Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

UK Hydrographic Office works with Seychelles Government to help tackle piracy in the Indian Ocean

UK Hydrographic Office works with Seychelles Government to help tackle piracy in the Indian Ocean
. TAUNTON, 21 MARCH, 2019 – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has presented Security of Navigation, Stabilisation Advice and Training (SONSAT) to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles on behalf of the UK Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).  Funded by...
March 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem… What a week that was, eh! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 53 points earlier on today and 81 since last week’s 649! Geopolitics with the BREXIT saga enigmatically perplexed,  as well as with the unprecedented bankruptcy of...
March 15th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program

American P&I Club: Circular no. 08/19 – Pre-employment medical (PEME) Program
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club From the American P & I Club:  MARCH 15, 2019   CIRCULAR NO. 08/19   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION (PEME) PROGRAM: CHANGE TO THE EXAMINATION FORM...
March 15th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector

Training against cyber-attack in the maritime sector
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s MLA College, together with the University of Sunderland and Stapleton International, has developed an online Maritime Cyber Risk Awareness Course to help address an industry-wide lack of preparedness against digital threats Modern...
March 13th, 2019 | Communication, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA

The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA
The enriched e-Learning Program of HELMEPA The regulations that are governing Safety and Environmental Protection in shipping as well as the technological developments are “running” at such a high speed that the continuous information is of an even more particular importance. Therefore, HELMEPA could...
March 12th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan
8 March 2019 “I just want him home. I want his safety and I want him back” Mumbai, India. Human Rights at Sea today publishes the first of a series of follow-up family focused case studies for those Indian seafarers still abandoned, some reportedly for over 33 months, offshore the UAE. With a headline… The...
March 11th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance

OrderWise Pledges Support for Air Ambulance
Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019 Award-winning software specialist OrderWise has announced the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity of the year for 2019. The Lincs & Notts...
March 8th, 2019 | Aviation, Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue

Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue
Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF Celebrating women in maritime search and rescue Women are helping to save lives at sea every day all around the world “There are women in lifeboat crews, women leading national and international search and rescue organisations and women developing innovative technologies...
March 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, News, People and Places, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | 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

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool

North P&I Club Launches Safety Culture Organisational Assessment Tool
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I  6 March 2019 – North P&I Club has launched a self-assessment tool to help its Members assess and improve their safety performance. Developed in conjunction with leading safety consultancy Green-Jakobsen, the Safety Culture Organisational...
March 6th, 2019 | Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | 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

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine
Ship bunkering Auramarine launches ‘Get ready for 2020’ initiative to help owners and operators manage the operational impact of new compliant fuels and mitigate the risk of engine damage and downtime, ensuring vessel safety, efficient operations and profitability  Turku, Finland, 28 February...
March 1st, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards
Port of Milford Haven The Port Marine Safety Code assurance audit is required for all UK Harbour Authorities and any organisation running port marine terminals.  The Port of Milford Haven commissioned ABPmer to provide a full and transparent check of its compliance with the requirements of the Code. ...
February 27th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean

HRAS publishes Briefing Note on Criminalisation of Civil Society SAR Activities in the Mediterranean
26th February 2019 London. UK.  Human Rights at Sea has published a new Briefing Note on the ‘Legal and Policy Matters Arising from the Increased Criminalisation of the Civil Society Search and Rescue Activities in the Mediterranean’. This is the second publication on the issue of the increasing...
February 27th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme IP Reinforced

Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme IP Reinforced
London.UK. Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce that its Missing Seafarers & Fishers Reporting Programme has had its intellectual property (IP) reinforced in respect of protecting the original concept, logo, name and the work of the charity through the award of a Trademark by the UK Intellectual...
February 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

KR certifies Songa Shipmanagement as cyber security compliant​

KR certifies Songa Shipmanagement as cyber security compliant​
Joanne Pauline CCSO (Company Cyber Security Officer) Songa Shipmanagement, Kenneth MacLeod, CEO Songa Shipmanagement and Jeoungkyu Lim and Kaemyoung Park, Team Leader from KR’s Cyber Certification Team. Korean Register (KR) has completed a comprehensive cyber security audit of Songa Shipmanagement...
February 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Convergence: Silos crumbling in the face of change? (Part 2)

Convergence: Silos crumbling in the face of change?  (Part 2)
Convergence: Silos crumbling in the face of change?  (Part 2) Right now, we think we are a noble industry, carrying 90% of the world’s goods and energy. But if people think about us, they think of water and oil and dead birds.  If we’re not connected as an industry, we can’t be effective to change...
February 20th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Improving cyber capabilities in the Caribbean

Improving cyber capabilities in the Caribbean
Vinicio Mella, President, Fundación Tito Mella; Peter Greenwood, Country Manager, USTDA; Bryan Larson, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in Dominican Republic; Cynthia Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, HudsonTrident  HudsonTrident and Fundación Tito Mella Awarded United States Trade and Development...
February 19th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh
… Chittagong, 18 February 2019 – Today, a fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker, beached in Chittagong, killing two workers. Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR (IMO 9191412) at Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard. According...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The winners of International Safety Awards 2019 are announced

The winners of International Safety Awards 2019 are announced
 The British Safety Council has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have shown a true dedication to keeping their workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2018 calendar year. This...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Survitec supplies LFB with new DSB 470 FR rescue boat

Survitec supplies LFB with new DSB 470 FR rescue boat
The London Fire Brigade with the DSB 470 FR during flood and stability tests SURVITEC SUPPLIES LONDON FIRE BRIGADE WITH NEW DSB 470 FR RESCUE BOAT Leading provider to the Emergency Services industry, Survitec, has secured a contract with Babcock International Group (Babcock) to supply the London Fire...
February 11th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Entries are now open for the Safety at Sea Awards 2019

Entries are now open for the Safety at Sea Awards 2019
 ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN Celebrate a safer maritime industry We are excited to announce that this year’s Safety at Sea Awards will be held on Tuesday 10th September, during London International Shipping Week. The Awards are an opportunity to applaud the individuals and companies at the forefront...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Taunton

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Taunton
Rear Admiral Tim Lowe CBE, Acting Chief Executive, UKHO with The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP visits UKHO to congratulate staff on vital contributions to Defence, UK Government and economic growth around the world TAUNTON, 11 FEBRUARY, 2019 – The UK Hydrographic Office...
February 11th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack

North P&I Club launches Can Test training pack
Simon MacLeod, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I February 5, 2019 – North P&I Club has launched its comprehensive new series of bite-sized training packs to help seafarers avoid the contributing factors to workplace casualties, as well as unplanned events that did not result...
February 5th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More