Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access

New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access
Guy Platten New survey from ICS and ECSA paints positive picture for seafarer internet access A new survey from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) reveals that not only is internet access for seafarers for personal use on board ships...
May 15th, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Rethinking Safety

Rethinking Safety
Rethinking Safety a brand new workshop from The Nautical Institute London: 5 – 6 June 2019 Are you ready for your assumptions to be challenged? Join leading industry expert Nippin Anand PhD FNI at this new two-day NI professional workshop and explore some of the most persistent myths surrounding maritime...
May 14th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing
l to r: George Yohannan, Bjarne Kolbo Nielsen and Kevin Momme from VIKING Life-Saving Equipment. Middle to right: Yousef Humaid Saleh, Mashood Dar, Gaurav Ravi Chaudhary and Abubacker Sitheik from ADNOC Logistics & Services ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing Abu Dhabi-based...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard

Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard
Failure to check charterparty wording catches ship manager off guard International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.  By way of...
May 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Fixtures, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-May-2019 INSTALLATION OF ECO-SHORELINE FEATURES Hong Kong SECURITY UPDATE (1 MAY) Sri Lanka Installation of eco-shoreline features Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 May 2019 and for approximately 6 weeks, marine works involving installation of eco-shoreline features...
May 1st, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety

ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety
MS Finlandia. Photo courtesy of Eckerö Line ABB enables Eckerö Line’s cruise ferry to increase operational safety ABB’s situational awareness solution, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Vision, will allow MS Finlandia to enhance safety during maneuvering and docking ABB and Eckerö Line teams will install...
April 30th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Aon and HudsonAnalytix team on Integrated Cyber Security Strength

Aon and HudsonAnalytix team on Integrated Cyber Security Strength
Cynthia Hudson, CEO of HudsonAnalytix Aon and HudsonCyber come together to deliver integrated cybersecurity capabilities to the global marine industry LONDON (April 29, 2019) – Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a leading global professional services firm providing industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, is joining...
April 29th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing
Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of the British Safety Council No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing British Safety Council’s campaigning and research work supports the aims of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work The World Day for Safety and Health...
April 25th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, ILO, Safety and Security | Read More

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting

INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting
INTERCARGO on Bulk Carrier Casualties reporting INTERCARGO’s Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2018 provides an analysis of reported bulk carrier losses during the period from 2009 to 2018, when 188 lives were lost and 48 bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt were identified as total losses. Although there has...
April 24th, 2019 | Associations, Groundings, Health and Safety, Intercargo, Maritime Accidents, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry

One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry
UK Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani at the Safety at Sea Awards 2018 One week to go to submit your Safety at Sea awards entry There is only one week to go to submit your entry for the 2019 Safety at Sea Awards before entries close on May 1st. ENTER TODAY This year’s awards will be held on Tuesday 10th...
April 24th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations

DNV GL: More flexibility for safety regulations
Mooring operations involve potential risks. IMO has therefore reviewed and amended the relevant SOLAS requirements. More flexibility for safety regulations A proactive approach for safety Safety is what the regulatory work of IMO and classification societies is all about. A set of draft guidelines up...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods  ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS)...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Containers, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Apr-2019 TIN HAU FESTIVAL AT TAI MIU WAN (JOSS HOUSE BAY) Hong Kong SEA SURVEY OFF RAFFLES RESERVED ANCHORAGE Singapore MOUNT AGUNG ERUPTS Bali, Indonesia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY BOMB ATTACKS Sri Lanka Tin Hau Festival at Tai Miu Wan (Joss House Bay) Monday, April 22,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group

IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group
IFSTS 2019 sponsored by Tsakos Group /  ATHENS, AEGLI ZAPPIOU The event is free of charge; however, an invitation is required. SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, 4th of June. Location: Aegli Zappiou 10 ++ motives, not to miss it. Register now for a place. www.ifsts.net New development on STS will be presented,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Stellar Daisy – publication of the casualty investigation report by the Republic of the Marshall Islands
The ill-fated “Stellar Daisy” 21 April 2019 – Korean Register’s response to the Republic of the Marshall Islands’ report on the loss of Stellar Daisy Korean Register (KR), its Chairman, management and entire staff would like to offer their sincere sympathies to the families and...
April 21st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice

Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice
Rape at Sea, Flag State jurisdiction and the Search for Justice Commentary 15th April 2019 London. UK. The alleged rape of a 17-year-old female UK national on the Panamanian flagged cruise ship MSC Divina as the ship sailed between Mallorca and the Spanish port of Valencia, brings to the forefront the...
April 17th, 2019 | Charity, Corruption, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch
IMSO Director General, Captain Ahmed Moin and Iridium Director of Maritime Safety and Security Services, Kyle Hurst during the signing ceremony at IMSO headquarters. Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch International Mobile Satellite Organization...
April 16th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cleaning up the HazMat act

Cleaning up the HazMat act
Enthusiastic-Middle-East-maritime-fraternity Cleaning up the HazMat act Safety and environmental responsibility related to sustainable ship recycling, was the focus of attention for 87 members representing a cross-section of the shipping industry who attended an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science...
April 14th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, IMarEST, Safety and Security | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18
.. Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18 There were a total of 181 ships broken in the first quarter of 2019. Of these, 142 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia where they were broken under conditions that cause irreversible damage to both human health and the environment [1]. Between...
April 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published

First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published
First Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea published London.UK. The first version of the inaugural ‘Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea‘ is today published by Human Rights at Sea after the initial drafting session was held in Switzerland on 20-21 March 2019 at the Graduate Instiute of...
April 10th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

Safety and Security finalists – IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards Profile

Safety and Security finalists – IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards Profile
.. Safety and Security finalists – IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards Profile Ports of Abu Dhabi, Antwerp, JadeWeser & Niedersachsen all shortlisted for their World Ports Sustainability Program projects with winner to be announced at IAPH Guangzhou 2019 Conference Regulatory laws,...
April 10th, 2019 | Awards, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019

British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019
ISA 2019 Distinction winners Celebrating exceptional commitment to workplace health, safety and wellbeing British Safety Council announces the winners of the International Safety Awards 2019 On 5 April, British Safety Council announced the winners of the 2019 International Safety Awards, which recognise...
April 9th, 2019 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21

Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21
Alfonso Castillero Liberian flag added to QUALSHIP 21 The Liberian flag has been included in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) QUALSHIP 21 (QS21) roster for 2019-2020. QS21 recognizes vessels and flag states which have successfully met specified safety and quality requirements and regulations...
April 9th, 2019 | Flags, Safety and Security | Read More

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ

Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Brady, Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica, addresses the seminar at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica Nuclear fears addressed by stringent maritime legislation says MAJ Nuclear transportation at sea can be safely managed as long as shippers stringently...
April 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Health and Safety, Markets, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports
The RS24 high resolution radar is the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar. New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 April 2019 at 1 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has launched its RS24...
April 9th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More