Posts Tagged ‘MCA’

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Crew Training – a factor in Thailand’s worst maritime disaster?

Crew Training – a factor in Thailand’s worst maritime disaster?
Galileo Maritime Academy training session The sinking of the 29 meter tour boat M/V Phoenix off Phuket on July 5th this year with the loss of 47 tourist lives, including 13 children, was the worst man-made maritime disaster in Thailand for many decades.  There are all too frequent collisions, fire...
August 23rd, 2018 | Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) contract award

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) contract award
Bruce McGregor, PDMS director UK MCA award contract to PDMS Maritime to deliver significant new business systems PDMS Maritime is delighted to announce a significant new contract with the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to provide a new integrated system to incorporate seafarer management...
April 18th, 2016 | Organisations | Read More

HUTTON’S Medical supports round-the-world yacht race

HUTTON’S Medical supports round-the-world yacht race
Hutton’s Medical, part of the international ship supplier Hutton’s Group, has been chosen as a partner by Praxes Medical Group to be the sole supplier of medical kits and supplies to the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race. Hutton’s Medical will assist Praxes, the Clipper Race’s Global...
March 23rd, 2015 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Videotel course responds to international training changes and earns MCA approval

Videotel course responds to international training changes and earns MCA approval
London, U.K. – 11th February 2015 –VideotelTM has responded to major changes in international seafarer training legislation by producing a new e-learning course which establishes effective procedures onboard ship that will help to save lives in the event of an emergency situation. The Crisis Management...
February 11th, 2015 | Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Bibby Line Limited celebrates officer trainee of the year award

Bibby Line Limited celebrates officer trainee of the year award
Jonty Turnbull Bibby Line Limited sponsored Trainee Deck Officer Jonty Turnbull is celebrating being awarded the prestigious Trainee Officer of the Year Award by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The MCA Officer Trainee of the Year Award is presented each year to a newly certificated Officer...
October 15th, 2014 | Awards, Person Profiles | Read More

Videotel enhances MCA-Approved security training courses

Videotel enhances MCA-Approved security training courses
London, U.K. – 7 October 2014 – Videotel™ has expanded and enhanced its Ship Security Officer and Designated Security Duties Training Course in line with the latest STCW regulations. The Ship Security Officer Training Course is for personnel who are nominated as ship’s Security Officers and the...
October 7th, 2014 | Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

What needs to be done to raise the profile of shipping and to raise awareness…

What needs to be done to raise the profile of shipping and to raise awareness…
Captain Jessica Tyson What needs to be done to raise the profile of shipping and to raise awareness in the new generation of the attraction of a maritime career? By Jessica Tyson* Recently I was having a conversation with a colleague concerning the search for the four missing British yachtsmen off Cape...
June 10th, 2014 | HR, Insight, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Impressive British presence at major shipping show in Greece

Impressive British presence at major shipping show in Greece
The British Ambassador John Kittmer and Sir Alan Massey UK companies network with Greek shipping community at Posidonia 2014 and explore opportunities in shipping related services. Posidonia is the largest international gathering on the shipping calendar. It is a high profile maritime exhibition and...
June 6th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technology | Read More

Videotel gains MCA approval for new suite of ship security training

Videotel gains MCA approval for new suite of ship security training
Nigel Cleave Videotel has been granted MCA approval on a new training suite designed to meet the forthcoming STCW rules on Ship Security Training. From 1st January 2014, security training will fall into three categories, in that all seafarers must demonstrate an understanding of the security threats...
December 9th, 2013 | Maritime Education and Training, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

FUGRO completes 2-year nautical charting survey for MCA

FUGRO completes 2-year nautical charting survey for MCA
On 25th September, 2013 Fugro EMU collected the last of over 15 billion bathymetric soundings for their involvement in the 2011 to 2013 Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) Civil Hydrography Programme.  Working in UK coastal waters between the 2-metre and 40-metre contours, Fugro EMU surveyed over 3, 000...
November 20th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More