safety Council re-affirmed its role...
April 27th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva

Winners announced at International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards in Geneva
Greg Vines, ILO Deputy Director-General for Management & Reform Last night, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) revealed the 2018 winners of its prestigious International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards at a high-profile ceremony in Geneva.  The awards honour...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, ILO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

The IMRF Launches 2018 Awards & Calls for Nominations

The IMRF Launches 2018 Awards & Calls for Nominations
… The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has launched the IMRF Awards 2018 and is calling for nominations and entries from around the world. The Awards are unique, in that they were specifically established to recognise and reward the selfless efforts of search and rescue (SAR) operators...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Naval Dome wins intelligence award for its maritime cyber protection system

Naval Dome wins intelligence award for its maritime cyber protection system
“The award raise awareness of the importance of protecting ship systems from a cyber-attack,” said Naval Dome CEO Itai Sela, pictured right Naval Dome’s Maritime Cyber Protection System (MCPS) received the renowned Marine Intelligence prize last night during the Marine Propulsion Awards and gala...
April 18th, 2018 | Awards, Safety and Security | Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports launch NEESHAN Awards to recognise best practice excellence in Health, Safety and Environment

Abu Dhabi Ports launch NEESHAN Awards to recognise best practice excellence in Health, Safety and Environment
From the Abu Dhabi Ports NEESHAN Awards ceremony – Awards aim to recognise the best practices and initiatives introduced by internal departments, individuals, customers and partners – Abu Dhabi–UAE, 14 April 2018: In line with Abu Dhabi Ports’ commitment to promote adoption of international...
April 14th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation workshop aims to improve safety in two of the world’s most dangerous industries.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation workshop aims to improve safety in two of the world’s most dangerous industries.
Prof. Richard Clegg Recommendations targeting the unacceptably high fatality rates in the fishing and ferries industries will be published later this year.  Lloyd’s Register Foundation (the Foundation), a charity helping to protect the safety of life and property by supporting education, research...
April 13th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five points earlier on today – thanks once again to the Capers and a bit to the Panamaxes, and now stands at 979 points. Geopolitics and the Global Economy in total mess. John Faraclas’ brief Market recap: The Capers’ BCI clinched ten points –...
April 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Immigration, Insight, Marinas, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea

Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea
Captain Pottengal Mukundan. London and Kuala Lumpur, 10 April 2018 – A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels of piracy and armed robbery at sea, warns the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB). IMB’s Piracy...
April 10th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

Celebrating health and safety heroes

Celebrating health and safety heroes
Sophie Harwood receiviing the Young Health & Safety Champion Award 201 Health and Safety Champions, Employee Wellbeing Initiatives and Health and Safety Innovations are shortlisted for International Safety Awards 2018 Recognising individual contributions to keeping workers and workplaces healthy...
April 9th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Become an expert in maritime safety

Become an expert in maritime safety
Are you looking to boost your knowledge of the critical legal issues in maritime safety? Our Diploma in Maritime Safety Policies and Regulations is designed with the busy professional in mind. Studied online over 12 months, you’ll gain a detailed understanding of key aspects of safety, environmental...
April 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Recent developments in Italian law about compensation of personal injuries

Recent developments in Italian law about compensation of personal injuries
The Osservatorio sulla Giustizia Civile (monitoring group about civil justice) at the Tribunal of Milan made public the 2018 edition of their “Tables for the assessment of non-pecuniary damages arising out of personal injuries and loss of parental relationship”. The Tables are widely used by...
March 30th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Legal, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company
Safety solutions provider Survitec has reached agreement to provide Tallship Company, a Dutch sailing charter outfit, with 23 Extended Service Rafts (ESR) over a five-year period, with an option to extend for a further five years. The new equipment will replace existing DSB Inflatable Rescue Boats on...
March 29th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More