SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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Safety

IMO and ship survey body strengthen cooperation

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On December 7, IMO signed an agreement with the technical body whose members undertake ship survey and certification duties on behalf of IMO Member States. Under the terms of the agreement, IMO and IACS will exchange technical information on a regular basis and strengthen existing lines of dialogue between the two organizations.

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UK Club says most onboard fires originate in the engine room

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Engine room fires are one of the most common fires on ships owing to the presence of a wide range of sources of fuel, sources of ignition and running machinery. An extended period of time onboard a ship without a fire incident can lead to complacency and a failure to prioritise fire prevention measures and simulated fire incident practices. Therefore, the UK Club has teamed up with experts in forensic investigation, Burgoynes, to produce the latest Risk Focus on Engine Room Fire.

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Training on bridge duties while on real time

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The Britannia P&I Club has highlighted the daily behaviour of a bridge team and their interaction with third parties during a routine operation that ends in disaster through a video release which raises awareness that everyone has a role to play in creating a safety culture within their organisation.

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CMA CGM & Chinese authorities foster cooperation

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CMA CGM successfully performed a joint emergency drill together with the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) in Chiwan, China. This exercise was the first training of CMA CGM in cooperation with the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration pollution control and safe navigation team, the terminal operator MCT, Shenzhen Hangpeng Marine Environmental Service and the local agents.

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CHIRP offers seafarers best practice on ECDIS use

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Passage planning is key, and CHIRP gives advice guidance for seafarers using ECDIS, following a report by the UKHO that ECDIS issues are on the rise. There are over 30 ECDIS manufacturers, so seafarers need to be familiar with their own system, and make sure that the system is up to date and corrections have been carried out. Non-compliance leads to detention, and threatens the safety of the crew, the ship and the marine environment.

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USCG inks MOC with Transport Canada

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The US Coast Guard has stated that it entered into a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with Transport Canada for oversight of mutually recognized organizations that carry out inspections and certification activities of commercial vessels on behalf of both governments.

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