SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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31 Jan 2017
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Safety

Britannia Club advises how to avoid collision

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In its monthly "Risk Watch" report ,the Britannia P&I Club issued one out of a series of posters aiming to collision avoidance. The poster deals with look-out and the use of AIS and concerns the Rule 5 of the International Collision Regulations (COLREGs), which requires ships to use all available means to make a full appraisal of each time situation.

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Crew training is vital on board gas carriers

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The Britannia P&I Club published its "Risk Watch" report, for April, where it provides advice and information on several issues challenging the maritime sector. In the specific category of cargo loading, the report offers a cautionary tale on the appropriate training of the crew, when they are on board gas carriers.

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Securing weathertight efficiency of hatch covers

hatch

UK P&I Club issued a report to provide a good understanding of hatch covers operation, as well as industry requirements, in order to help those involved in inspecting the weathertight integrity of hatch covers in making well informed decisions, and assist owners and crew in maintaining their hatch covers and closing appliances, in line with industry standards.

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TMSA 3 to be released next week

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The third edition of the Tanker Management and Self Assessment – A Best Practice Guide (TMSA 3) will be available from Monday 10th of April. The new version is extended in length (+23% in terms of words) compared with the TMSA 2 with the key focus now being shifted to implementation as the vast majority of the ambiguities of the TMSA 2 has now been cleared.

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AMSA: Fatigue needs to be managed

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AMSA released its 5th edition of the Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin entitled “Shaping Shipping for People”, which focuses on fatigue as a safety hazard. In this bulletin, AMSA investigates causes and consequences of the fatigue onboard, as well as strategies to help reduce the associated risks.

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UK MCA signs International Group large casualty MoU

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The Standard P&I Club announced that UK is the latest state to sign the International Group large casualty Memorandum of Understanding, regarding the response to major maritime casualties and incidents. The MoU was developed following the review undertaken in 2012 of major maritime casualties involving removal of wreck operations.

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