Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards

Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards
Peter Broadhurst, Senior VP Safety and Security, receiving the award from broadcaster Colin Murray (left) and Guy Platten, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping. Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Best Security Product Award at Safety at Sea Awards Leading industry award for Inmarsat’s cyber...
September 19th, 2019 | Awards, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Global Maritime Security Conference (7-9 October)

Global Maritime Security Conference (7-9 October)
Global Maritime Security Conference (7-9 October) “GLOBAL MARITIME SECURITY CONFERENCE” – ADVANCING INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION FOR A SAFE, SECURE AND SUSTAINABLE OCEAN ECONOMY (ABUJA NIGERIA, 7-9 OCTOBER 2019) International Collaboration to Tackle the Security Threats Affecting the Blue Economy 17...
September 17th, 2019 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2

Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2
Maritime evidence guide goes on sale Nautical Institute launches Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence, volume 2 By James Brewer Can you believe your own eyes, or your ‘electronic eyes’? Can you trust a video recording to yield the truth about a dangerous incident at sea? Penetrating questions...
September 11th, 2019 | Associations, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit

Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit
. Survitec premieres A Day in the Life of a Survitec Survival Suit The star of the “A Day in the life of a Survitec Survival Suit”, a short film Survitec will premiere at the Offshore Europe trade show, in Aberdeen, Scotland, is undoubtedly the 1000 Series Passenger suit.    Although Ross Johnston,...
September 3rd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Suppliers are not providing equipment with the level of Cyber security needed to protect critical systems

Suppliers are not providing equipment with the level of Cyber security needed to protect critical systems
“Most companies are operating critical systems that are protected, at best, by only the most basic security solution,” Naval Dome’s Itai Sela told delegates attending a conference organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Suppliers are not providing equipment with the level...
August 29th, 2019 | IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers
Deacon Paul Rosenblum Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers A Stella Maris port chaplain has spoken of meeting the crew of the cargo ship that was attacked near the port of Douala with eight crew kidnapped. According to media reports on August 15, west African pirates, attacked the MarMalaita...
August 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days

Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days
Rescued fishermen and ISL Star Master Wallem-managed bulk carrier rescues Indonesian fishermen lost at sea for 10 days ISL Star, a bulk carrier managed by Wallem Group, together with the U.S. Coast Guard successfully retrieved a crew of eight Indonesian fishermen adrift for over a week after their boat...
August 20th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Securing Maritime Assets Demands a New Approach

Securing Maritime Assets Demands a New Approach
Zohar Rozenberg Securing Maritime Assets Demands a New Approach At this moment, cyber-attacks threaten thousands of vulnerable cargo ships, which carry billions of dollars’ worth of goods. Due to the lack of maritime-specific cybersecurity solutions, vessels are highly susceptible to digitally-led...
August 19th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
aden, Yemen Hot Pot News from GAC 14-Aug-2019 CEASEFIRE AGREED Aden, Yemen COLLISION AT ISTANBUL ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey THREATS TO COMMERCIAL VESSELS Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Arabian Sea, Red Sea SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF KEPPEL BAY Singapore VESSEL TRAFFIC AT DARDANELLES Turkey Ceasefire...
August 14th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Supporting offshore safety in Greece

Supporting offshore safety in Greece
Theodosis Stamatellos Supporting offshore safety in Greece by Theodosis Stamatellos, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore South Europe Regional Manager  Having completed the recent collaboration with the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) for the development of an Emergency Response...
August 14th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report

Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report
. Seafarers Happiness Index Q2 – New Report Seafarers working on board cruise ships and ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published this week by The Mission to Seafarers, has revealed that seafarers working on board cruise ships...
August 7th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, P and I Clubs, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings

RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings
Mick Cash RMT to hold Liverpool dockside demonstrations over pay, recruitment and justice on Ferry Crossings Maritime union RMT will be holding demonstrations in Liverpool highlighting the scandal of low pay, recruitment of UK and Irish Ratings, and the failure to redeploy our members who worked on P&O’s...
August 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows
Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows Seafarer happiness levels across tanker, bulk carriers and container ship sectors close to global average this quarter LONDON, 5 August 2019 – The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published today by...
August 5th, 2019 | Charity, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

LISW19 – Cyber Risk: immediate threats and growing concerns.

LISW19 – Cyber Risk: immediate threats and growing concerns.
Julian Clark, Global Head of Shipping,Hill Dickinson LISW19 – Cyber Risk: immediate threats and growing concerns. Revolutionising the Supply Chain: blockchain and the carriage of medicinal cannabis Cyber Security remains one of the key issues facing the maritime sector and will be addressed by...
August 5th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Legal, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf

Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf
John Green Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), is calling for seafarers rights to be respected as a second tanker has been seized. Iranian state TV reported that their forces had seized a...
August 4th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Safety and Security, Seizures, Shipmanagement | Read More

The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced

The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced
The IMRF Awards 2019 shortlist is announced International shortlist showcases skills and commitment to saving lives at sea across the sector and around the world The judges for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 have announced their shortlist, following careful consideration of...
August 1st, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Joint Statement on Current Situation in the Strait of Hormuz

Joint Statement on Current Situation in the Strait of Hormuz
Guy Platten Joint Statement on Current Situation in the Strait of Hormuz Following the seizure of the oil tanker ‘Stena Impero’ on 19 July, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) jointly...
August 1st, 2019 | Associations, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Singapore Shipping Association holds inaugural Tech and Demo Day, announces formation of Digital Transformation Committee

Singapore Shipping Association holds inaugural Tech and Demo Day, announces formation of Digital Transformation Committee
The inaugural Tech and Demo Day aims to help shipping companies adopt technological innovations by bridging the industry with technology start-ups Singapore Shipping Association Holds Inaugural Tech and Demo Day, Announces Formation of Digital Transformation Committee Initiatives aimed at accelerating...
July 31st, 2019 | Associations, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension

Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension
. Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover / Cyber Extortion Extension Steamship Mutual Club Circular L.330 Marine Kidnap & Ransom Cover  – Cyber Extortion Extension       30 July 2019 Steamship Mutual has for a number of years offered its Members cover for marine Kidnap & Ransom risks. This...
July 30th, 2019 | Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, News, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

International Safety Awards 2020 are launched

International Safety Awards 2020 are launched
James Tye – drawing International Safety Awards 2020 are launched British Safety Council launches new categories of International Safety Awards to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations who campaign to transform health, safety and wellbeing The British Safety Council’s International...
July 29th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Survitec’s David Parslow appointed vice-chair of ILAMA

Survitec’s David Parslow appointed vice-chair of ILAMA
David Parslow, Survitec’s Marine Industry Surveillance Manager, has been appointed Vice-Chair, ILAMA Survitec’s David Parslow appointed vice-chair of ILAMA Members of the International Lifesaving Appliance Manufacturers Association (ILAMA) have appointed Survitec’s David Parslow as Vice-Chair,...
July 29th, 2019 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah

Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah
Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah The ReCAAP ISC has produced the “Guidance on Abduction of Crew in the Sulu-Celebes Seas and Waters off Eastern Sabah”. Between 2016 and 2019, a total of 29 incidents of abduction of crew (comprising 18 actual incidents...
July 26th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Corruption, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures starts on 1 September 2019

Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures starts on 1 September 2019
Carien Droppers, Deputy Secretary General Paris MOU Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Emergency Systems and Procedures starts on 1 September 2019 LAUNCH OF JOINT CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN ON EMERGENCY SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES The Member Authorities of the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding...
July 26th, 2019 | Associations, Safety and Security | Read More