Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities

Q1 2017 Tsavliris activities
The Ecofaith On 27 February 2017, Tsavliris dispatched the salvage tug “MICHELE FOSS” (7,270 BHP – 110 TBP) from Seattle, USA, to the assistance of Bulk Carrier “ECOFAITH G.O.” (GT 44,647 – DWT 81,883). The vessel was immobilised due to intermediate shaft breakage, resulting in the shifting...
March 27th, 2017 | Charity, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

London tastes terror

London tastes terror
London has now had a direct taste of the type of terror attack that has struck many cities around the world in the last 12 months. The Westminster shock came exactly one year after a double atrocity which struck Zaventem airport and a metro station in Brussels. Nice, Berlin, Athens, Turkey and Middle...
March 22nd, 2017 | Breaking News, Comment, Events, Headlines, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…

Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is…
Robert Tomlinson (left) with Keith Martin, chairman, Association of Average Adjusters Somali piracy dilemma over General Average treatment of shipowners’ expenses is highlighted at Association of Average Adjusters event in London Marine average adjusters are at the centre of a conflict over whether...
March 21st, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster

Transnet tug and effective teamwork avert second potential maritime disaster
the “BBC SHANGHAI” [EAST LONDON, South Africa, 20 March 2017]  Collaboration between the Ports of East London and Ngqura, together with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), helped avert another potential maritime disaster in the Eastern Cape during the past week. Transnet...
March 20th, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market

VIKING gaining ground in continued difficult market
Henrik Uhd Christensen VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S is experiencing a moderate slowdown following several years of continuous growth. In a market affected by continued decline in two important segments, cargo vessels and offshore, revenue for 2016 totaled DKK 1.858 billion, compared to DKK 1.891...
March 20th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Tanker Aris 13 Incident Update

Tanker Aris 13 Incident Update
The Aris 13 Following our last yesterday, we advise our viewers that EU Naval Force (Somalia) has confirmed that fuel tanker Aris 13 and her crew are now en route to a safe port on the north coast of Somalia after armed pirates, who had been holding the crew since Monday 13 March 2017, departed the ship....
March 17th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

GRAY PAGE launches the DFENCE perimeter protection system

GRAY PAGE launches the DFENCE perimeter protection system
Following two years of research and development Gray Page is pleased to unveil its new vessel perimeter protection system, DFENCE. Devised by the maritime security specialists and internationally-recognised piracy experts at Gray Page, the DFENCE system is designed to prevent unlawful over-the-side access...
March 16th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

The ‘cyber enabled ship’

The ‘cyber enabled ship’
Bernard Twomey Bernard Twomey, BEng, CEng, FIET, MIMechE, FIMarEST, Bernard Twomey Consulting Ltd  The ‘cyber enabled ship’ – what are the risks and what are the mitigations? Synopsis The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support is moving forward at...
March 16th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO Secretary-General urges vigilance after tanker hijack

IMO Secretary-General urges vigilance after tanker hijack
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible piracy attacks, in the wake of the hijack of the Aris 13, off Puntland, Somalia. “While we have seen a very welcome...
March 15th, 2017 | Breaking News, IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…
John Faraclas The BDI was up 13 points at 1,112 with the “support” from the Capers. The wets in the …dry…  Geopolitics are a major concern. John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continue to rise; this time at 1,929 – up 86 points, in a very asymmetrical sequence. Time will...
March 14th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Ocyanic, Maritime Cyber Security Conference

Ocyanic, Maritime Cyber Security Conference
SAVE THE DATE 28 March 2017 at 09.30 a.m. at the Athens War Museum Ocyanic is a free one-day event, addressing technology and security decision-makers of the industry, aiming to inform and alert about both the latest threats and defences available. Come and join speakers from Aspida, BIMCO, DNV GL,...
March 13th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…
Nick Brown LR announces its Cyber Secure programme – a unique, world-class approach to providing cyber security services to the marine and offshore industry Enabling a cyber-smart maritime industry 13 March 2017 – Recognising the need to go further than ensuring the safe integration of cyber...
March 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

VIKING unleashes wave of innovations at Seatrade Cruise Global

VIKING unleashes wave of innovations at Seatrade Cruise Global
VEC Plus VIKING has chosen Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale to showcase a host of innovative safety solutions and servicing concepts, proving once again that the company is closely aligned with cruise line operator needs and priorities. Gamechanger round the corner Marine and offshore safety...
March 10th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update
      Good Afternoon, Welcome to our regular bulletin that showcases the expanding capabilities of Endeavour Maritime. Monaco Wealth Forum Endeavour Maritime is pleased to announce that our managing director, Alistair Galloway, will speak at the annual Monaco...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Antipollution’s S.A. successful project, the Panagia Tinou

Antipollution’s S.A. successful project, the Panagia Tinou
The “Panagia Tniou” Antipollution SA, leading Greek company in the management of ship-generated solid waste, after an open competition conducted by Piraeus Port Authority is undertaking the refloating and removal of the “Panagia Tinou” wreck from the port of Piraeus. The 1972-built...
March 6th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV
Picture credit: Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Norsafe has signed a new contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV to supply its IMO Polar Code compliant Life Saving Appliances (LSA) to an arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. It will be supplying two JYN-85...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Innovative new media simulator brings maritime exercises to life

Innovative new media simulator brings maritime exercises to life
Dustin Eno Baltic Exchange based global crisis communications company, Navigate Response, has launched a social and mainstream media simulator to improve the realism of shipping industry exercises and enhance companies’ crisis response preparations. The online platform, Triton, replicates media...
March 3rd, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, IT and Communications, News, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Who isn’t afraid of volatility; fighting the geopolitical jargon

Who isn’t afraid of volatility; fighting the geopolitical jargon
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) as we have warned run out of steam… Volatility is more than dangerous and is here to stay… In the Geopolitical front the fight begins for carving yet another new world and “order”.  Not just new World Order… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With the...
February 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ASPIDA Cyber Security – General Awareness Training

ASPIDA Cyber Security – General Awareness Training
DNV GL acknowledges that the maritime sector is in need of adequate cyber security to safeguard organizations, assets and information. To that end, Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 16 March 2017, a 1-day general awareness Cyber Security course in order to provide awareness for all personnel and...
February 28th, 2017 | Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII

The BDI@878 loses steam yet again; geopolitics though are on the brink for WWIII
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just three points and now reads 878 points “thanks” to the volatile Capers … Geopolitics are to spill over given some nations unprecedented demands and the fault rests with all six superpowers that look for their vested business interests rather than...
February 27th, 2017 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Disputes, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training
ΝΕW! Cyber Security – General awareness training DNV GL acknowledges that the maritime sector is in need of adequate cyber security to safeguard organizations, assets and information. To that end, Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 16 March 2017, a 1-day general awareness Cyber Security...
February 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Defense, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

New IUMI position paper on fires on ro-ro passenger vehicle decks

New IUMI position paper on fires on ro-ro passenger vehicle decks
Position paper of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)  Fires on ro-ro passenger vehicle decks 8 February 2017   Background The deadly fires aboard the ferries “Norman Atlantic” just before New Year 2014 and the “Sorrento” in April 2015, prompted an international response...
February 8th, 2017 | Claims, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER
l to r: George Teriakidis (DNV GL), Ioannis Loizos (DNV GL), Capt. D. Mattheou (Arcadia), and I.oannis Chiotopoulos (DNV GL), Mr. A. Pagalos (DNV GL) AEGEAN POWER was built by Samsung Heavy Industries at Korea under DNV class, with class assignment date 5th April 2007, and the vessel has remained in...
February 8th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Cyprus

Digital Ship Maritime CIO Forum Cyprus
Digital Ship’s Maritime CIO Forum Cyprus debates the future of iShipping in Limassol next Tuesday The maritime industry is on the cusp of radical and far-reaching advances in technology, and there are ever increasing factors for shipping companies to consider. With this in mind, Digital Ship is pleased...
February 7th, 2017 | Communication, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More