SMART4SEA Conference & Awards

31 Jan 2017
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31 Jan 2017
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Tag: 2017 SAFETY Perspectives

Key focus areas for shipping in 2017

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Sokratis Dimakopoulos, Deputy Managing Director, Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement, has responded to SAFETY4SEA questions by addressing key challenges for the shipping industry during 2017. Mr Dimakopoulos also shares company's plans for the new year with the aim to improve further training, HSE, vetting and PSC performance which is considered as a “ticket” to commercial success.

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Focus on new STCW requirements for retaining best crews onboard

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Capt. John Dickie, Managing Director, Joint Development Associates Ltd., says that the biggest safety challenge facing shipping in 2017 is that of retaining the best crews on board and professionals ashore in the office. Therefore, industry should focus on a more practical approach to enforcement of the new STCW certification requirements for seafarers that enter into effect on 1 January 2017.

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Swedish Club focuses on emergency training

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Joakim Enström, Loss Prevention Officer, The Swedish Club, explains that Club's focus for the new year would be to enhance emergency response. The Club has already launched a new initiative including emergency training based upon a realistic scenario with the aim to shape a more rigorous and realistic approach to testing the emergency response plan.

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Intercargo to examine future amendments to the IMSBC Code

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Kostas G. Gkonis, Secretary General, Intercargo, says the 2016 topics and concerns continue in 2017, therefore, liquefaction remains a major problem for dry bulk shipping as well. Dr. Gkonis said that the Association is looking into future amendments to the IMSBC Code and plans to develop a new guide for masters on cargoes that may liquefy to increase awareness on that important topic.

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North of England P&I shares thoughts & insights for the new year

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Colin Gillespie, Deputy Director Loss Prevention, North of England P&I Club, addresses key challenges that the shipping industry needs to take into consideration and put forward action plans in 2017.Mr. Gillespie explains how 2016 impacted bulk cargoes, human element, cyber security and fishing safety and shares his aspirations for the new year.

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American Club addresses key safety challenges for 2017

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William H. Moore, Senior Vice President, American P&I Club, responded to SAFETY4SEA questions by providing insight into the current and future safety concerns. Dr. Moore reveals Club's focus areas for 2017 and poses key questions to industry stakeholders to raise awareness into the significant global financial and commercial challenges that shipping industry faces.

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