Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

Fugro selected for Australian Government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP)

Fugro selected for Australian Government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP)
The Royal Australian Navy’s Chief of Navy and Australian Hydrographer, the Director of the Australian Geospatial Intelligence Officer, and industry partners at the official signing ceremony for the Australian government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP). Fugro selected for Australian...
February 26th, 2020 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation

DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation
The MSC Gülsün vessels use the world’s first on-deck firefighting monitors – fixed water cannons to slow and stop the spread of fire by cooling, which have a reach of more than 100 metres. (Image care of MSC) DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation London, 25 February 2020: At...
February 25th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cargo Theft Report Confirms Upward Trends in 2019

Cargo Theft Report Confirms Upward Trends in 2019
.. Cargo Theft Report Confirms Upward Trends in 2019  Cargo in transit by road remains the dominant risk Food & beverage cargo increases share of commodity profile Thefts confirmed from unsecure truck parking average 8 per day globally South America ranks highest in median value of cargo per incident...
February 19th, 2020 | Claims, Corruption, Logistics, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ?

Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ?
John Faraclas Capes’ dive; a liability, a catastrophe or an asymmetrical temporarily situ? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up four points since yesterday following a 48 hours stagnation and now reads 425. On a weekly basis, hooray hooray, same was up ten points from last Friday’s (07/02) when same...
February 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Health and Safety, Markets, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Comment: How will the Coronavirus impact businesses?

Comment: How will the Coronavirus impact businesses?
. Comment: How will the Coronavirus impact businesses? by to Phil Reuben, executive director of SCALA Consulting and chairman of SCALA’s Home Appliance Supply Chain Best Practice Forum “A great many of the goods we use every day are manufactured in China. Given this, a significant proportion of...
February 14th, 2020 | Comment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Feb-2020 TRANSIT DUES FOR 2020 Suez Canal, Egypt NEW FORMAT FOR SEA CARGO MANIFESTS India AMENDMENT OF FREQUENCY RANGE(S) IN SHIP STATION LICENCE Singapore LONGER WAITING TIMES Kiel Canal, Germany REPLACEMENT OF FENDERS Mumbai, India SUSPENSION OF LANDING PERMITS/SHORE PASSES India OIL...
February 12th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

London P&I Club presents practical advice on holds and hatches to enhance seafarer safety and reduce cargo claims

London P&I Club presents practical advice on holds and hatches to enhance seafarer safety and reduce cargo claims
. London P&I Club presents practical advice on holds and hatches to enhance seafarer safety and reduce cargo claims Recognising that around a third of all cargo claims and a significant number of seafarer accidents are connected with the use and operation of holds and hatches, The London P&I...
February 12th, 2020 | Books, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

American Club member Alert (Feb 11, 2020) re – oubreak of he 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): USCG MSIB 2 Feb 2020

American Club member Alert (Feb 11, 2020) re – oubreak of he 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): USCG MSIB 2 Feb 2020
AMERICAN CLUB MEMBER ALERT (February 11, 2020) RE – OUTBREAK OF THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV): UNITED STATES COAST GUARD (USCG) MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN (MSIB) OF FEBRUARY 2, 2020  FEBRUARY 11, 2020 OUTBREAK OF THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV): UNITED STATES COAST...
February 11th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Incidents involving Ships while Underway in the Eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VII)

Incidents involving Ships while Underway in the Eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VII)
Incidents involving Ships while Underway in the Eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VII) ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre today issued an Incident Alert on incidents involving ships while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait (Part VII).  Summary On 9 Feb 20, two incidents occurred...
February 9th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…

With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed…
John Faraclas With the BDI down at 415, lips are sealed… What an end of a weak week that was with the BDI losing 16 points and now standing at 415 amid dangerous and perplexed geopolitical issues? John Faraclas’ recap: The weekly losses of the BDI stood at 72 points – down from 487 recorded last...
February 7th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Awards, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fishing Trawlers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Photography, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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

ECSA raises the alarm about the Gulf of Guinea

ECSA raises the alarm about the Gulf of Guinea
Martin Dorsman ECSA raises the alarm about the Gulf of Guinea At the ECR Conference on Maritime Security and the Blue Economy yesterday in the European Parliament, ECSA raises the alarm about the dire security situation in the Gulf of Guinea “Urgent action has to be taken by the EU right away....
February 6th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

CIRM publishes Cyber Risk Code of Practice

CIRM publishes Cyber Risk Code of Practice
CIRM publishes Cyber Risk Code of Practice On 4th February 2020, the Comité International Radio-Maritime (CIRM) released the ‘CIRM Cyber Risk Code of Practice for Vendors of Marine Electronic Equipment and Services’ (the Code), and a supporting document which provides guidance on implementing...
February 4th, 2020 | Associations, CIRM, 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

IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 Certification

IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 Certification
Allen Leatt IMCA successfully achieves ISO 27001 Certification The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has recently passed an ISO 27001 (Information Security Management) Stage 2 Audit in addition to its annual ISO 9001 surveillance audit. ISO 27001 is the standard created by...
February 3rd, 2020 | Associations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…

The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The “F” word “applies” for the Markets and Geopolitics too… The falling markets, an unprecedented for many development – although we have witnessed a BDI down to 290 points in Feb 10 2016 and the falling apart of the European Union with the United Kingdom’s BREXIT  is the...
January 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Aces…

Aces…
John Faraclas Aces… Aces come in many forms and categories in all sectors of everyday life, be it business, sports – say tennis for example, negotiations – particularly on S&P, politics – to be impeached or not, in numerology, in card games we might hear the cry “Aces high.”  This is...
January 30th, 2020 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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

66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits

66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits
… 66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits Analysis of figures from the British Transport Police showed 1,005 thefts took place on tube lines in December 2019 BTP recorded a total of 1,596 across all its transport networks in December last year This included 977 thefts from...
January 28th, 2020 | Corruption, Rail, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

American Club Member Alert (January 23, 2020) Re – Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020

American Club Member Alert (January 23, 2020) Re – Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020
American Club Member Alert (January 23, 2020) Re – Cover for War and Terrorism Risks for 2020  JANUARY 23, 2020 COVER FOR WAR AND TERRORISM RISKS FOR 2020 Reference is made to Circular No. 42/19 of December 23, 2019 which, inter alia, described the arrangements which have been made to provide...
January 23rd, 2020 | Marine Insurance, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

LOC Group – Longitude awarded contract by Trinity House

LOC Group – Longitude awarded contract by Trinity House
… LOC Group – Longitude awarded contract by Trinity House Longitude named as Technical Specialist in support of the Trinity House vessel replacement programme Longitude, an LOC Group Company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract for the Trinity House Vessel Replacement...
January 23rd, 2020 | Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | 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

‘Cyber Managed’ from Bureau Veritas: the pragmatic path to cyber resilience and protection

‘Cyber Managed’ from Bureau Veritas: the pragmatic path to cyber resilience and protection
Paillette Palaiologou, Vice President for the Hellenic Black Sea & Adriatic Zone, Bureau Veritas, said: “Cyber Managed provides a holistic yet pragmatic response to cyber threats to keep owners continually protected.” ‘Cyber Managed’ from Bureau Veritas: the pragmatic path to cyber resilience...
January 20th, 2020 | Classification Societies, News, Safety and Security | Read More