Archive for the ‘Safety and Security’ Category

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

Is your team worthy of international recognition?

Is your team worthy of international recognition?
.. Recognising those at the forefront of safety in global shipping and logistics chain This year’s Safety at Sea Awards will be held on Tuesday 10th September, during London International Shipping Week. Every year we strive to recognise those companies that are setting higher safety standards for...
April 8th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy...
April 8th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Insight, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.
New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.  The booklet, entitled Arrested and Detained Vessels, and Abandoned Seafarers, has been produced by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance...
April 5th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™

Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™
.. Torqeedo provides electric propulsion for new VIKING LifeCraft™ Innovative new evacuation system with electric inflatable boats passes heavy weather tests, wins DMA approval  Gilching, Germany (April 2, 2019) – Torqeedo has developed a specialized high-thrust electric propulsion system for...
April 2nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations

Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations
Image shows a recent maritime search and rescue training exercise organised by the IMRF. Maritime SAR organisations urged to celebrate successful rescue operations Exceptional actions deserve international recognition in the IMRF Awards 2019 “Every day all around the world, maritime search and...
April 2nd, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster

Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster
Mick Cash Offshore union RMT repeats call for public inquiry into helicopter safety on the 10th anniversary of super Puma disaster Offshore union RMT today repeated the call for a full public inquiry into helicopter safety in the North Sea as workers from across the industry mark the anniversary of the...
April 1st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Energy, Health and Safety, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach
ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach   World class support, anytime anywhere in the world Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ClassNK Cyber Security Approach which outlines its basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships. It was released alongside...
March 29th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Safety and Security | Read More

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation

The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation
..  The NI launches new edition of The Principles of Navigation 28.03.19 – Safe navigation at sea is dependent on good training, sound practice and long experience – and no organisation is better placed to draw on those qualities than the UK’s Royal Navy. The Nautical Institute is proud,...
March 28th, 2019 | Books, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

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