SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Major issues

  • ReCAAP

    ReCAAP ISC reports 58% decrease of piracy in Asia during 2016

    ReCAAP ISC has issued its annual report revealing a significant improvement in the situation of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia in 2016 compared to the past four years. 2016 has the lowest total number of reported incidents amongst the reporting period. ...

  • maritime day

    World Maritime Day theme for 2017 announced

    "Connecting ships, ports and people”. That is the message to be shared around the world on the World Maritime Day highlighting the importance of coherent and connected development across all maritime sectors as well. ...

  • MLC

    IMO welcomes entry into force of financial security for seafarers

    IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the implementation of new obligations under the MLC 2006 which require shipowners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers, as well as claims for death or long-term disability of seafarers. ...

  • ilo

    First amendments to the MLC 2006 come into force

    Amendments to the MLC 2006, which ensure better protection to seafarers and their families in case of abandonment, death and long-term disability, entered into force on 18 January 2017. From today, foreign ships entering the ports of States for which the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention 2006 is in force, will be inspected for compliance by port State control authorities. ...

  • cyber

    USCG Policy now includes reporting of cyber activity

    The US Coast Guard recently published Policy Letter aiming to outline the criteria and process for suspicious activity and breach of security reporting. ...

Latest News

rmi

GMDSS compliance date pushed back

The IMO now requires that HF radiocommunications equipment capable of operating NBDP be updated to meet the new channeling arrangements, contained in the 2012 Radio Regulations HF, by the first safety radio survey after 01 January 2024.

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New program on maritime human rights launched

Human Rights at Sea has launched its innovative Legal Research Programme which provides a free public platform for seafarers, fishers and students from around the world to showcase their academic work in tackling maritime human rights issues that are important to the charity, and that are in support of the charity’s charitable objectives.

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port

Meet the Port of Indiana

Video give us a tour at the Port of Indiana, located just 18 miles from Chicago. The port handles industrial cargoes for the largest steel producing region in North America as well as for manufacturing and agribusinesses throughout the Northwest.

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LISCR introduces new Compliance Assistance Program

The aim of the this new service is to assist owners and operators to reduce deficiencies and avoid undue delay of vessels due to a detention. The new Compliance Assistance Program gathers and analyzes information on flag and port State inspections, deficiencies and detentions and assists in risk assessment

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