SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Oct 2016
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SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Oct 2016
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  • Project zero - Maersk

    MaersK: Data will save lives

    At Maersk Drilling, the Project Zero team is exploring how data and other methods can be used to advance safety performance and prevent accidents before they occur. When people are fatigued, for example, their ability to understand complicated information decreases. A top priority for the team is t to simplify procedures offshore. ...

  • yemen

    RMI warns on potential terrorist attacks off Yemen and Southern Philippines

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has issued a Ship Security Advisory to recommend heightened vigilance while transiting off the Southern Philippines and Yemen based on information received from private maritime security company, LSS-SAPU. RMI warns on potential terrorist involvement in attacks on merchant vessels in these areas. ...

  • IMB Infographic 2016_04

    Violent attacks worsen in seas off West Africa

    The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) warns that despite the global piracy downturn, new figures reveal growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year. ...

  • elfaro

    El Faro Upate: Voyage Data Recorder Located

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has located the voyage data recorder belonging to the El Faro, the cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin. El Faro’s VDR was found early Tuesday morning in 15,000 feet of water, about 41 miles (36 nautical miles) northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bahamas, by a team of investigators and scientists using remotely operated undersea search equipment. ...

  • mlc

    ITF announces MLC implementation and enforcement study

    The ITF (International Transport Workers Federation) has commissioned an in depth study into the implementation and enforcement of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), which came into force in August 2013. The study will be carried out by Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI). ...

Latest News

Somalia piracy

Video: Somali pirates remain a serious threat

Video shows that the stage is being set for piracy’s return off the coast of Somalia. At least 9 merchant vessels, five dhows, and one fishing vessel reported being approached or attacked by Somali pirates. The five dhows were all successfully hijacked by pirates.

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Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: No Justice for Seafarers

Video illustrates that coastal states in the Gulf of Guinea may have taken steps to increase their naval capacity, resulting in a few high profile arrests and a reduction in the number of hijacking for cargo theft but they have failed to establish effective systems for prosecution.

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USCG warns of recall of emergency beacon

USCG has issued a safety alert to inform about the urgent recall of all SAFELINK EPIRBs due to a possible defect that could result in the beacon not operating in emergency situations. USCG advises that if you own or use a SAFELINK EPIRB automatic or manual model as identified in the attached SAFELINK Recall Safety Notice you should NOT use it as a primary Search and Rescue beacon onboard your vessel.

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DNV GL offers ‘cloud-based digital twin’ concept for smarter asset

In this video, DNV GL introduces the concept of a cloud-based digital twin, a next-generation offering which supports an ecosystem of asset-centric engineering applications. The digital twin is a virtual image of your asset, maintained throughout the lifecycle and easily accessible at any time. One platform brings all the experts together, providing powerful analysis, insight and diagnostics.

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HRAS investigates cases of missing fishers at sea

Human Rights at Sea announced that it expands its global flagship programme to include investigation and recording of missing fishers at sea cases. The updated and re-titled ‘Missing Seafarers and Fishers Reporting Programme’ is a reflection of the increasing scope of the charity’s flagship programme established in January 2014 originally focused on identifying missing seafarers.

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