Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jul-2018 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SILT BARRICADES OFF TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore CANAL CLEARED FOR CONVOYS TO RESUME Suez Canal, Egypt NEW 96 HOUR ONLINE VISA REQUIREMENT Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Installation and maintenance of silt barricades off Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, July 17,...
July 17th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IMRF celebrates successful Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop

IMRF celebrates successful   Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop
IMRF workshop underway. The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has held a two day Inter Regional Mass Rescue Workshop for the Asia Pacific Region.  The event which was widely appreciated by the participants,...
July 16th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11

Fleet Optimization and Innovation Headlines of the Week 2018/07/11
Paris MOU Illustrates Risk and Opportunity Two weeks ago, I had the honor of meeting Richard Schiferil who is the Secretary-General of the Paris MOU.  A Master Mariner, Richard has been working for the improvement of our industry for the past 29 years at the Paris MOU, an agency which is committed to...
July 13th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018

News from The Nautical Institute July 2018
News from The Nautical Institute includes: The New issue of The Navigator (No.18) Meeting the new president Members Webminar on MASS and a few more than interesting reports and news; log on and tell us your views: NEW! Issue 18 of The Navigator Vessel...
July 12th, 2018 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs
The “Cargo Guidelines for FPSOs” front cover. 10 July 2018 – (London) A new book offering guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs has been released by OCIMF. It supplements existing guidance in the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals...
July 10th, 2018 | Books, Energy, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives
The largest number of fatalities occur in construction British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise There were 144 work-related fatalities in Britain during 2017-18, an increase from 135 fatalities in the previous year, reported the Health...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

ASA-ADCI Partner in New Panama Event

ASA-ADCI Partner in New Panama Event
History in the Making: ASA and ADCI to Host a Joint Event for the First Time in Panama On October 17th, 2017, the American Salvage Association (ASA) entered into an MOU with the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) to strengthen the communications and working relationship between the...
July 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Rescue diver from China who saved three from sunken cargo ship to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Rescue diver from China who saved three from sunken cargo ship to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade
IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery At Sea.  http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/14-C120Bravery.aspx   A...
July 9th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL
Norsafe Hellas Academy Norsafe Academy Hellas is pleased to announce that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with DNV GL the leading Classification Society, regarding the training of its surveyors. “Safety Training for Experienced Surveyors” is a specialized practical course, which has been...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a third Good Mental Health Guide for Seafarers entitled Managing Stress and Sleeping Well at Sea.  Seafarers face unique challenges shared by few other professions – long periods away from home, living and...
July 9th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards
. Anyone with knowledge of an individual or team that has been made an exceptional contribution to maritime search and rescue is being urged to submit an entry for theInternational Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards now.  Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF says: “Entries are coming in from around...
July 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Tsavliris’ 2018 Q2 latest activities

Tsavliris’ 2018 Q2 latest activities
The “Panamax Alexander” Viewers can read herebelow 2018 Tsavliris’ Q2 latest activities with relevant photos  Bulk Carrier “PANAMAX ALEXANDER” On 1 March 2018, Tsavliris Salvage were engaged to provide salvage assistance to the Bulk Carrier “PANAMAX ALEXANDER” (GT 38,928 –...
July 5th, 2018 | Academia, Company Profiles, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Publication 2017 Annual Report from Paris MoU on Port State Control

Publication 2017 Annual Report from Paris MoU on Port State Control
Richard Schiferli “Safeguarding Responsible and Sustainable Shipping” Refusal of access (banning) has been used 65 times since 2015. This year again shows a large increase from 20 bans in 2016 to 33 bans in 2017. The detention percentage has stabilised to 3.82% (from 3.84%). The number of detainable...
July 3rd, 2018 | Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Navios joins CSSF and free membership for smaller ship management companies

Navios joins CSSF and free membership for smaller ship management companies
Hamburg, 2 July 2018. Navios joins the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) as the latest full member. With now 17 members, the CSSF represents more than 36% of the TEU capacity of the global container ship fleet. Furthermore, the CSSF offers the option of a free membership to companies managing a container...
July 2nd, 2018 | Containers, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

The biggest challenges to IoT adoption in shipping have been overcome

The biggest challenges to IoT adoption in shipping have been overcome
IoT webinar panelists, l to r: Hans Ottosen, CEO of Danelec Marine, Mark Warner, Head of Marketing Communications at Inmarsat, Host: Martyn Wingrove, Editor at Marine Electronics and Communications, Ilmo Kuutti, President of NAPA, Vikrant Sharma, Lead Business Strategist at ClassNK The biggest challenges...
July 2nd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

VIKING boosts support for Japanese shipowners

VIKING boosts support for Japanese shipowners
.. Spurred on by a highly successful alliance with MOL Techno-Trade, and recent government approvals for local liferaft assembly and supply, VIKING is establishing its own local presence. Having obtained Japanese government approval to supply liferafts to Japanese-flagged vessels and carry out final...
June 29th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet

Shipping Industry Launches New Security Resources for World Fleet
Image of website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched today, the new website www.maritimeglobalsecurity.org provides...
June 28th, 2018 | International Chamber of Shipping, Safety and Security | Read More

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator launches search for Safetytech Innovators

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator launches search for Safetytech Innovators
. The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator innovation challenges offers trial funding and partnerships with leading marine and energy experts: Kotug and Gassco. Programme seeks safetytech innovators exploring the theme of human safety onboard ships and floating platforms. Winning startups will...
June 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer
Cadets on board The Liberian Registry has underlined its commitment to protecting the welfare of seafarers on the occasion of the International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer, which this year takes ‘seafarer wellbeing’, and mental health in particular, as its theme. Scott Bergeron,...
June 26th, 2018 | Flags, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Video interviews from BDA Executive Forum New York

Video interviews from BDA Executive Forum New York
Hamilton, Bermuda, June 22, 2018 – Bermuda’s Premier, Minister of National Security and leaders of Bermuda’s global business sector highlighted the scope and opportunities of the island’s financial market during last month’s cross-industry forum in New York organised by...
June 22nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Your safety matters – IMO rolls out ferry safety video

Your safety matters – IMO rolls out ferry safety video
Overcrowding is dangerous. Listen to crew. Follow instructions. It could save your life. These simple but key messages to ferry passengers are included in a new one-minute animated IMO safety video, to be shown in ferry terminals across the Asia and Pacific region and on national TV channels. The...
June 22nd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, IMO, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

Performance lists Paris MoU

Performance lists Paris MoU
Richard Schiferli At its 51st meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2017 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations (ROs). These lists will take effect from 1 July 2018. The “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” presents the full spectrum,...
June 14th, 2018 | Flags, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

The 2018 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service

The 2018 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service
Captain Augusto P. Buenaventura receiving the trophy (The third person from the right) “2018 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service” Awarded to Captain of HAMBURG BRIDGE for Rescue Operation at Sea Captain Augusto P. Buenaventura, the Master of containership HAMBURG BRIDGE, has been...
June 14th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016
Trans Gulf Mass at Our Savior. Seafarers on board a ship detained at the Port of Mobile, Alabama, since March 2016, are being supported by Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The Trans Gulf, a roro cargo ship, has been prevented from sailing after it was found with deficiencies. Its current crew were also...
June 13th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More