SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Safety

OCIMF is planning a TMSA3 release within 2017

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In 2014, the OCIMF General Purposes Committee approved a periodic review of the Tanker Management & Self Assessment (TMSA) publication, in order to bring it up to date with current legislation, new technologies and current best Industry practices. OCIMF have recognised that many companies currently implement a satisfactory TMSA system, and it was determined that a light touch be applied when reviewing the publication.

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How to minimize the risk from ro-ro fires

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Roll-on-roll-off vessels and car carriers are twice as likely to catch fire as other ships and vehicle-deck fires are notoriously difficult to contain and put out. Therefore, the North P&I Club has published a new loss prevention briefing on how to prevent, detect and fight fires onboard such vessels.

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Falck training centre to open at Rotterdam Port

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The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that Falck is due to open a new training centre on the Maasvlakte in 2018. It will become an international, high-profile safety-knowledge centre for public and industrial fire brigades, the offshore, maritime sector and wind industry.

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Cayman Islands: How to comply with the Removal of Wrecks Convention

Shipwreck

The Maritime Authority of Cayman Islands has issued an updated guidance in order to give notice to the owners of Cayman Islands ships, and ships visiting Cayman Islands waters, of the requirements and obligations imposed under the Convention and to give details of the process the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands will be following for issuing the certificates required under the Convention.

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Implementing risk assessments

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Working on board a ship often exposes seafarers to a variety of work-related accidents and incidents. In most cases, these may have been easily avoided had a proper risk assessment been undertaken. The Shipowners P&I Club has begun a year-long project to assist operators in incorporating a risk assessment ethos into their on board operating procedures.

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USCG: Minimum rate for drug test on board set to 25%

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The US Coast Guard has announced that marine employers must establish random drug testing programs for covered crewmembers on inspected and uninspected vessels. Every marine employer is required to collect and maintain a record of drug testing program data for each calendar year, and submit this data by 15 March of the following year to the Coast Guard in an annual MIS report.

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