Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

Volatility continues with the Capers raising the BDI@1,449

Volatility continues with the Capers raising the BDI@1,449
John Faraclas …seaborne on Superfast XI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points since yesterday, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers – it now reads 1,449; Geopolitics continue to be dodgy… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The Capers “back” on truck with a triple-digit uplift; the...
September 20th, 2017 | Environment, European Union, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarer Mental Health Trauma Leaflet now available in Tagalog language

Seafarer Mental Health Trauma Leaflet now available in Tagalog language
Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce that following the success of the mental health welfare leaflet “Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events”, the leaflet is now available in the Tagalog language. The leaflet is now available on both the HRAS (Publications) and UK P&I (Knowledge)...
September 20th, 2017 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Q3 2017 Tsavliris Activities

Q3 2017 Tsavliris Activities
The “Rainbow Harmony” Viewers can read herebelow Tsavliris’ Salvage Group activities for Q3 2017 On 14 June 2017, the Bulk Carrier “RAINBOW HARMONY” (GT 22,456 – DWT 35,106) immobilised about 300 miles west of Luanda, Angola following generators failure.  During the incident...
September 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

CSSF grows by two further members and prepares for the next meeting in Asia

CSSF grows by two further members and prepares for the next meeting in Asia
Hamburg, 20 September 2017. Piraeus (Greece) based shipping company Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd. joined the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) in July 2017 and Nav-Tech B.V., the newly formed in-house ship management entity of Samskip from Rotterdam (The Netherlands), has been welcomed in the forum as...
September 20th, 2017 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

HELMEPA on the “Agia Zoni II” incident

HELMEPA on the “Agia Zoni II” incident
HELMEPA Director General, Mr. Dimitris Mitsatsos It is with sadness and apprehension that we follow the development of the oil spill resulting from the wreck of the vessel “Agia Zoni II” in the Saronic Gulf. Unfortunately, accidents are unavoidable but for their minimization there is a need for prevention...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

NORSAFE developing USV in joint initiative with Kongsberg Maritime

NORSAFE developing USV in joint initiative with Kongsberg Maritime
Norsafe has been working alongside Kongsberg to develop an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) to act as a combined autonomous and data collection platform with different sensors. Kongsberg selected Norsafe AS as a partner for multi-purpose USV manufacturing because of their well-known reputation for building...
September 14th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

NGOs mantain pressure on owners and scrap dealers of FPSO North Sea Produce

NGOs mantain pressure on owners and scrap dealers of FPSO North Sea Produce
The North Sea Producer beached in Chittagong – © NGO Shipbreaking Platform Brussels, 13 September 2017 – 16 August of last year the FPSO NORTH SEA PRODUCER was beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The ship was allowed to leave the UK based on the false promise that it would be further operationally...
September 13th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

SeafarerHelp named Shoreside Team of the Year

SeafarerHelp named Shoreside Team of the Year
… ISWAN’s SeafarerHelp, a free, confidential, 24/7 helpline which supports thousands of seafarers every year, was named ‘Shoreside Team of the Year’ at last night’s 2017 Safety at Sea Awards, held during London International Shipping Week. Members of ISWAN and the SeafarerHelp...
September 13th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

HudsonAnalytix and North of England promote cyber security awareness

HudsonAnalytix and North of England promote cyber security awareness
Max Bobys Camden, NJ, USA, September 12, 2017 // HudsonAnalytix, Inc. is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with North P&I Club to offer its HACyberLogix platform to member companies seeking cost-effective solutions for evaluating and assessing their cybersecurity needs.  Beginning...
September 12th, 2017 | IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits
Mike Corrigan Trade association Interferry stages its 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, next month with an agenda highlighting the income and savings potential in three key areas – the customer experience, ship technologies and safety issues including cybersecurity. The event runs from October...
September 12th, 2017 | Corruption, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

London P&I Club joins with BV in issuing blackout and engine failure guidance

London P&I Club joins with BV in issuing blackout and engine failure guidance
Carl Durow The London P&I Club, in a joint project with leading classification society Bureau Veritas and its casualty and salvage subsidiary TMC Marine, has issued a new booklet providing operational guidance for preventing blackout and main engine failures. This new publication, the second in a...
September 11th, 2017 | Books, Classification Societies, Groundings, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIMCO launches new guidance for seafarers on avoiding life boat accidents

BIMCO launches new guidance for seafarers on avoiding life boat accidents
Aron Frank Sørensen of BIMCO.  BIMCO has developed new guidance for seafarers on the safe launching and recovery of lifeboats using fall preventer devices (FPDs), to reduce the number of seafarer fatalities and injuries. Lifeboat accidents resulting in fatalities and serious injuries are all too frequent,...
September 11th, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Books, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

North P&I Club recommends HA – Cyber risk assessment platform to members

North P&I Club recommends HA – Cyber risk assessment platform to members
Colin Gillespie, Deputy Director (Loss Prevention), North P&I Club North members receive 20% discount on HACyberLogix platform to measure and minimise cyber-risk September 7, 2017 – North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for members to encourage them to better understand...
September 7th, 2017 | IT and Communications, News, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

MCTC upgrades training courses with Steamship Mutual

MCTC upgrades training courses with Steamship Mutual
Chris Adams Leading maritime training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has launched its upgraded training course in association with International Group P&I Club Steamship Mutual. MCTC has been working closely with Steamship Mutual to upgrade its 10-week Safe Food Handling &...
September 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats in the O&G industry

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats in the O&G industry
Pål Børre Kristoffersen, Offshore Europe, Aberdeen: The benefits of digitalization in the oil and gas industry are profound, but are also causing cyber risks to emerge. Almost 68%1 of oil and gas companies were affected by at least one significant cyber incident in 2016, and many attacks are assumed...
September 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Chennai 6 Awareness Film and Family Impact Statement Released

Chennai 6 Awareness Film and Family Impact Statement Released
HRAS-Chennai-6-FIS-Lisa-Dunn-Front-Cover = Family Impact Statement, Lisa Dunn Human Rights at Sea continues to support the case of the crew of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, including the British maritime security guards who were detained on 12th October 2013 in the Indian Port of Tuticorin for possession...
September 5th, 2017 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety

Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety
The Grenfell Tower Safety experts welcome the publication of terms of reference for the review of building regulations and fire safety  “The Grenfell Tower tragedy must prompt a considerable step change in how fire risk in tower blocks is managed,” urged leading safety bodies in Britain. The safety...
August 31st, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

North P&I Club welcomes Airbus to CSO Alliance

North P&I Club welcomes Airbus to CSO Alliance
Colin Gillespie August 29, 2017 – North P&I Club has welcomed Airbus to the CSO Alliance, the industry-leading partnership of company security officers (CSOs) established to counter maritime crime. Airbus, the largest aerospace company in Europe and a world-leading manufacturer, has partnered...
August 29th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Making the world safer and healthier

Making the world safer and healthier
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council Chief Executive of the British Safety Council and its Chairman designate will explore the nature of wellbeing at work and the practical management of workplace risks at the 21stWorld Congress on Safety & Health at Work in Singapore The 21st World...
August 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” at St. Petersburg

The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” at St. Petersburg
… The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” is meant to be a practical platform for discussions between shipbuilders, customers and contractors related to the fleet of icebreakers, tugboats and vessels providing bunkering and environmental services.   Leading...
August 22nd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas The BDI managed to clinch just six points and now stands at 1,266; the Geopolitics with Terrorism on the rise “promise” to keep us busy and wondering. John Faraclas daily market briefing: The Capers’ BCI is definitely slowing down with only ten points plus since last Friday the 18th...
August 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hear from the Global Bauxite Working Group and Local P&I Correspondents

Hear from the Global Bauxite Working Group and Local P&I Correspondents
Be among the first to hear the Global Bauxite Working Group’s findings  At the IMO’s CCC4 Sub-Committee in September, the Global Bauxite Working Group will be presenting the findings of their hotly-anticipated report. These findings could have significant implications for the carriage, classification...
August 21st, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

HRAS News: Fishing, safety and the Human Element

HRAS News: Fishing, safety and the Human Element
… The recent Nautical Institute Seaways article (June 2017) in co-ordination with the New Zealand based FISH Safety Foundation has looked in detail at the growing need and trend to openly discuss the issues of safety in the global fishing industry, including the protection of basic human rights....
August 18th, 2017 | Charity, Fisheries, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development

TK Foundation gives IMRF $450,000 to support African SAR development
Bruce Reid  The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has been awarded $450,000 USD by The TK Foundation to support its work building vital maritime search and rescue (SAR) capability in Africa. The funding will be spread over three years and will support the IMRF’s Global SAR Development...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More